The Savannah Tribune: A Legacy of Leadership

John H. Deveaux 1975-1889
John H. Deveaux 1975-1889

Louis B. Toomer, Sr. and Louis M. Pleasant were co-founders.along with John H. Deveaux.of The Colored Tribune. in 1875. .The name was changed to The Savannah Tribune in 1876.. These business leaders recognized the need for a newspaper dedicated to being the voice of the African American community.

Images of Louis B. Toomer, Sr. and Louis M. .Pleasant were not available at press time.

Sol C. Johnson 1889-1954
Sol C. Johnson 1889-1954
Willa Ayers Johnson 1954-1960
Willa Ayers Johnson 1954-1960
Robert E. James 1973-1983
Robert E. James 1973-1983
Shirley B. James 1983-Present
Shirley B. James 1983-Present

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