LIttle Known Black History Fact: Dorothy Gilliam

Dorothy Gilliam overcame a major barrier at The Washington Post newspaper by becoming the popular publication’s first Black female reporter. Ms. Gilliam continues to advocate for balance in journalism in her post-retirement career and is a living legend of her field. Gilliam was born November 24, 1936 in Memphis, Tenn. She discovered her love of journalism…

http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/10/28/little-known-black-history-fact-dorothy-gilliam/

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