African American Newspapers Forum
Never in My Wildest Dreams: A Black Woman's Life in Journalism
Journalist Belva Davis recalls her nearly five-decade career. Born during the Great Depression in Louisiana and raised in Oakland's projects, Ms. Davis was the first African-American female news anchor on the West Coast. She recounts her childhood and education and the many stories shes covered from the beginnings of the Black Panther movement to the assassination of Harvey Milk and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Belva Davis discusses her life at Hue-Man Bookstore in New York City.
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