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Voice Over The Making of Black Radio

ISBN-10: 1566396670

ISBN-13: 9781566396677

Edition: 1998

Authors: William Barlow

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Here, the author explores the landscape of black radio, examining how many broadcasters became celebrities and respected influential community leaders, and the role this grassroots activism played in the African American civil rights movement.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 12/18/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Shifting Voices
"I'se Regusted": Blackface Radio
From the Jazz Age to Jim Crow
The Controversial Phenomenon of Amos 'n' Andy
"New World a-Coming": Black Pride Radio
Brown Bombers and Black Radio Pioneers
"Destination Freedom"
"Rappin' the Mike": Black Appeal Radio
Buying Time and Making Rhyme
The Rise of Black Appeal Radio
Spin Doctors of the Postwar Era
"Rockin' the Pot": Black Counterfeit Radio
The White DJ Crossover Crusade
The Rock-and-Roll Rebels
"Burn Baby Burn": Black Power Radio
"A Change Is Gonna Come"
Microphones in the Riot Zones
The FM Frontier
"Payin' the Cost to Be the Boss": Black-Owned Radio
Bridging the Ownership Gap
Entrepreneurs with Attitude
Blackgrounding Public Radio
Afterword: Talking Drums
Notes
Index