Thursday, 16 March 2017

190th anniversary of the founding of Freedom’s Journal

(First published 16 March 1827, New York, US)
First African American-owned and edited newspaper is founded by Rev Peter Williams and a group of influential African Americans in New York, and aptly named Freedom’s Journal
(Jackie McLean QuartetMelody for Melonae [personnel: McLean, alto saxophone; Walter Davis, Jr, piano; Herbie Lewis, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, US, 19 March 1962])
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