Raising Her Voice: African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History / Edition 1

Raising Her Voice: African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History / Edition 1

by Rodger Streitmatter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813108306

ISBN-13: 9780813108308

Pub. Date: 07/03/2009

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Each chapter is a biographical sketch of an influential black woman who has written for American newspapers or television news, including Maria W. Stewart, Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Gertrude Bustill Mossell, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Josephine St.Pierre Ruffin, Delilah L. Beasley, Marvel Cooke, Charlotta A. Bass, Alice Allison Dunnigan, Ethel L. Payne, and Charlayne

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Each chapter is a biographical sketch of an influential black woman who has written for American newspapers or television news, including Maria W. Stewart, Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Gertrude Bustill Mossell, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Josephine St.Pierre Ruffin, Delilah L. Beasley, Marvel Cooke, Charlotta A. Bass, Alice Allison Dunnigan, Ethel L. Payne, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813108308
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
07/03/2009
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Maria W. Stewart: Firebrand of the Abolition Movement15
2Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Advocate for Canadian Emigration25
3Gertrude Bustill Mossell: Guiding Voice for Newly Freed Blacks37
4Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Militant Crusader Against Lynching49
5Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin: Driving Force in the Women's Club Movement61
6Delilah L. Beasley: Voice for Accommodation and Conciliation73
7Marvel Cooke: Literary Journalist of the Harlem Renaissance84
8Charlotta A. Bass: Radical Precursor of the Black Power Movement95
9Alice Allison Dunnigan: Champion of the Decline of Jim Crow107
10Ethel L. Payne: Agent for Change in the Civil Rights Movement118
11Charlayne Hunter-Gault: Creator of a Human Face behind the Contemporary Black Struggle129
A Synthesis140
Notes153
Index202

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