For the seed of a tree that has to eulogize the roots from which it came, this article of remembrance might seem kindred.
Mr. Booker was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists' Hall of Fame in 2013 and received a career George Polk Award for lifetime achievements in journalism and the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award.
Mr. Booker, who was also the first full-time black reporter for The Washington Post, died Sunday at an assisted-living community in Solomons, Maryland, according to a Post obituary that cited his wife Carol.
Gasolina e diesel voltam a subir hoje (12/12)
Na sexta, a estatal divulgou aumento de 3,6% no valor do diesel e de 1,3% no preço da gasolina comercializados nas refinarias. Pela metodologia, os reajustes acontecem com maior frequência, inclusive diariamente.
But no story Booker wrote about had more impact than the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Till, who was lynched in Money, Miss., by men who said he whistled at a white woman.
Uploaded by The News Outlet on 2013-12-16.This was during a time when very few black reporters were assigned in Washington, D.C.
Booker was born in Baltimore and raised in Youngstown, Ohio; he served for decades as the Washington bureau chief for the African-American publications Jet weekly and Ebony monthly. Booker covered the administrations of 10 different presidents. He had recently been hospitalized for pneumonia.
The UK's economic divide between North and South to widen, report says
The East Midlands is forecast to average 1.7% growth in Gross Value Added (GVA) per year until 2020, according to an influential new report.
Just past year, he was acknowledged with the George Polk Award in Journalism for career achievement.
He is survived by the wife Carol and three children.
Autoeuropa. Fábrica passa a trabalhar todos os sábados
Se um operário for trabalhar em dia de folga, será pago como trabalho extraordinário, "o equivalente ao pagamento ao sábado". A medida será aplicada no final do próximo mês de janeiro e estará em vigor, segundo a SIC Notícias, até agosto.