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Fri, 07.09.1943

The Sun Reporter Newspaper begins

*The Sun-Reporter founding is celebrated on this date in 1943.  This is a weekly newspaper serving the Black community of San Francisco.  The Sun-Reporter owns the regions two other Black weeklies, the California Voice and the Metro Reporter.  When Carlton Benjamin Goodlett, the paper's longtime owner, died in 1997, Amelia Ashley-Ward became the paper's proprietor.  Notable journalists associated with the paper include Thomas C. Fleming.  

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String-chewing bass players, Plucking rolled balls of sound From the jazz scented night Feeding hungry beat seekers Finger shaped heartbeats, Driving ivory nails Into their greedy eyes. Smoke crystals, from the nostrils Of released jazz demons, Crash from... MINGUS by Bob Kaufman.
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