Aaron Freeman Aaron Freeman is an American journalist, stand up comedian, author, cartoonist and blogger.
Adrian Walker Adrian Walker is an African American metro columnist for the Boston Globe.
Al Sanders Al Sanders (March 13, 1941 - May 5, 1995), was an American, award winning, television news anchorman at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, Maryland.
Alexander Clark Alexander G. Clark was an African-American diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to Liberia.
Alice Allison Dunnigan Alice Allison Dunnigan (1906–1983) was an African American journalist, civil rights activist and author.
Alison Stewart Alison Stewart (born July 4, 1966 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is an American radio and television journalist.
Almena Lomax Hallie Almena Lomax was an African American journalist and civil rights activist.
Andrew W. Cooper Andrew W. Cooper (August 21, 1927–January 28, 2002) was an African American civil rights activist, businessman, and journalist.
Angelina Weld Grimké Angelina Weld Grimké was an African-American journalist, teacher, playwright and poet who was part of the Harlem Renaissance; she was one of the first African-American women to have a play perf...
Archibald Grimké Archibald Henry Grimké was an American lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th century.
Armond White Armond White is a New York-based film and music critic known for his provocative and idiosyncratic film criticism, which some have characterized as contrarian.
Askia Muhammad Askia Muhammad is a poet, journalist, radio producer, commentator, and photojournalist.
Audie Cornish Audie Cornish is the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.
Barbara Becnel Barbara Cottman Becnel (b. May 30, 1950) is an American author, journalist, and film producer.
Benjamin Holman Benjamin F. Holman (1930 – January 20, 2007) was a pioneering American newspaper and television reporter.
Bernard Shaw (journalist) Bernard Shaw is a retired American journalist and former news anchor for CNN from 1980 until his retirement in March 2001.
Bob Herbert Robert “Bob” Herbert is an American journalist op-ed columnist who wrote for The New York Times.
Bryan Monroe Bryan Monroe is an award-winning journalist, educator and entrepreneur.
Bryant Gumbel Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is an American television journalist and sportscaster.
Callie Crossley Callie Crossley is an American journalist and host of "The Callie Crossley Show", a one-hour daily talk show on Boston's WGBH-FM, 89.7.
Celeste Headlee Celeste Headlee is the co-host of the national morning news show The Takeaway, from Public Radio International and WNYC. Before that she was the Midwest Correspondent for NPR’s Day to Day and th...
Charlayne Hunter-Gault Charlayne Hunter-Gault (born 27 February 1942) is an American journalist and former foreign correspondent for National Public Radio, and the Public Broadcasting Service.
Charles M. Blow Charles M. Blow is an American journalist, and the current visual Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times.
Charles Pugh Charles Pugh is an American television journalist, radio personality and politician best known for his work at WJBK in Detroit from 1999 to 2009.
Charlie LeDuff Charlie LeDuff is a Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist, writer, and media personality who left The Detroit News in October 2010 after two years and joined Detroit Fox affiliate WJBK Ch. ...
Chauncey Bailey Chauncey Wendell Bailey, Jr. (October 20, 1949 – August 2, 2007) was an American journalist, noted for his work primarily on issues of the African-American community.
Chris Broussard Chris Broussard is an American sports analyst for ESPN, who mainly covers the NBA. He also is a columnist for ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com.
Christine Devine Christine Devine is a well known television news anchor based in Los Angeles.
Christopher Payne Christopher Harrison (C.H.) Payne (1845–1925) was a prominent African American religious, educational and political leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Clarence Page Clarence Page (born June 2, 1947) is an American journalist, syndicated columnist, and senior member of The Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Cynthia Tucker Cynthia Tucker is an American columnist and blogger for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate.
Dana Tyler Dana Tyler is a senior news anchor and reporter at WCBS-TV in New York City.
Danyelle Sargent Danyelle Sargent-Musselman (born May 7, 1978) is an American sports television reporter.
Dean Baquet Dean P. Baquet is an American journalist, who on June 2, 2011 was named to become managing editor for news operations of The New York Times effective September 6th.
Deborah Roberts Deborah Roberts (born September 20, 1960) is an American television journalist for the ABC News division of the ABC broadcast television network.
Demarco Morgan DeMarco Morgan is a news anchor and reporter for WNBC, in New York City.
Dina Eastwood Dina Ruiz Eastwood is an American reporter and TV news anchor.
Don Lemon Don Lemon is an American journalist and news presenter, best known as the host of the prime-time weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, based in Atlanta, Georgia.
dream hampton dream hampton is a hip-hop journalist, cultural critic, and filmmaker.
Gina Gaston Gina Gaston (born January 14, 1966 in College Station, Texas) is a television journalist and currently the lead female anchor for KTRK-TV in Houston, Texas.
