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A history of the Black press

Author: Armistead Scott Pride; Clint C Wilson, II.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1997.
Series: Moorland-Spingarn series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Dr. Wilson chronicles the development of black newspapers in New York City and draws parallels to the development of presses in Washington, D.C., and in 46 of the 50 United States. He describes the involvement of the press with civil rights and the interaction of black and nonblack columnists who contributed to black- and white-owned newspapers.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pride, Armistead Scott.
History of the Black press.
Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)645875094
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armistead Scott Pride; Clint C Wilson, II.
ISBN: 0882581929 9780882581927
OCLC Number: 36476957
Description: xv, 284 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: New York City --
1827 --
" ... To Plead Our Own Cause" --
Rights of All --
The Colored American --
The Roots Spread --
Other Antebellum Voices Spring Forth --
Moving West --
Emerging Press in Dixie --
Reconstruction, Politics, and the Black Press --
A Bee-Line for Washington --
Homer Plessy's Contribution --
Fighting Jim Crow --
Black Press, Depression, and Two Wars --
Barnett Takes On the Competition --
A Sense of Kinship --
National Newspaper Publishers Association --
An Array of Clubs and Associations --
All Victories Must Be Paid For --
A Mission Lost, or New Directions? --
The Search for Advertising --
Magazines, Radio, and Television --
Survival Debates and the Common Cause.
Series Title: Moorland-Spingarn series.
Responsibility: by Armistead S. Pride and Clint C. Wilson II.

Abstract:

In this work, Dr. Wilson chronicles the development of black newspapers in New York City and draws parallels to the development of presses in Washington, D.C., and in 46 of the 50 United States. He describes the involvement of the press with civil rights and the interaction of black and nonblack columnists who contributed to black- and white-owned newspapers.

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