Biography Discussion Group

The Biography Discussion Group will discuss Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James Morris (Amistad, $16.99). Morris's groundbreaking biography illuminates the life and accomplishments of pioneering journalist Ethel Lois Payne, and pays tribute to the critical role of the black press in the civil rights era. A trailblazing black woman in an industry dominated by white men, Payne also broke the glass ceiling, becoming the first female African-American radio and television commentator on a national network, working for CBS. 

Event date: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 10:00am
Event address: 
The Bookworm
Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062198860
Availability: Special Order
Published: Amistad Press - February 7th, 2017