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Catch us on KING 5 !!

Legacy of 'The Facts' publisher lives on as new voices in media amplify his contributions

Converge Media founder Omari Salisbury pays homage to Fitzgerald Beaver, who founded "The Facts" newspaper in 1961. #k5evening

Author: Angela Poe Russell

Published: 10:00 AM PST February 24, 2022

Updated: 1:15 PM PST February 16, 2023

SEATTLE — When Fitzgerald Beaver arrived in Seattle, he noticed it no longer had a newspaper that catered to the black community. So on Sept. 7, 1961, he launched "The Facts"."He picks up where the daily news drops off. That was his thing," his daughter Marla Beaver shared. "It's always been positive news."



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