Ethel Payne was a pioneering reporter who considered herself an ‘instrument of change.’ Her coverage of the civil rights movement for the black press inspired her readers, and her fearless attitude in Washington pushed issues onto the national stage. Kojo explores her life, career, and legacy with biographer James McGrath Morris.

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  • James McGrath Morris Author, "Eye On The Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press."

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