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Title Eye on the struggle : Ethel Payne, the first lady of the Black Press / James McGrath Morris.
Author Morris, James McGrath, author.
Publication New York : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
Edition First edition.
Description x, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Call # B PAYNE M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-400) and index.
Summary Acclaimed biographer James McGrath Morris brings into focus the riveting life of pioneering journalist Ethel Payne, known as The First Lady of the Black Press. For decades, Ethel Lois Payne has been hidden in the shadows of history. Now, Morris skillfully illuminates the life of this ambitious, influential, and groundbreaking woman, from her childhood growing up in South Chicago to her career as a journalist and network news commentator, reporting on some of the most crucial events in modern American history.
Subject Payne, Ethel L.
African American women journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
African American women -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780062198853 :
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 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Biog  B PAYNE M    CHECK SHELVES