The Early Black Press in America, 1827 to 1860
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1993 - 182 trang
The black press gives trenchant witness to what middle-class free men and women of color thought and did in their own words. The columns of the newspapers and magazines revealed how middle-class blacks were engaged in significant community-building and humanitarian activities. The fledgling black newspapers and magazines, of which only seventeen are now extant for study, sought idealistically to uplift and vindicate blacks as well as to help them assimiliate into mainstream America. This study analyzes the problems, beliefs, and work of black editors and then discusses their idealistic messages relating to such issues as women, youth, style, social mobility, and morality. An appendix lists the newspapers and journals under study, and the bibliography points to important primary and secondary source materials. This revisionist evaluation describes the problems, beliefs, and general outlook of leading middle-class blacks over more than three decades prior to the Civil War.
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Introduction Contents I : The Editors and Their Ideals 1 To Kill the Messengers ' Spirit 2 In the Spirit of American Democracy 3 Toward Public Interest and Social Responsibility II : Messages of the Black Press 4 Women 5 Soirees and ...
Still , both in the messages they selected and in the tone of their editorials , black editors managed to be ... to face with an inveterate positive spirit as seen in activities of conscien- tious , upwardly mobile black men and women .
Chapter 5 , which treats social life , has benefitted greatly from a black - authored , primary source other than ... The newspapers and magazines that made up the black press permitted women to have a forum for provocative and even ...
The content of the black press reveals a deep and abiding concern for women and children as these groups were taught that education and social morality were the panaceas for blacks to succeed in America . NOTES 1.
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The Editors and Their Ideals
To Kill the Messengers Spirit
In the Spirit of American Democracy
Toward Public Interest and Social Responsibility
Messages of the Black Press
Soirees and Style
Youth The Ultimate Outsiders
Table of Extant Antebellum Black Newspapers
About the Author
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