Negroes Are Different in Dixie: The Press, Perception, and Negro League Baseball in the Jim Crow South, 1932

by Thomas Aiello

“Only in a Negro newspaper can a complete coverage of ALL news effecting or involving Negroes be found,” argued a Southern Newspaper Syndicate advertisement. “The good that Negroes do is published in addition to the bad, for only by printing everything fit to read can a correct impression of the Negroes in any community be found.”[i]
[i] Atlanta World, 5 January 1932, 6.

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