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The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords.

"Too long have others spoken for us". A History of African-American newspapers and journalism from the mid-19th century through the 20th century. With commentary by historians, newspaper cartoonists, journalists, and photojournalists, tells of the struggles against censorship, discrimination and for freedom of the press. Produced and directed by Stanley Nelson.1998. 86 min. See bibliography of reviews and articles about this film
Awards International Documentary Association San Francisco International Film Festival - Golden Spire Sundance Film Festival - Freedom of Expression Awardweb web sites: Description from California Newsreel catalogSee separate bibliography of reviews and articles about this film