The Indianapolis Recorder Online

"The main task of the Black press...was to tell the truth about race relations in America...Black journalists should point out injustices in the administration of law and publicize the lack of equality of opportunities"(Suggs, 1987). The Indianapolis Recorder has never reached the status of the Afro-American. Its accolades and achivements are not as extensive nor have they particpated in highly publicized crusades or launched nationwide community campaigns in poor, underserved areas. The paper is highly respected, however, and has been "known...for its devotion to covering the news of the Indiana metropolis..."(Wolsely, 1971). This informative zeal has not been lost as the paper made the transition from print media to online publication.

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