FLOR500, Garden 109 Timothy Thomas Fortune, Journalist (1856–1928) Fortune was born in Marianna. He learned the newspaper trade at the Marianna Courier and became a well-known newspaper writer. He attended Howard University, and later worked for the New York Globe, where he eventually became editor. The New York Globe became one of the most important African American newspapers in the country. Fortune established the National Afro-American League and fought for equal rights for all African Americans.
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Timothy Thomas Fortune, Journalist 

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Timothy Thomas Fortune, Journalist 

(1856–1928)

Fortune was born in Marianna. He learned the newspaper trade at the Marianna Courier and became a well-known newspaper writer. He attended Howard University, and later worked for the New York Globe, where he eventually became editor. The New York Globe became one of the most important African American newspapers in the country. Fortune established the National Afro-American League and fought for equal rights for all African Americans. 





 




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