At the beginning of this week was the first of the three cultural tours offered to the SUSI scholars on media and journalism by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, a faculty of Ohio University.
The tour lasted five days. During those days the scholars executed media and cultural activities in Cleveland/Ohio and Pittsburgh/Pennsylvania. So except Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, they have also visited an 95 years old African American weekly newspaper in Cleveland named Call & Post. ,,The readership of the newspaper is not only black. The majority of the people in Ohio loves to read what black people are doing,” Constance Harper, Call & Post’s associate publisher/editor said. The newspaper was established in 1929 by a group of people including local African-American inventor Garrett A. Morgan (1877 – 1963), as a merger between the Cleveland Call and the Cleveland Post, two newspapers which had been serving the African American community since 1916 and 1920 respectively. Read the rest of this entry »