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Black journalist honored for Emmett Till Coverage (‘civil rights champion’)

News Release Youngstown State University to Present Honorary Degree and Activity Card to Iconic Black Journalist and Civil Rights Champion 12/04/2013 | 12:48pm US/Eastern Recommend: 0 Trailblazing reporter Simeon Booker, an award-winning black journalist whose coverage of the Mississippi murder of Emmett Till in 1955 is credited with galvanizing the civil rights movement, receives an […]