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Hardcover Black Newspapers and America's War for Democracy, 1914-1920 Book

ISBN: 0807826227

ISBN13: 9780807826225

Black Newspapers and America's War for Democracy, 1914-1920

During World War I, the publishers of America's crusading black newspapers faced a difficult dilemma. Would it be better to advance the interests of African Americans by affirming their patriotism and offering support of President Wilson's war for democracy in Europe, or should they demand that the government take concrete steps to stop the lynching, segregation, and disfranchisement of blacks at home as a condition of their participation in the war?...

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Dr. Jordan examines an important source of American cultural history with his study of Black newspapers during WWI. Its well researched, well written and well worth reading.
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