Thomas Clarence Jervay, Sr. (1914-1993)

Thomas Clarence Jervay, Sr., former National Newspaper Publishers Association Chair and activist journalist, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina (NC), on November 30, 1914. He was one of eight children of Robert Smith Jervay from Charleston, South Carolina, and Mary Alice McNeil from Columbus County, … Read MoreThomas Clarence Jervay, Sr. (1914-1993)

William Alexander Scott II (1902-1934)

William Alexander Scott II, the founder of the Atlanta Daily World newspaper, was born in 1902 in Edwards, Mississippi. Scott, who was educated at Morehouse College around World War I, initially began publishing a business directory in Atlanta. However, he was interested in encouraging conversation … Read MoreWilliam Alexander Scott II (1902-1934)