African American Journalism

Washington Post’s first black female reporter: Newsrooms still aren’t diverse enough | Perspective | The Inquirer, Philly.com

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Dorothy Butler Gilliam, For the Inquirer, The Inquirer, Philly.com Dorothy Butler Gilliam in the fall of 1961 or early in 1962, soon after having arrived at The Washington Post. (Harry Naltchayan / Washington Post). Featured Image I first walked into the Washington Post newsroom in 1961 as its first black female reporter, I felt as if I were about to […]
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Hoptown must move to honor Ted Poston | Kentucky New Era

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Jennifer P. Brown, Kentucky New Era A man with glasses (Ted Poston) sits at an office desk holding a letter. A smiling woman (his assistant Harriette Easterlin) sits next to him and a man (his assistant William Clark) leans over them both. A poster behind them depicts a soldier and reads “We are fighting the Axis not each other” and […]
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Dawoud Bey: 40 Years of Photos Affirming the ‘Lives of Ordinary Black People’ | The New York Times A new retrospective book “Seeing Deeply” reveals his decades-long exploration of community, memory and photography.">Dawoud Bey: 40 Years of Photos Affirming the ‘Lives of Ordinary Black People’ | The New York Times A new retrospective book “Seeing Deeply” reveals his decades-long exploration of community, memory and photography.

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A new retrospective book “Seeing Deeply” reveals his decades-long exploration of community, memory and photography.
Dawoud Bey: 40 Years of Photos Affirming the ‘Lives of Ordinary Black People’ | The New York Times A new retrospective book “Seeing Deeply” reveals his decades-long exploration of community, memory and photography." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Les Payne, Journalist Who Exposed Racial Injustice, Dies at 76 | The New York Times Les Payne, a fervid and fearless Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for Newsday who helped pave the way for a generation of black journalists, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 76.">Les Payne, Journalist Who Exposed Racial Injustice, Dies at 76 | The New York Times Les Payne, a fervid and fearless Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for Newsday who helped pave the way for a generation of black journalists, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 76.

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Les Payne, a fervid and fearless Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for Newsday who helped pave the way for a generation of black journalists, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 76.
Les Payne, Journalist Who Exposed Racial Injustice, Dies at 76 | The New York Times Les Payne, a fervid and fearless Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for Newsday who helped pave the way for a generation of black journalists, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 76." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Cornel West’s One-Sided War | The Atlantic Coates says he is "mystified as anybody else” over West's critique.">Ta-Nehisi Coates on Cornel West’s One-Sided War | The Atlantic Coates says he is "mystified as anybody else” over West's critique.

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Coates says he is "mystified as anybody else” over West's critique.
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Cornel West’s One-Sided War | The Atlantic Coates says he is "mystified as anybody else” over West's critique." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks | Daily Beast Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.">Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks | Daily Beast Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

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Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.
Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks | Daily Beast Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Forward Press | Baltimore Magazine As a Vietnam vet, former Black Panther, and father of a literary superstar, Paul Coates has lived a life reminiscent of the great literature he publishes.">Forward Press | Baltimore Magazine As a Vietnam vet, former Black Panther, and father of a literary superstar, Paul Coates has lived a life reminiscent of the great literature he publishes.

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As a Vietnam vet, former Black Panther, and father of a literary superstar, Paul Coates has lived a life reminiscent of the great literature he publishes.
Forward Press | Baltimore Magazine As a Vietnam vet, former Black Panther, and father of a literary superstar, Paul Coates has lived a life reminiscent of the great literature he publishes." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Founder of SheaMoisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc. | The Root "This acquisition of Essence represents the beginning of an exciting transformation of our iconic brand..."">Founder of SheaMoisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc. | The Root "This acquisition of Essence represents the beginning of an exciting transformation of our iconic brand..."

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"This acquisition of Essence represents the beginning of an exciting transformation of our iconic brand..."
Founder of SheaMoisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc. | The Root "This acquisition of Essence represents the beginning of an exciting transformation of our iconic brand..."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More