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Trailblazing Black Press Journalists Remembered with Special White House Correspondents Honor

Alice Dunnigan and Ethel Payne, pioneering African American journalists that penned articles for the Chicago Defender, earned recognition from the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) for their historic and ground-breaking contributions. The WHCA established the Dunnigan-Payne Prize for Lifetime Career Achievement, honoring the two women as the initial awardees. […]