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

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 When I first walked into the Washington Post newsroom in 1961 as its first black female reporter, I felt […]

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Kamala Harris Pays a Visit to Al Sharpton | The New Yorker

Eric Lach, The New Yorker Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty. Featured Image Since announcing her Presidential campaign, last month, Kamala Harris, the California senator, has held a rally in California, a CNN town-hall event in Iowa, and a non-CNN town-hall event in New Hampshire. On Thursday, she had lunch in Harlem. Harris, who hopes […]

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Hoptown must move to honor Ted Poston | Kentucky New Era

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 […]

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Small Alberta village honours founding families for Black History Month | Global News

Deb Matejicka, Global News Long before the province officially recognized Black History Month, the tiny village of Breton in north-central Alberta had been commemorating and honouring the African American immigrants who helped settle the area. “It started out as very low-key, very humble beginnings with the local team here at the museum,” said Breton and […]

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