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Title Looking at the stars : black celebrity journalism in Jim Crow America / Carrie Teresa.
Author Teresa, Carrie, author.
Publication Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Description xiv, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 071.3089 T
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Untangling discourses of representation in black press celebrity reporting -- Early crossover black celebrities and the onus of collective representation -- Black celebrities uplift the race -- The mythologizing of black celebrities -- The marginalization of black female celebrities as race representatives -- National heroes, foreign villains, and un-hyphenated Americans -- Journalistic commemoration and the construction of a "felt" past -- The politics of black press celebrity journalism.
Subject African American press -- History.
African American celebrities -- Press coverage.
African American newspapers -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
African American press. (OCoLC)fst00799314
1900-1999
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780803299924 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0803299923 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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