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The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press
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The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press: Claude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Gerald Horne


For nearly fifty years, the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (ANP) fought racism at home and grew into an international news organization abroad. At its head stood founder Claude Barnett, one of the most influential African Americans of his day and a gifted, if unofficial, diplomat who forged links with figures as diverse as Jawaharlal Nehru, Zora Neale Hurston, and Richard Nixon. This book weaves Barnett's fascinating life story through a groundbreaking history of the ANP, including its deep dedication to Pan-Africanism. An activist force in journalism, Barnett also helped send doctors an ... More

Keywords: Associated Negro Press, racism, international news, Claude Barnett, African American, Pan-Africanism, journalism, African American struggle, African American journalists

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041198
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252041198.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald Horne, author
University of Houston