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|Sentinel editor honored by LSU Manship School of Mass Communication|
Stanley Nelson, editor of the Concordia Sentinel, was named the first recipient of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's Courage and Justice Award.
The Concordia Sentinel in Ferriday is a sister newspaper of The Franklin Sun and The Ouachita Citizen. The newspapers are owned and operated by the Hanna family.
Nelson was presented the award, which carried a $1,000 prize, April 8 at the school's annual Board of Visitor banquet. Nelson was given the award for his commitment and courage in the pursuit of justice for Frank Morris, an African-American Ferriday businessman murdered by the Klu Klux Klan in 1964.
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