History of the Black Press


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History of the Black Press
One way for the voice of African Americans to be heard is through the Black Press, including newspapers, magazines, and books. Samuel Cornish, John B. Russwurm, David Walker, Willis Hodges and other writers realized that the best way to gain the attention of African American people was through newspapers that told of the problems the African American people had and these newspapers often suggested action that they should take. The Black Press played a vital role in the history of the African American people and the Black Press continues to encourage African Americans today.
The Black Press informs the African American people about their lives and about the injustices that they have suffered. While the Civil War...
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