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“A Red Record”:  A History of Lynching Documented By Ida B. Wells Barnett

In 1895, African American journalist, Ida B. Wells Barnett published, “A Red Record” an account of the lynching of African Americans.  This courageous account provided yet another journalistic platform for Wells Barnett to further her one-woman anti-lynching campaign.  Click the link to learn more. 

Ethel Lois Payne:  “The First Lady” Of The Black Press

Ethel Lois Payne:  “The First Lady” Of The Black Press! Click the link to learn more.

Carole Simpson: Trailblazing African American Journalist

Carole Simpson: A trailblazing pioneer in the field of broadcast journalism. Click the link to learn more.

Moneta Sleet, Jr.: 1st African American To Win Pulitzer Prize For Journalism

Moneta Sleet, Jr. captured many powerful images of the civil rights movement and beyond. He was the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism. Click the link to learn more.

Delilah L. Beasley: Historian, Journalist, & Reporter

Delilah Beasley used the power of her pen as well as her passion for history to chronicle the experiences of blacks in California. Largely self taught, she is credited with being one of the first people to document the existence and contributions of blacks in California. Click the link to learn more.

Freedom’s Journal: The 1st African American Owned & Operated Newspaper

Freedom’s Journal was the first African American owned and operated news publication, in the U.S. Click the link to learn more.

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