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Little Known Black History Fact: Simeon Booker

Black journalists across the nation should bow their heads and pay heavy respects to the life and career of Simeon Booker this week. The pioneering newsman passed away this past Sunday at the age of 99, but his contributions to journalism will live on forever. 261 more words

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Civil Rights Chronicler For Ebony And Jet Simeon Booker Dies

Simeon Booker, who courageously reported on the civil rights struggle and was a role model for generations of Black journalists, died on Sunday at the age of 99, The… 341 more words

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April Ryan: 'I'm Good' On Not Being Invited To White House Holiday Party

Once again, Trump’s White House is proving that they have serious issues with Black women.

Case in point: Veteran journalist April Ryan has not been invited to their annual Holiday party, despite having been a guest at this fête for the past twenty years under several different presidents. 338 more words

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Happy Birthday to Me!

For my birthday this year, I’m asking for donations to Jackson Association of Black Journalists. I’ve chosen this nonprofit because their mission means a lot to me, and I hope you’ll consider contributing as a way to celebrate with me. 23 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Roger Wilkins

Roger Wilkins, a longtime civil rights attorney and educator, made headlines in 1973 when he and a group of Washington Post reporters won the Pulitzer Prize for exposing the Watergate scandal. 346 more words

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Here's How Journalists Of Color Practice Self-Care During The Trump Era

Most people can agree that 2017 has not been an easy year.

For journalists of color, the stories we are called to write and report on have been heart wrenching, tear-jerking, and downright triggering to produce. 1,097 more words

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Carole Simpson: Trailblazing African American Journalist

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Carole Simpson (1940 – ) is an award winning pioneer in the field of broadcast journalism. As an African American female journalist, she has achieved many “firsts” in the field. 278 more words

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