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The Legacy of a Radical Black Newspaperman William Monroe Trotter rejected the view that racial equality could come in stages. By: Casey Cep

The Legacy of a Radical Black Newspaperman

The mustache had to go. A classic nineteenth-century handlebar, it was far too recognizable, so William Monroe Trotter shaved it off. In addition to the disguise, he arranged to take a cooking class in his boarding house, evincing a sudden interest that would have surprised his wife, mother, and two sisters.

The Michigan Chronicle: “The Black Press Is More Important Than Ever”

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Stephen talks to Cathy Nedd. Roadshow Jan 2018/Seg 2

Michigan Chronicle publisher, Cathy Nedd continues the long tradition of making sure black newspapers are one of the major voices of the African American community. She and other Black Press publishers are invested in telling the stories that white, mainstream media habitually ignores.