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.