Afro-American Newspapers Celebrates 125 Years

The Afro-American Newspapers celebrates 125 years with a gala event. We look back and ahead at news coverage in the black community.


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Jake Oliver, Publisher & Chairman of the Board, The Afro-American Newspapers

Edgar Brookins, Managing Editor, The Afro-American Newspapers

Harold Fisher

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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