The Black Press in Pennsylvania

I The Black press in Pennsylvania played a leading role in the struggle for Afro-American freedom in the pre-Civil War period. After the war, Afro-American tabloids in the Commonwealth were among the first newspapers to call for the civil rights and enfranchiseĀ­ment of Afro-Americans in the South and North. FreĀ­quently, editors of these newspapers became elected politicians and they used their...
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