Max Robinson

1st African-American Network TV Anchor Max Robinson Full Name: Max Robinson
Nationality: American

Profession: 1st African-American Network TV Anchor
Why Famous: The first African-American broadcast network news anchor in the United States when he became a co-anchor of ABC News World News Tonight.

Robinson was a founder of the National Association of Black Journalists and one of the first television journalists to die of AIDS.

Born: May 1, 1939
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA

Died: December 20, 1988 (aged 49)
Cause of Death: AIDS