By Lisa Cline-Ransome & John Parra
Ethel Paynel always had an ear for stories. Seeking truth, Justice, and Ethel followed strories from her school newspaper in chicago to Japan during world war II. It even led her to the white house briefing room, where she broke barriers as the only black female journalist. Ethel wasn’t afraid to ask the tough questions of presidents, elected officials, or anyone else in charge, earning her title, ”first lady of Black Press”.