June 19, 2012 – Segment 1

The Afro-American newspaper is turning 120, and tonight we will join in the anniversary celebration! The Afro-American is the second longest running black periodical in the U.S. This weekend a new exhibit opens at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, called Growing Up AFRO: Snapshots of Black Childhood from the Afro-American Newspapers. Our guests tonight will include: Afro-American Publisher John Oliver; exhibition curator John Gartrell; and the Lewis Museum’s Executive Director, Dr. Skipp Sanders.

Written by Marc Steiner

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