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Colored News (Middlesboro Newspaper)

The "Colored Notes" column was printed in the Middlesboro Daily News on August 27, 1931, p. 4. Two years later, the "Colored News" column was printed in the same newspaper and continued until 1950. The column contained news about African Americans in Middlesboro, KY. The newspaper was first published in 1920; the name was changed in 1981 to Daily News. See "Colored Notes," Middlesboro Daily News, 08/27/1931, p. 4; and "Colored News," in issues of the Middlesboro Daily News from 07/01/1933, p. 3, to 08/16/1950, p. 8.

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