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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Frankie Hutton. This book is dedicated to the memory of my parents , Frank and Georgia Nettles Pauling Contents Introduction ix I : The Editors and Their Ideals.
Contents Introduction ix I : The Editors and Their Ideals 1 3 1 To Kill the Messengers ' Spirit 2 In the Spirit of American Democracy 3 Toward Public Interest and Social Responsibility 26 36 II : Messages of the Black Press 55 4 Women ...
This is an attempt to fill that void through careful consideration of the ideals and messages of this little known but historically significant ethnic press . The focus here is not antislavery messages in America's earliest black ...
Because the editors had such ostensible interest in these ideals and pushed them in the columns of their newspapers , this is also , inherently , a study of the ideological origins of black journalism in America .
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 ...
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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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