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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... 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 Style 6 Social Morality 7 Youth : The Ultimate Outsiders ...
Given the social morality slant of their newspapers , it is not surprising that a number of them were also clergy in Presbyterian churches . But the middle class to which the editors belonged was not defined by financial standing and ...
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 ...
An agenda of temperance , education , and moral reform was set at these meetings in addition to written petitions against racist laws and oppression . Remarkably , vengeance and violence toward the whites who dictated the plight of ...
The social morality and vindication themes of The Christian Recorder parallel those of the secular papers , as does the propensity of this publication for giving moral advice . Chapter 5 , which treats social life , has benefitted ...
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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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