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Your Call: What can we learn from the life of the pioneering black journalist Ethel Payne?

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On the February 17th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with James McGrath Morris about his new book Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press. She was a pioneering journalist and activist, so why has there been so little written about her life? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guest:

James McGrath Morris, author, columnist, radio show host

Web Resources:

James McGrath Morris

NY Times: Review: The Reporter Ethel Payne in ‘Eye on the Struggle’

CJR: Meet the first two African American women in the White House press corps

Washington Post: Ethel Payne,‘first lady of the black press,’asked questions no one else would