Death of Lerone Bennett, Jr.

October 17, 1928 - February 14, 2018
| Age 89

Former Ebony magazine editor…
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CHICAGO (AP) — Lerone Bennett Jr., an African-American history author and former editor of Ebony magazine, has died at age 89. For full coverage and obituary from, click here.

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