Les Payne and Tamara Payne
Les Payne (Pictured) Was born July 12, 1941 in born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and a former editor at Newsday. A founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, Payne also wrote an award-winning syndicated column. Payne passed on March 19, 2018),
Tamara Payne, Les’s daughter served as Les Payne’s principal researcher. She lives in New York.