From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Galbreath, Haywood

(born: 1956) 

Haywood Galbreath was born in Mayfield, KY, oldest of six children. When he was 13 years old, he was adopted by a white family. In 1977 he hosted a weekly affairs radio program in Mayfield. Galbreath was a photojournalist, actor, and stuntman. In 1986 he established the H. G. Star-1 Production Co. and H. G. Star-1 News Photos. In 1997 the H. G. Star Company was the first African American-owned news photo service to record the Emmy awards from inside the auditorium. Galbreath is the author of The O. J. Simpson Murder Trial: the complete photo journal of the trial of the century. For more see O. J. Simpson Facts and Fictions, by D. M. Hunt; Minority Photo - Journalism Institute (MPJI); and Anatomy of a Trial, by J. Hayslett.

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Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: The OJ Simpson murder trial: the complete photo journal of the trial of the century
NKAA Source: O.J. Simpson facts and fictions: news rituals in the construction of reality
NKAA Source: Anatomy of a trial : public loss, lessons learned from The People vs. O.J. Simpson

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“Galbreath, Haywood,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 28, 2022,

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