The Importance of Black Newspapers

Janis F. Kearney

Janis Kearney of Little Rock, former personal diarist to President Clinton, talks about her involvement with Daisy Bates, and the role of black newspapers in the Civil Rights Movement. Of the newspapers she said, "Black newspapers probably had as much of a role in the Civil Rights struggle as anything because people learned about ... what was going on in our communities." See more about Daisy Bates in Al Bell's first-hand account, The Influence of Daisy Bates.

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