“I Dig You, Chocolate City”: Ebony and Sepia Magazines’ Coverage of Black Political Progress, 1971–1977

  title={“I Dig You, Chocolate City”: Ebony and Sepia Magazines’ Coverage of Black Political Progress, 1971–1977},
  author={Mia L. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of African American Studies},
  • Mia L. Anderson
  • Published 5 September 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of African American Studies
The 1960s ended in sorrow with the deaths of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, two champions for civil rights. Yet, African Americans had reason to enter the new decade with hope. African American political achievement brought attention to the triumph of the Civil Rights Movement and the power of the black vote. The present study explores African American media coverage of black political progress from 1971 to 1977. Though Ebony featured more political coverage than Sepia, both… 


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