Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
October 18, 1980
1media/CCP 10-18-80.jpg2016-10-17T20:58:55+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3853plain2016-10-18T06:33:54+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn October 18, 1980, the Cleveland Call and Post reported that members of the local branch of the NAACP protested WKYC-TV (NBC) for broadcasting a television mini-series called Beulah Land. One of the protestor said, "NBC and all the rest of TV does not depict blacks in meaningful roles and the only time you see more than two blacks on TV together is when you have a show like Roots or Beulah Land. The Call and Post described Beulah Land as "a pointless melodrama about life on a huge cotton plantation in the antebellum period."
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