The journalist Marvel Cooke died at the age of 97. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
First African-American woman to work at a newspaper that was white-owned called The Daily Compass.
She was the child of Madison and Amy Wood Jackson. She married Cecil Cooke.
Marvel Cooke died of leukemia on November 29, 2000, in Harlem, at the age of 97.