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In their first year, Banner’s new owners aimed to preserve legacy with their eyes set on growth
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In their first year, Banner’s new owners aimed to preserve legacy with their eyes set on growth
A little over a year ago, the Bay State Banner came under new ownership, signifying a fresh era for New England’s oldest and Boston’s only Black-owned weekly newspaper. Taking over from founder Melvin B. Miller, veteran journalists and entrepreneurs Ron Mitchell and André Stark aimed to uphold a legacy that spanned nearly six decades.
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Passing of the torch: Banner changes hands
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Passing of the torch: Banner changes hands
A younger but seasoned generation of journalists is leading the Bay State Banner into its second half century in the wake of its sale Feb. 28 to a new Black ownership team.
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