ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 





























 
D.C. statue honors trailblazing Kentuckian

By Laurel Black, The Paducah Sun

Some pioneers are so far ahead of their time, it takes decades for the rest of the world to recognize their contributions. That's been the case for Alice Allison Dunnigan, a hard-hitting, pipe-smoking journalist whose trailblazing journey from rural Kentucky to Washington, D.C., included a brief stint in Paducah.

A statue of Dunnigan, the first black woman to receive White House press credentials, was unveiled last month at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The honor came more than 35 years after the Russellville native died, but it marked a momentous occasion for her descendants.

Read the full article here: paducahsun.com.




This story was posted on 2018-10-21 18:35:34
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.



 





























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.