With the recent passing of legendary 60 Minutes correspondent Mike Wallace---who died April 7 at 93--- comes reflection on the career of man whose investigative and thought-provoking interviews would go down in history.
Wallace, a man who travelled with Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement and was a major figure in covering the ins and outs of it, had a news tenure that spanned more than three decades. Many of his top interviews were with key black politicians, entertainers, activists and pop culture icons.
As the nation mourns the death of a media powerhouse, here's a look at top black news moments in Wallace's career. --- Janell Hazelwood