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Little Known Black History Fact: Les Payne

Les Payne, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, died last Monday (Mar. 19) after suffering a major heart attack. His loss has shocked many who remember the veteran reporter and editor, including many he helped lead and mentor as the fourth president of the National Association of Black Journalists. 354 more words

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Journalist Robin Givhan Kicked Out Of BET Conference For Michelle Obama Story

Well here’s some interesting, hot tea you sip on. It seems BET and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan are not on the same page. No, not at all. 663 more words

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Black Media Powerhouses: Celebrating News Icons of the Past, Present, and Future

I was a TV reporter in the early ’90s. I was the only person of color at the first station where I worked.

When I landed at my next station, I was one of two African-Americans in the newsroom. 1,974 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Lerone Bennett Jr. worked as a journalist, historian, and scholar over the course of his long career. The former EBONY editor and author passed last week, leaving behind a strong volume of historical works that still stand as valued resources today. 330 more words

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“A Red Record”:  A History of Lynching Documented By Ida B. Wells Barnett

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Published in 1895, by journalist and activist, Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931), “A Red Record” was a pamphlet designed to recount America’s history of lynching African Americans. 865 more words

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Ethel Lois Payne:  “The First Lady” Of The Black Press

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Ethel Lois Payne (1891-1991)

Ethel Lois Payne (1911-1991) embarked on a career in journalism that would ultimately position her as one of the leading African American journalists of her era. 374 more words

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