|By PR Newswire||
|April 7, 2014 07:23 PM EDT||
WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Chuck Stone, a longtime columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News was a writer and educator of wide influence and impact. The first president of the National Association of Black Journalists, he was a mentor to hundreds of journalists who wanted to emulate his passion and his style. He inspired young reporters to hone their craft and own their story. Respected by his readers and the community, Chuck Stone had a tremendous career as a writer in the newsroom and a professor in the classroom. His legacy lives on through the creative penmanship of hundreds of journalist he mentored both in and out of the newsroom."
SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah