Fletcher Martin

  • "We Don't Want Your Kind!" Segregation in Illinois

    The patterns of prejudice against the Negro in the Deep South are familiar, but there is less awareness of the unpredictable denials he must undergo in the North. FLETCHER MARTIN,the first Negro to become a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, began his newspaper career on the Louisville DEFENDER, served as a war correspondent during World War II, and joined the staff of the Chicago SUN-TIMES in 1952.