Southern Courier: A Weekly Newspaper Covering Civil Rights in the South 1965-68

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Title:Southern courier : a weekly newspaper covering civil rights in the South 1965-68

The 177 issues of The Southern Courier provide a unique on-the-scenes view of the mid-1960s civil rights movement in the Deep South. The Southern Courier's bi-racial staff was committed to reporting and disseminating the news of the Civil Rights movement in a professional and objective manner. Reporters and editors were expected to become part of their communities, black and white alike, and not to engage in "drive-by" journalism or attempts at social change; to use their skills as journalists and not become community organizers or advocates for a single point of view; and to produce a quality newspaper that reached out beyond those who already agreed with the pro-civil rights perspective of its editorial page.

Subjects:African Americans--Education--United States | African Americans--Alabama--Newspapers | African Americans--Georgia--Newspapers | Atlanta (Ga.)--Newspapers | Fulton County (Ga.)--Newspapers | Montgomery (Ala.)--Newspapers | Montgomery County (Ala.)--Newspapers | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Institution:Southern Courier Association
Contributors:Southern Courier Association
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