Dec 15, 2019
Dr. Frances Murphy Draper is Chair and Publisher of the AFRO-American Newspapers (a publication founded by her great grandfather in 1892). The AFRO is the oldest continuously published black newspaper (by the same family) in the United States. Dr. Draper also served as president, chief operating officer, voting trustee, treasurer and board member. In addition, she is a four-term gubernatorial appointee (1995-2019) to the Morgan State University Board of Regents where she most recently served as vice chair and a member of the executive committee.