The Early Years
Julian T. Bailey Since September 1st, 1888, Prof. Bailey has published two other papers, The Hot Springs Sun and The Texarkana Sun.
Richard Henry Boyd he promoted the idea of publishing literature for black Baptist Sunday schools. He brought out his first pamphlets in 1894 and 1895. in 1896 and founded the National Baptist Publishing Board in January 1897. The board issued the first series of Baptist literature for blacks ever published. . The National Baptist Publishing Board soon developed into the main source of religious literature for black Baptists throughout the world.
N. O. Bryant He was an editor of the Seven Mansions newspaper.
Lee Lewis Campbell He founded the Austin Herald in 1889. It was published every Saturday by the Publication Board of the General Baptist Convention of Texas in Austin.
F. G. Davis He was an editor of the Baptist Pilot newspaper.
W. L. Davis W. L. Davis, black newspaper editor and Houston civic leader, edited the Western Star newspaper until its demise in 1914.
William Edgar Easton With the assistance of
Rev. I. B. Scott, afterward
Allen R. Griggs Griggs also served as editor for several newspapers including, the Baptist Journal, Baptist Preacher, Centennial Dollar Reporter, Dallas Christian Leaflet, National Baptist Bulletin, and the Western Star, which he served as an associate editor
Theodore Kealing Hightower
He began his journalism career at Paul Quinn, when he edited a periodical
called The Colored American Journal with Rev. C. W. Porter.
E. W. D. Isaac He served three years in the Missionary and Educational Convention of Texas, as editor of the denominational paper, the Baptist Star.
L. G. Jordan During a busy pastoral life in Waco, Texas, he founded The Baptist Pilot, out of which grew the Southwestern Baptist and The Baptist Star. the latter is being publish in Houston as the official organ of the Baptist Missionary and Education Convention.
W.E. King He came to Dallas in 1891 and secured a position as managing editor of the Western Star published by Rev. E W D Isaacs, in 1892. He began the publication of the Dallas Bee and later the name was change to the Dallas Express.
Charles N. Love- the Texas Freeman was launched at Houston with J. S. Tibbitt as Editor; Emmett J. Scott, Associate Editor, and Charles N. Love as Business Manager.
Richard Nelson In 1873, he began the publication of The Weekly Spectator, being sole proprietor and editor. The Freeman's Journal took the place of The Spectator; March 19, 1887S. D. Russell He is now editor of The Torchlight Appeal, which is the only paper published in the state by an Afro-American, with Confederate sympathies.
Emmett Jay Scott - the Texas Freeman was launched at Houston with J. S. Tibbitt as Editor; Emmett J. Scott, Associate Editor, and Charles N. Love as Business Manager.
Isaiah Benjamin (I. B.) Scott In 1896 the church's General Conference named Scott editor of the Southwestern Christian Advocate in New Orleans, Louisiana, a post he held for eight years.
S. M. Smothers He was an editor of the Texas Pioneer newspaper.
Mrs. Stumm She contributed occasional articles to The Bowling Green Watchman, (Ky.) and while she was in Boston, she worked as agent and contributor for The Hub and Advocate, and other Afro-American journals published in that city. She has since resided in Philadelphia, and has energetically acted as Philadelphia agent for The National Monitor, Brooklyn, N. Y., and for Our Women and Children magazine, at Louisville, Ky.
J. S. Tibbitt- the Texas Freeman was launched at Houston with J. S. Tibbitt as Editor; Emmett J. Scott, Associate Editor, and Charles N. Love as Business Manager.
Frank J. Webb Webb edited the Galveston Republican, a weekly publication that supported Radical Republican policies during the early 1870s.
Frederick L. Lights He was an editor of the Western Star newspaper.
R.T. Taylor He was an editor of the Western Star newspaper.