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Journalism & Mass Communication Anti-Racism Resources : Race & Journalism

Anti-racism resources for students, staff, and faculty of the Journalism and Mass Communication Department.

Race & Journalism

If you need research help related to race and journalism, or would like more resources please feel free to reach out to the PA Librarian at

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A Sampling of Articles

To start a search in the catalog about journalism and race try starting with these keywords: "race" AND ("journalism" OR "press" OR "media"). Then narrow your ideas from there! If you need assistance please feel free to contact

Journalism Activists & Groups

This list is just a small sampling of Black reporters and activists that are have historically been or are currently active in the fields of journalism and mass communication. 

*note that people are sorted by their first name. 

  • Alex Haley
  • Alice Allison Dunnigan
  • Almena Lomax
  • Andrew W. Cooper
  • April Ryan
  • Archibald Grimké
  • Carl Rowan
  • Charles M. Blow
  • Clarence Page
  • Claudia Jones
  • Dean Baquet
  • Don Lemon
  • Ed Bradley
  • Ethel L. Payne
  • Eugene Robinson
  • Gordon Parks
  • Gwen Ifill
  • Ida B. Wells
  • Joanne Grant
  • John A. Arneaux
  • Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
  • Jim Vance
  • Les Payne
  • Lillian Thomas Fox
  • Malvin Russell Goode
  • Marvel Cooke
  • Max Robinson
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal
  • Nancy Hicks Maynard
  • Nikole Hannah-Jones
  • Peggy Peterman
  • Robert C. Maynard
  • Robin Roberts
  • Roscoe Dunjee
  • Samuel Cornish
  • Sara Sidner
  • Simeon Booker
  • Vernon Jarrett
  • William Raspberry
  • Yamiche Alcindor