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African-American journalist, Harry S. McAlpin (1906-1985) became the first African American journalist to receive White House press credentials. In 1944, he attended his first White House press conference with President Franklin Roosevelt. McAlpin was formerly a war correspondent and news reporter for the National Negro Press Association and the Atlanta Daily World. An Airforce veteran, McAlpin was also a war correspondent during World War I. Continue reading “Harry S. McAlpin: First African-American Journalist To Receive White House Press Credentials”