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Trailblazer : a pioneering journalist's fight to make the media look more like America

Author: Dorothy Butler Gilliam; January LaVoy
Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Dorothy Butler Gilliam, whose fifty-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the US, covering a wide swath of media history--from the era of game-changing Negro newspapers like the Chicago Defender to the civil rights movement, feminism, and our current imperfect diversity.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Dorothy Butler Gilliam; Dorothy Butler Gilliam
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Butler Gilliam; January LaVoy
ISBN: 9781549149825 1549149822 9781549149832 1549149830
OCLC Number: 1079394238
Notes: Includes a PDF of photographs.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by January LaVoy.
Description: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 computer disc (PDF ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Coming to The Washington Post, 1961 --
Assignment: Mississippi, 1962 --
Growing Up a Preacher's Kid, 1936-1961 --
Being Mrs. Sam Gilliam, 1962-1982 --
Return to The Washington Post/The Style Years and Pounding the Institute for Journalism Education, 1972-1979 --
Voice for the Voiceless: The Column and National Association of Black Journalists Years, 1979-1997 --
Last Years at The Washington Post: Is There Anything Else You Want to Do? 1998-2003 - Epilogue - Acknowledgments --
Appendix 1 Fifty Years of Success and Setbacks in Media Diversity Jacqueline Trescott --
Appendix 2 A Black Press Time Line and Current African American Newspapers Angela P. Dodson --
Appendix 3 First Wave of Black Columnists Working at Daily Newspapers Angela P. Dodson --
Appendix 4 Founders of the National Association of Black Journalists Angela P. Dodson.
Responsibility: Dorothy Butler Gilliam.

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Dorothy Butler Gilliam, whose fifty-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the US, covering a wide swath of media history--from the era of game-changing Negro newspapers like the Chicago Defender to the civil rights movement, feminism, and our current imperfect diversity.

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