Chuck Stone

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Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone, Jr. (July 21, 1924 – April 6, 2014) was an American newspaper editor, columnist, journalist, and writer. He was a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. In the 1940s, he was the first African-American undergraduate in several decades at Wesleyan University. He graduated in the class of 1948 and serving as the commencement speaker. He later received a master's degree in sociology from the University of Chicago. He was the first president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ, 1975–77). He was born in Hartford, Connecticut.

Stone died from congestive heart failure on April 6, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was 89 years old.[1]

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  1. Weber, Bruce (April 6, 2014). "Chuck Stone, 89, Fiery Columnist, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved April 8, 2014.

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