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Hijacking Black media to undermine musicians’ rights

Melvin Gibbs is the President of the Content Creators Coalition.

Melvin Gibbs is the President of the Content Creators Coalition.

Traditional media has a long history of neglecting the Black community and an equally long history of refusing to give us a fair hearing or equal time. To be heard, African Americans created media outlets like this one—and in its storied history, the Black Press has spoken truth to power as “soldiers without swords” in the fight for racial justice.