Traditions: The Afro-American

AFRO, ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS THE AFRO-AMERICAN, CELEBRATES ITS 125TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR. IN THIS EPISODE OF TRADITIONS, CEO AND PUBLISHER JAKE OLIVER LOOKS BACK ON THE NEWSPAPER'S HISTORY, AND THE NARRATIVE FOUND IN OVER A CENTURY OF ARCHIVES. THE PAPER'S ARTICLES REVEAL A COMMUNITY GROWING THROUGH MASSIVE CHANGES, AND DISCOVERING THEIR OWN POWER.

Afro CEO and publisher Jake Oliver looks back on the newspaper's history, and the narrative found in over a century of archives.