Thomas Morris Chester


Thomas Morris Chester D.C. Burnite/Public Domain

Chester was the first African American war correspondent working for a major daily paper, covering the U.S. Civil War. He also had a troubled relationship with the colonization movement, and spent years striving for equal rights for African Americans

Topics in this Podcast: American Civil War, African history, American history, civil rights, 19th century, black history, U.S. history, U.S. civil war, biographies, teachers