Crusading reporter A.J. Smitherman founded one of Buffalo’s first African-American newspapers and fought for equality, both in Oklahoma and right here in Western New York.
The full content is available in the Winter 2013 Issue.
The Rev. J. Edward Nash House stands today as one of the few remaining landmarks of Buffalo's twentieth century significance in local and national history across racial lines. It was from this house that Rev. Nash, early in the twentieth century, led and helped to orchestrate some of the foremost civil rights causes of Buffalo and the nation.
An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.