Industry Achiever: Simeon Booker Jr.

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By: Nu Yang

Industry Achiever: Simeon Booker Jr.

With a journalism career spanning 65 years, Simeon Booker Jr. will be among six journalists to be inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame this month.

As reported by the American Journalism Review, the 94-year-old former Harvard Nieman Fellow was The Washington Post’s first black reporter. He left the paper to join Jet magazine and became involved with the civil rights movement, covering the Freedom Riders and the Emmett Till trial.

Booker retired from Jet in 2007 at age 88. His book, “Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter’s Account of the Civil Rights Movement,” will be released in April.

Published: January 4, 2013

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