Comments on: An Awkward Moment Sat, 06 Apr 2013 22:50:45 +0000 hourly 1 By: Roger Witherspoon Roger Witherspoon Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:44:25 +0000 I don’t recall a William Taylor in management at the DN at that time, though that description would fit the late Richard Blood. But racism was rampant in the NYC news papers — all of them had separate pay scales for white and black reporters. “Nigger Jokes” and other insulting remarks were often heard coming from the editors’ and white reporters.