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Excerpt: ‘Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America’

Editor’s note: Memphis-born Dorothy Butler Gilliam’s journalistic career spanned 50 years, putting her front and center of the fight for civil rights, including covering James Meredith’s entry into the University of Mississippi and staying at the home of Arkansas civil rights stalwart Daisy Bates. Gilliam’s journey is emblematic of massive changes in America’s racial landscape, […]