The Cincinnati Herald

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The Cincinnati Herald
TypeWeekly African-American newspaper
Owner(s)Sesh Communications
PublisherJan-Michele Lemon Kearney
HeadquartersAvondale, Cincinnati, Ohio
CityCincinnati, Ohio
CountryUnited States
Sister newspapersThe Dayton Defender

The Cincinnati Herald is an African-American newspaper published each Wednesday by Sesh Communications in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The Herald's offices are located in the Avondale neighborhood. Sister publications include The Dayton Defender, The Northern Kentucky Herald, and SeshPrime Magazine, a monthly magazine for African-American senior citizens.[1]


The Herald was founded in 1955 by Gerald Porter.[2] When Porter died in 1963, his wife Marjorie Parham assumed control of the paper. In 1996, Parham sold the paper to Sesh Communications, a partnership between Eric Kearney, Jan-Michele Lemon, Wilton Blake, and Ronda Gooden.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Williams, Justin (August 3, 2015). "Black Newspapers Matter". Cincinnati. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "Cincinnati Herald". Cincinnati History Library and Archives. March 30, 2015. Retrieved October 3, 2016.

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