Ethel Payne – Headstone Fundraising Effort
Trailblazing Chicago Defender journalist Ethel Payne’s grave remains unmarked in Glenwood, IL. NABJ Chicago is working with Black historian Tammy Gibson to change that.
Please consider donating to help honor “The First Lady Of The Black Press” at the GoFundMe link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/headstone-for-journalist-ethel-payne?utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet+spider1c&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer
Here’s more info on Payne: https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/ethel-payne