Monday, March 28, 2011

Black Press Week Commemorates The Founding Of Freedom’s Journal


The Weekly Challenger
Originally posted 3/25/2011
By: Carole Geary


By Karen Reedus Jasper

Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Crusader


CHICAGO - In celebration of the 184th anniversary of the founding of Freedom’s Journal, the first black newspaper on March 16, 1827 by John B. Russwurm and Samuel E. Cornish in New York City, the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation held three days of activities to commemorate the milestone as part of Black Press Week.  Read more at the Weekly Challenger

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