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 ...
... reveals a group of middle - class blacks in remarkable patterns of social responsibility . They were hopefully in tune with the ideals and spirit of democracy , although America was very much undemocratic and unaccepting of people ...
The editors ' idealism and naivete are continually reflected in commentary and journal- istic practices , which bore the spirit of republicanism , democracy , and morality . Because the editors had such ostensible interest in these ...
The evidence is that goals set by black leaders of the convention movement coupled with the democratic ideals spawned by the Revolution and the United States Constitution heavily influenced the editorial ...
I think differently and have set out to show that while the editors hardly ignored the abolition theme , their mission was broader to uplift and vindicate people of color in the true spirit of American democracy .
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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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