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Remembering “Old Reliable,” the Black Newspaper That Never Missed a Saturday

Harry Clay Smith’s legacy lives on in Cleveland

Front page of Cleveland Gazette from Saturday, April 6, 1901
Image courtesy of The Portal to Texas History

On August 25, 1883, Harry Clay Smith, John F. Lightfoot, John Holmes, and James H. Jackson started a Negro newspaper called the Cleveland Gazette. It became one of the longest-running Black papers in the…

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