African Americans in the History of Mass Communication: A Reader (Mediating American History 13)
By: Naeemah Clark (editor)Hardback
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African Americans in the History of Mass Communication offers a variety of stories focusing on how African Americans use the media to educate, advocate, empower, and serve others. Stories ranging from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Era, which include different forms of media from cinema and music to newspapers and public relations, offer perspectives that have yet to be told. The book's concluding chapter includes personal accounts from several of its contributing authors detailing how they researched their chapters. These accounts offer questions designed to generate thought about scholarship and history. Students may use these anecdotes as guides for their own research.
Naeemah Clark received her PhD from the University of Florida in 2002. Currently, she is teaching in the School of Communications at Elon University, where she focuses on the area of media and entertainment. Prior to coming to Elon, Naeemah worked at Kent State University and the University of Tennessee.
Contents: Thomas C. Terry: Beyond Emancipation in the Pacific Appeal, a Black Newspaper on the Fringe of Civil War, 1862-1863 - Kimberley Mangun: The Western Outlook. "A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Negro on the Pacific Coast and the Betterment of His Condition" - David W. Bulla: The Black Newspaper in Wartime. The Transformation of The Iowa Bystander - Venise Wagner: "Activities Among Negroes". Race Pride and a Call for Interracial Dialogue in California's East Bay Region, 1920-1931 - Lorraine Ahearn: When Hollywood Crossed the Color Line. Jim Crow Movie Censors and Black Audience. Resistance in Greensboro, North Carolina, 1937-1938 - Thomas J. Hrach: Insults for Sale. The 1957 Memphis Newspaper Boycott - Julie C. Lellis: Dreaming of a Black Christmas and "What Is Best for Durham". Strategic Advocacy During the Selective Buying Campaign - Naeemah Clark: The Power of Soul Brother #1. James Brown's Crusade for Societal Change.
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