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#InTheMix #BlackHistoryMonth -Alice Allison Dunnigan – First Female Journalist

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Alice Allison Dunnigan grew up in Kentucky and was “unwanted” by her grandmother for not being “black enough.” Dunnigan grew up to be the first African American female journalist and was a civil rights activist and author. She was also the first female correspondent to receive White House credentials and was the first black member of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Source: KYWCRH

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