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Author Streitmatter, Rodger, author

Title Raising her voice : African-American women journalists who changed history / Rodger Streitmatter
Published Lexington, KY : University Press of Kentucky, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 208 pages) : portraits
Contents Maria W. Stewart : firebrand of the abolition movement -- Mary Ann Shadd Cary : advocate for Canadian emigration -- Gertrude Bustill Mossell : guiding voice for newly freed blacks -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett : militant crusader against lynching -- Josephine St. PIerre Ruffin : driving force in the women's club movement -- Delilah L. Beasley : voice for accommodation and conciliation -- Marvel Cooke : literary journalist of the Harlem Renaissance -- Charlotta A. Bass : radical precursor of the Black Power movement -- Alice Allison Dunnigan : champion of the decline of Jim Crow --Ethel L. Payne : agent for change in the civil rights movement -- Charlayne Hunter-Gault : creator of a human face behind the contemporary black struggle
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-201) and index
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Subject African American journalists -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
Journalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Journalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 93035932
ISBN 0813149053 (electronic bk.)
9780813149059 (electronic bk.)