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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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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

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

Black Icons Shun the Black Press | The Washington Informer “Let me take the message to my people in the Black community and you take the message to the white community and, if it works out, we’ll meet.” - Bobby Rush">Black Icons Shun the Black Press | The Washington Informer “Let me take the message to my people in the Black community and you take the message to the white community and, if it works out, we’ll meet.” - Bobby Rush

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“Let me take the message to my people in the Black community and you take the message to the white community and, if it works out, we’ll meet.” - Bobby Rush
Black Icons Shun the Black Press | The Washington Informer “Let me take the message to my people in the Black community and you take the message to the white community and, if it works out, we’ll meet.” - Bobby Rush" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Jim Vance, Washington’s longest-serving local news anchor, is dead at 75 | The Washington Post In a city of news junkies and scores of high-profile figures in politics and the media, the most-watched journalist in Washington may well have been Jim Vance. For more than 45 years at WRC-TV (Channel 4), he was the region’s longest-serving television news anchor. He presided over the area’s top-rated newscasts and became a public figure in his own right. He gained broad sympathy for his openness about his struggles with drugs and depression.">Jim Vance, Washington’s longest-serving local news anchor, is dead at 75 | The Washington Post In a city of news junkies and scores of high-profile figures in politics and the media, the most-watched journalist in Washington may well have been Jim Vance. For more than 45 years at WRC-TV (Channel 4), he was the region’s longest-serving television news anchor. He presided over the area’s top-rated newscasts and became a public figure in his own right. He gained broad sympathy for his openness about his struggles with drugs and depression.

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In a city of news junkies and scores of high-profile figures in politics and the media, the most-watched journalist in Washington may well have been Jim Vance. For more than 45 years at WRC-TV (Channel 4), he was the region’s longest-serving television news anchor. He presided over the area’s top-rated newscasts and became a public figure in his own right. He gained broad sympathy for his openness about his struggles with drugs and depression.
Jim Vance, Washington’s longest-serving local news anchor, is dead at 75 | The Washington Post In a city of news junkies and scores of high-profile figures in politics and the media, the most-watched journalist in Washington may well have been Jim Vance. For more than 45 years at WRC-TV (Channel 4), he was the region’s longest-serving television news anchor. He presided over the area’s top-rated newscasts and became a public figure in his own right. He gained broad sympathy for his openness about his struggles with drugs and depression." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More