• Jane L. ChapmanEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media book series (PSHM)


This chapter introduces the significance of black media framing to the period of the aftermaths of the First World War. A surge in self-reflexive print and in particular black publishing, influenced by black American activist thinkers and their press, is emphasised within the context of current scholarly neglect of the history of the community’s newspapers in Britain. The importance of this politicising role as community builders within the context of empire is stressed.


Race Diaspora Print publications African and Afro-Caribbean Aftermaths of First World War First World War Black newspapers 


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  1. 1.University of LincolnLincolnUK

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