Goldie Taylor Goldie Taylor is an American author and opinion writer based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Greg Tate Greg Tate is an American author, focusing on African-American cultural theory and writing.
Gwen Ifill Gwendolyn L. "Gwen" Ifill is an American journalist, television newscaster and author.
Hal Jackson Harold Baron "Hal" Jackson was an American disc jockey and radio personality who broke a number of color barriers in American radio broadcasting.
Herb Boyd Herb Boyd is an American journalist, educator, author, and activist.
Jabari Asim Jabari Asim is an associate professor of writing, literature and publishing at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts., and since August 2007, has been the Editor-in-Chief of The Crisis magazi...
Jamal Simmons Jamal Simmons is a political analyst who is notable for being a television commentator for CBS News and CNN. Simmons graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Morehouse College and a Master's degre...
Jason Carroll Jason Frederick Carroll is an American journalist who is a national correspondent for CNN, a cable-news television channel.
Jawn murray Jawn Murray is a Washington, DC-based American entertainment journalist and pop culture expert who works in television, radio and digital media.
Jawn Murray Jawn Murray is a Washington, DC-based American entertainment journalist and pop culture expert who works in television, radio and digital media.
Jesse Max Barber Jesse Max Barber (July 5, 1878, Blackstock, South Carolina - September 20, 1949) was an African American journalist, teacher and dentist.
Joe Johns Joe Johns is a CNN correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.
John Brown Russwurm John Brown Russwurm (1799–1851) was an American abolitionist from Jamaica, known for his newspaper, Freedom's Journal.
John H. Johnson John Harold Johnson (January 19, 1918 – August 8, 2005) was an American businessman and publisher.
John L. Thompson John Lay Thompson (b. April 3, 1869, Grand River Township, Decatur County, Iowa - d. 1930) was an Iowa journalist and businessman who played a key role in the early history of the African Americ...
John Q. Jordan John Q. Jordan was an African American journalist who covered all-black marine units in Italy during World War II. While there, he filed dispatches as a correspondent for the black-oriented The...
Jonathan Capehart Jonathan Capehart is an American journalist and television personality.
Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin was an American publisher, journalist, African-American civil rights leader, suffragist, and editor for Women’s Era, the first newspaper published by and for Afri...
Juan Williams Juan Williams (born April 10, 1954) is an American journalist and political analyst for Fox News Channel.
Keith Richburg Keith Richburg is an American journalist, a longtime foreign correspondent for The Washington Post, and the author of Out of America, which detailed his experiences as a correspondent in...
Kelefa Sanneh Kelefa T. Sanneh (born 1975) is an American journalist and music critic.
Kojo Nnamdi Kojo Nnamdi (born January 8, 1945) is an American radio journalist.
LeAlan Jones LeAlan Marvin Jones (born 1979) is an American journalist and the Green Party's 2010 nominee for United States Senate from Illinois.
Lem Tucker Lemuel Tucker (May 26, 1938 – March 2, 1991) was an American journalist.
Leonard Pitts Leonard Pitts Jr. is a politically progressive African American commentator, journalist and novelist.
Lerone Bennett, Jr. Lerone Bennett, Jr. is an African-American scholar, author and social historian, much controverted by some people by his book, between others, Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream'...
Les Payne Leslie "Les" Payne is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist.
Lester Holt Lester Steven Holt is an American news journalist who anchors the weekend editions of NBC's Today and Nightly News.
Lisa Salters Alisia (Lisa) Salters is a journalist and former collegiate women's basketball player.
Louis Lomax Louis E. Lomax was an African-American journalist and author.
Lurma Rackley Lurma M. Rackley is an American author, journalist and publicist.
Malcom Glenn Malcom Glenn (born February 6, 1987 in Denver, Colorado) is a writer and political commentator and was the president of The Harvard Crimson, the daily student newspaper of Harvard University...
Mark Lloyd Mark Lloyd is the associate general counsel and Chief Diversity Officer at the Federal Communications Commission of the United States.
Mark Riley (American radio host) Mark Riley is an American journalist and commentator, known most recently as the host of a four-hour evening news, interview, comment, and culture program, The Air Americans, on the liberal talk...
Max Robinson Max Robinson was an American broadcast journalist, and ABC News World News Tonight co-anchor.
Michael Okwu Michael Okwu is a Nigerian American television journalist and correspondent.
Michaela Angela Davis Michaela Angela Davis is a writer on urban style, race, gender and hip-hop culture in the United States.
Michele Norris Michele L. Norris ( ; born September 7, 1961) is an American radio journalist and current host of the National Public Radio (NPR) evening news program All Things Considered since December 9...
