Question of the Day
Yesterday's Question of the Day asked … This famous newspaper editor and suffragist is known for her pioneering investigative journalism on mob lynchings and publishing the pamphlet "Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases." Who was she? That would be the Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
Congratulations to Jann Dorothy for being the very first to answer that correctly! Felicitations also go out to @.l.interpretations, Amy Wang of the Arizona Republic, Lynda Albertson, Craig Pittman of the Tampa Bay Times, Nichelle Stephens, Alva Lewis, Hollywood Highlands, Annie M. Dance, Arnold M. Knightly of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Edward Tenner, Cindi Lash of Pittsburgh Magazine, Carla Bundy and eschuman for also all answering correctly!
Here's today's question: This legendary journalist of yore was dubbed "the first lady of the Black Press" and credited by the Washington Post with "asking the questions no one else would." She was also the first female African-American commentator to be hired by a national network. Who was she?
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