10 Black Female Firsts in TV Journalism Around the World

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  • Alyce Chavunduka
  • Claudia Unterweger
  • Barbara Blake Hannah
  • Ethel L. Payne
  • Nadia Crow
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  • Audrey Pulvar
  • Belva Davis
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Noraly Beyer
  • Jayne Kennedy

Barbara Blake Hannah

Barbara Blake Hannah made U.K. history in 1968 as the first Black news anchor. She appeared in the THAMES TV daily magazine program TODAY, but after just nine months racist comments caused her contract to be terminated.

(Photo: THAMES TV)

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