Moneta Sleet, Jr. Moneta J. Sleet, Jr. won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s widow, Coretta Scott King, at Dr. King's funeral.
Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia Abu-Jamal (born Wesley Cook on April 24, 1954) is an American convict, serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.
NABJ Hall of Fame The NABJ Hall of Fame is a hall of fame project of the National Association of Black Journalists honoring African-American and other journalists.
Nancy Hicks Maynard Nancy Alene Hicks Maynard was an American publisher, journalist, former owner of The Oakland Tribune, and co-founder of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.
Norman Robinson (television news reporter) Norman Hollis Robinson (born 1951 in Toomsuba, Lauderdale County, Mississippi) is news anchor for WDSU-TV New Orleans Channel 6 (NBC), where he has worked in the news department since 1992.
Patrice Evans Patrice Evans is an American writer, satirist, and author of Negropedia: The Assimilated Negro’s Crash Course on the Modern Black Experience.
Robert C. Maynard Robert Clyve Maynard (17 June 1937 - 17 August 1993) was an American journalist, and newspaper publisher and editor, former owner of The Oakland Tribune and co-founder of the Robert C. Mayna...
Robert E. Pierre Robert E. Pierre is a longtime reporter and editor at The Washington Post.
Robert W. Bogle Robert W. Bogle president and CEO of the Philadelphia Tribune newspaper, where he has worked for 39 years.
Robin Givhan Robin Givhan (born 1965) is the former fashion editor for The Washington Post.
Roland S. Martin Roland Sebastian Martin (born November 14, 1968) is an American journalist and syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate and author of Speak, Brother! A Black Man's View of America, Lis...
Russ Mitchell Russell Mitchell is an American journalist for CBS, anchor of the Early Show on Saturday, and weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News.
Samuel Cornish Samuel Eli Cornish (1795 – 6 November 1858) was an American abolitionist, publisher, journalist, and Presbyterian minister.
Sharon Weston Broome Sharon Weston Broome (born 1956) is a Democratic member of the Louisiana Senate, representing the 15th District since she won a special election in December 2004.
Simeon Booker Simeon Booker (born August 27, 1918 in Baltimore) is an award-winning African-American journalist whose work appeared in leading news publications for more than 50 years.
Soledad O'Brien María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist.
Star Jones Star Jones is an American lawyer, journalist, writer, and television personality.
Star Parker Star Parker (born Larstella Irby, Moses Lake, Washington, November 22, 1956 ) is an American syndicated columnist, social critic, book author, and conservative political activist.
Steve Pickett Steve Pickett is a broadcast journalist, recipient of Dallas Press Club Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina, of Emmy Award for coverage of War in Iraq.
Sue Simmons Susan "Sue" Simmons has been the lead female news anchor at WNBC television in New York City since 1980.
Susan L. Taylor Susan L. Taylor (born January 23, 1946) is an American editor, writer, and journalist.
Sylvia Coleman Sylvia Coleman, BA, CMT (born November 4, 1975), is an award-winning health journalist, author, speaker and expert in sexual abuse prevention.
T. J. Holmes Loutelious Holmes Jr., better known as T. J. Holmes (born August 19, 1977) is an American journalist and national television personality.
Tavis Smiley Tavis Smiley (; born September 13, 1964) is a talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist.
Tony Cox (journalist) Tony Cox is an American radio and television journalist who is host of the syndicated radio talk show UpFront with Tony Cox and previously was host of News & Notes on National Public Radio.
Tony Harris (journalist) Tony Harris (born July 25, 1967) is a United States television reporter and news anchor, now anchoring on Al Jazeera English.
Valerie Boyd Valerie Boyd is a widely published journalist, author, and cultural critic, best known for the critically acclaimed biography, Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston.
Vanessa Echols Vanessa Lorraine Echols (born November 8, 1960) is a television journalist and is the morning and noon news anchor at WFTV in Orlando, Florida and the morning news anchor at WRDQ in Orlando.
W. Beverly Carter, Jr. W. Beverly Carter, Jr., aka Carter, William Beverly, Jr., was a US Ambassador to Tanzania and Liberia.
W. J. Simmons Dr. William J. Simmons (June 26, 1849 – October 30, 1890) was an ex-slave who became Simmons College of Kentucky's second president (1880-1890) and for whom the school eventually was named.
Wallace Terry Wallace Houston Terry, II was an African American journalist and oral historian, best known for his book about black soldiers in Vietnam, Bloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War.
Walter Francis White Walter Francis White was a civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for almost a quarter of a century and directed a broad program of legal ch...
William Cooper Nell William Cooper Nell (16 December 1816 – 25 May 1874) was an African-American abolitionist, journalist, author, and civil servant who worked for school integration in Boston.