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The Black press

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The Black press

Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Detroit : Lucent Books, [2010]

112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

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Traces the development of the Black press in the United States, through the Civil War and Reconstruction to the civil rights era, exploring the figures and publications that were influential in the struggle for equality.

Reading Level: 7.2

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Table of Contents

  • Forewordp. 4
  • Introduction: A Voice for the Black Communityp. 6
  • Chapter 1The Birth of the Black Pressp. 10
  • Chapter 2Antebellum Papers and the Civil Warp. 24
  • Chapter 3The Black Press and Reconstructionp. 37
  • Chapter 4The Increasing Power of the Pressp. 53
  • Chapter 5Wartime and Depressionp. 67
  • Chapter 6The Civil Rights Era and Beyondp. 86
  • Notesp. 101
  • Time Linep. 104
  • For More Informationp. 106
  • Indexp. 108
  • Picture Creditsp. 112
  • About the Authorp. 112