First Black female
editor/investigative reporter on white arsonists and lynchers, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, of
the Memphis Free Speech and Headlight from 1889 to 1892.
First accredited Black
reporter covering World War I was Ralph W. Tyler, 1917.
First nationally influential
post-Reconstruction paper, especially the years 1896-1903, the New York Age,
Timothy Thomas Fortune, editor, with Booker T. Washington.
The first race uplift
magazine, The Crisis, founded in 1911 by W.E.B. DuBois in the New York offices of