TDIH Contributions by Michael Knepler

Michael Knepler is a occasional contributor to the This Day in History series. Here is a collection of events in people’s history that he has chronicled.
portrait of Claude Barnett

March 21, 1919: Associated Negro Press Launched

Entrepreneur Claude Albert Barnett launched the Associated Negro Press, or ANP, a nationwide and international news service that focused on current events, feature stories, opinions and other information important to African Americans but usually ignored by or unknown to white-owned mainstream media.
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