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The Mid-South Tribune

2018 Black History Month Edition



Travelers, these pages are in broadsheet format (regular newspaper size). You may adjust them in PDF for your reading pleasure.


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Front Page

Editorial: Time to Challenge the Democratic Party, CBC, Black Elites and Pseudo-Liberals (continued on pages 7, 8, 9); Yes There Are Blacks Who Live in Appalachia; They Are Affrilachian and Some Are Poets (continued on page 5); Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets; University of Memphis Honors Fred Davis with Author S. Holmon Lifetime Award; Author Brings to Light Former Slave’s Involvement in Jack Daniel History (continued on page 9)



Black History Month – Page 2

NFL Sponsorship Supports Judging with $50,000-Plus in HBCU Scholarships; The Home Depot Secures 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Title Sponsorship (continued on page 4); College Choice Releases Rankings of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities; “An Imaginary Dialogue with Booker T. Washington” by William M. Larsha, Sr. (continued on page 4 and page 6); I.G.R. – Indy Gospel Radio; WKNO


Black History – page 3

“Realize That There’s More to Black History Than the Issue of Slavery” By Marilyn M. Singleton, M.D., JD (continued on page 80; Go Behind Pages of Black Press (continued on page 10); “The History of Black History” by Vernon E. Ash (continued on page 6); University of Memphis Black History


Black History – page 4

Excerpt from “White Shackled Themselves to Race and Blacks Have Yet to Free Ourselves” Takes Bold Look at Race in America  from Author Leonce Gaiter; “Oprah at the Apollo” Airs on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network; Jon Hale’s “Freedom Schools”



Black History – page 5

“A Historical List of Early Tennessee Lawmakers” by William M. Larsha, Sr.; Black Enterprise Announces Its List of the 50 Best Companies for Diversity’ T.D. Jakes 2018 Leadership Conference; Chief DD


Black History – page 6

Do You Know This About Black History?; "Forgiving Christmas" by Arelya J. Mitchell


Black History- page 7

“Feigning Indignation Over Trump’s Comments on Haiti, Africa, and El Salvador” by Raynard Jackson; “Keys on How to Control Black People” by Willie Lynch  in 1700s


Black History – page 8

Continuation of articles. T. D. Jakes 2018 Leadership Conference


Black History – page 9

“White House Director of HBCU Initiative Spells Out Why HBCUs Are Vital in U.S. Competitiveness”. An Op Ed by Johnathan M. Holifield.; “Negro Spirituals Often Provided Sanctity for Freedom-bound Slaves” by Cheryta Jones


Black History- page 10

Full Text of Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln; Rev. Jesse Jackson Wants Rekindling of ‘The Spirit’ of the Emancipation; Save the Manatee


Black History – page 11

Book Review: “Donna Brazile’s ‘Hacks’ Hacks More Than Russians” by Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of The Mid-South Tribune and the Black Information Highway (continued on page 12); Cadence Black History


Black History – page 12

Who Advanced the Cause of Education in Jim Crow South in Collaboration with Booker T. Washington – Julius Rosenwald; Disney’s Wrinkle in Time




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