Feb 01, 2019 / in Media Blog / by Cision Media Research

Happy Black History Month!  All February long we will celebrate the African American leaders and movements that have shaped our history -- past and present --  starting with the top ten most influential U.S. print journalists covering black interests, business and culture. Metrics were pulled on February 1, 2019 and may change over time.

1. Alfred Edmond - Executive Editor at Large, Black Enterprise Magazine - 53,073

2. Temia Brinson - Editor, Rejoice Magazine - 17,180

3. Barbara Ransby - Editor, Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society - 12,605

4. Derek Dingle - Editor in Chief, Black Enterprise Magazine - 9,495

5. Maudlyne Ihejirika - Assistant City Editor & Reporter, Chicago Sun-Times - 4,684

6. Que Jackson - Lifestyle Editor, The Quintessential Gentleman - 3,402

7. Angel Jennings - Reporter, Los Angeles Times - 2,521

8. Princess Gabbara - Contributor, Sesi Magazine - 1,482

9. Eric Thomas - Founder & Editor in Chief, The Quintessential Gentleman - 1,130

10. Lottie Joiner - Editor in Chief, The Crisis - 954

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