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Black Women in Television

An Illustrated History and Bibliography, 1st Edition

By George H. Hill, Lorraine Raglin, Chas Floyd Johnson


208 pages

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This bibliography lists more than 700 articles, books, dissertations, and theses on the participation of African American women in the television industry. Includes materials on specific television personalities and programs, and black women's involvement as producers, news anchors, and editorial directors (among other topics). Also provides an extensive essay on the history of black women in television since 1939, and includes photographs of prominent African American television personalities. The appendices list African American women as Emmy, NAACP Image, and Los Angeles Black Media Coalition Technical Achievement award winners and nominees, and black women in starring and co-starring television roles. Indexing of the text covers authors, subjects, programs, films, and stations. Originally published in 1990.

Table of Contents

Foreword Rosalind Cash Introduction. Illustrations. Black Women on Television: A History. Bibliography Part 1: Books 1. Blacks and Television 2. General Television 3. Major Articles Part 2: Articles 1. Personalities 2. Programs 3. General 4. News/Sports 5. Off-Camera Part 3: Dissertations and Theses Appendices Part 1: Awards 1. Emmys 2. Oscars 3. NAACP Image Awards 4. Outstanding Technical Achievement Award Part 2: Starring and Co-Starring Roles 1. Series 2. Movies Indexes 1. Author/Subject 2. Program and Film 3. Station

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Television

Reissuing works originally published between 1974 and 1999, Routledge Library Editions: Television offers a selection of scholarship covering the exploration of TV. Volumes vary from general texts on the advent, influence or future of broadcasting to specific studies of television and the elderly, cable television, children and television and television in China. These works cross disciplines such as media studies and psychology with obvious interest to sociologists as well and those researching performance arts subjects.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies