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Women in Journalism Stamps to be Issued In September, the U.S. Postal Service will issue commemorative stamps honoring women in journalism.

Nellie Bly, Ida M. Tarbell, Marguerite Higgins and Ethel L. Payne were trailblazers in war correspondence, investigative journalism and political reporting. Born in Chicago in 1911, Payne (above) covered the Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and '60s. Known as the first lady of the Black press, she reported from Washington for the Chicago Defender and in 1972 joined CBS, becoming the first African American commentator employed by a national network.

Lawyers Group Chooses First Black President Dennis W. Archer, former mayor of Detroit, was named president-elect of the American Bar Association (ABA). He is the first African American to hold the position in the group's 125-year history. Black lawyers, denied membership in the ABA, formed their own organization, the National Bar Association, in 1925. The ABA has 400,000 members.

First Black Female Lieutenant Governor to be Elected

History is certain to be made in the fall Ohio governor's race. Both of the candidates have African American women on their tickets. No Black woman has ever served as Lt. Gov. of any state. The incumbant, Republican Gov. Bob Taft selected Jennette B. Bradley (left) as his running mate. Bradley is serving her third four-year term on the Columbus City Council. Charleta B. Tavares is sharing the Democratic ticket with gubernatorial candidate Tim Hagan. Tavares (opposite) is also on the Columbus City Council and previously spent more than five years in the Ohio General Assembly as a State Representative. …

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