The Clark Street Project, is a project developed through The Plug. In this series, we examine the legacy of the Associated Negro Press, originally housed on Clark Street in Chicago’s South Side. Just over 100 years ago, this network of committed journalists across the diaspora, in service to the global Black community, elevated Black voices, businesses, politics, and insights across 200 Black owned news outlets. We revisit the legacy of this coverage, and take a closer look at the ways Black journalists, storytellers, and entrepreneurs have shaped and continue to shape our world. In these episodes, we sit down with leading voices to discuss the Black builders of the 90s digital landscape. We hear additional perspectives on the legacy of Tulsa’s Greenwood District and how Black business ownership shaped generations. We consider the ways digital platforms impact how Black communities interact. Our team also takes a look at how the courts' separate but equal decision changed the course of Black Journalism forever.
4 Episodes (+ longform interviews for TP Insights members). Transcripts are available. Visit theclarkstreetproject.com for more information.