Alone atop the Hill: The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press (A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund Publication)
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|Number of Pages||:||240 Pages|
Excellent book. Another unknown trail blazer Norene Excellent book. Another unknown trail blazer. Hopefully someday it will become required reading for all, but especially Afro American children, Ms. Alice's journey was courageous, and demonstrated determination at it's best. What I was most amazed by is that she provided for her child against all odds and the. First black journalist in White House!!!!! Drew007 This book is authentic and verified Unbelievable recordings of Alice Dunnigan's contributions with previous presidents as a black journalist.. "It's a about time Alice is shared with the world ." according to Teresa johnson. Awesome read,
(Donna Seaman Booklist (starred review))In Alone Atop the Hill, editor Carol McCabe Booker brings Dunnigan’s story to light. Booker machetes Dunnigan’s 1974 self-published book down to the adventure-filled bone. (Todd Steven Burroughs The Root)Booker’s annotated edit puts you smack-dab in the moment alongside Dunnigan and moves you smoothly and swiftly through her two-part journey. Alone Atop the Hill gives deserved recognition to a principled and hardworking reporter whose array of singular accomplishments makes her worthy of further scholarship and public attention. It is highly recommended for scholars and general readers interested in the histor
In 1942 Alice Allison Dunnigan, a sharecropper’s daughter from Kentucky, made her way to the nation’s capitol and a career in journalism that eventually led her to the White House. With Alone atop the Hill, Carol McCabe Booker has condensed Dunnigan’s 1974 self-published autobiography to appeal to a general audience.
She is coauthor with her husband, journalist Simeon Booker, of the highly acclaimed history Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter’s Account of the Civil Rights Movement. CAROL McCABE BOOKER is a former journalist and Washington, D.C., attorney.