From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Bluegrass Chronicle (newspaper) [Edgar Wallace]

(start date:  -  end date: ) The Bluegrass Chronicle was a weekly African American newspaper in Lexington, KY, published from April 1978 - May 1980. The paper was owned by Edgar Wallace, an Urban County Councilman and former president of the Lexington NAACP. The newspaper was started because Wallace felt the Lexington Leader and the Lexington Herald were not adequately covering Lexington's Black community. Circulation was about 2,000. For more see "Fledgling paper will be aimed at minorities," Lexington Leader, 03/30/1978, section D-1, col. 5-6; and T. Tolliver, "Chronicle still out of print," Lexington Leader, 01/12/1981.

References

Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Bluegrass chronicle (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Lexington leader (newspaper)

Related Entries Citing this Entry

NKAA Entry:  Wallace, Bonnie Goddard and Theodore "Cal" Sr.

Social Bookmarking

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Bluegrass Chronicle (newspaper) [Edgar Wallace],” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed October 20, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2587.

Last modified: 2017-07-19 13:51:52