The Black Press: Past and Present

Muhammad, Larry
September 2003
Nieman Reports;Fall2003, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p13
Explains that Afro-American press is being recognized as crucial to ethnic progress after being considered as an outdated protest medium. Challenge facing Afro-American press; Move of boxing promoter Don King to save the "Cleveland Call & Post" newspaper from bankruptcy.


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