Fred R. Moore

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Fred R. Moore

Fred R. Moore (16 June 1857 – 1 March 1943) was an editor and publisher who became closely associated with Booker T. Washington until 1915 when Washington died. He worked to promote the National Negro Business League founded by Washington in 1900. He became editor and publisher of the Colored American Magazine in 1905, through Washington's influence. He had the reputation as one of the most important newspaper man in the US.[1][2]

Again through Washington who bought New York Age, Moore became editor and purported owner in 1907, a position he held until his death.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Moore, Fred R". Oxford African American Studies Center. Retrieved February 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "This Week In Black Histor". Jet. June 12, 1975. Retrieved February 24, 2012.