The Negro Press in the United States.


Historical and thematic study of African American newspaper publishing with an emphasis on civil rights and issues of race.  Discusses such newspapers as Samuel Cornish’s Freedom’s Journal and The Rights of All, Frederick Douglass’ The North Star, the Guardian, The Chicago Defender, and The Crisis, edited by W.E.B. Du Bois.  Chapter headings include “Volume and Influence of the Negro Press,” “Favorite Themes of the Negro Press,” “What is a Negro Paper,” “The Demand for Rights,” and “Negro Criticism of Negro Life.”


Description: The Negro Press in the United States.

Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1922). First Edition. x, 274pp. 8 x 5½ inches. Publisher’s green cloth with gilt (slightly dulled) spine titling; without dust jacket; near fine.

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Price: $35.00