Past Voices – A tribute to Ethel Payne and the history of the black press – Denise Oliver Velez / Daily Kos

C-Span_Ethel_Payne.jpgreWhen Hillary Clinton addressed the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists on August 5, 2016 in Washington, D.C., she encouraged journalists to hold candidates accountable, and stated:

In the tradition of path-breaking journalists like Ethel Payne and Ruben Salazar, we need you to make sure that America’s front pages, and nightly new casts, and online information reflects the great diversity of our nation.

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