Black news executives probe Nigeria on trip

October 1995
New York Amsterdam News;10/7/95, Vol. 86 Issue 40, p2
Reports on a fact finding mission by a delegation of Black newspaper executives and writers lead by National Newspaper Publishers Association president Dorothy Leavell to Nigeria, on the invitation of the Nigerian Foreign Minister Tom Ikimi. Purpose of the visit; Reports on Nigeria by the white press.


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