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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Monday, July 21, is the 150th anniversary of the debut of the New Orleans Tribune , which became the first black-owned daily newspaper in the United States. Its founder, Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, had been one of the publishers of ...

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Panel marks 150th anniversary of first black-owned daily U.S. newspaper



Monday, July 21, is the 150th anniversary of the debut of the New Orleans Tribune, which became the first black-owned daily newspaper in the United States. Its founder, Dr. Louis Charles Roudanez, had been one of the publishers of L'Union, a black-owned paper that closed amid threats and intimidation during the tumultuous end of the Civil War in Union-occupied New Orleans.? [ Read more ]

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