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Trailblazer : a pioneering journalist's fight to make the media look more like America

Author: Dorothy Butler Gilliam
Publisher: Nashville : Center Street, Hachette Book Group, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Dorothy Butler Gilliam, whose fifty-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the US, covering a wide swath of media history--from the era of game-changing Negro newspapers like the Chicago Defender to the civil rights movement, feminism, and our current imperfect diversity.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Dorothy Butler Gilliam; Dorothy Butler Gilliam; Dorothy Butler Gilliam
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Butler Gilliam
ISBN: 9781546083443 1546083448
OCLC Number: 1035431959
Description: x, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Coming to The Washington Post, 1961 --
Assignment: Mississippi, 1962 --
Growing up a preacher's kid, 1936-1961 --
Being Mrs. Sam Gilliam, 1962-1982 --
Return to The Washington Post: The Style Years and founding the Institute for Journalism Education, 1972-1979 --
Voice for the Voiceless: The Column and National Association of Black Journalists years, 1979-1997 --
Last years at The Washington Post: is there anything else you want to do? 1998-2003 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Dorothy Butler Gilliam.

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"Dorothy Gilliam is that most rare of revolutionaries, one who not only climbs the barricades, but lets down a ladder to help others up, too. In her more than six decades at the centers of journalism Read more...

 
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