Dorothy Butler Gilliam

Dorothy Butler Gilliam

Dorothy Butler Gilliam was the first black woman reporter at The Washington Post and helped organise protests against the New York Daily News after it fired two-thirds of its African-American staff, including all of the black male reporters. She was married to Sam Gilliam a well known abstract artist. Wikipedia*

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Dorothy Butler Gilliam has 33 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1993 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 639 views per program as a Director for the Young Journalists Development Program of the Washington Post. Most appearances with Susan Swain (3), Brian Lamb (2), Eugene Roberts (2). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities in the Media, Media Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2001 - Present Director, Young Journalists Development Program, [Washington Post] Videos: 2


Columnist, [Washington Post] c. April 22, 1989 - c. December 31, 1997 Videos: 28 President, National Association of Black Journalists c. January 1, 1993 - c. January 1, 1995 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Remember the Ladies</em>

    Remember the Ladies

    Angela Dodson talked about her book Remember the Ladies: Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom at the Ballot Box, in…

  • 66th Annual Congressional Dinner

    66th Annual Congressional Dinner

    The 66th annual Congressional Dinner of the Washington Press Foundation was held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. After the…

  • 50 Years After Little Rock

    50 Years After Little Rock

    To commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the “Little Rock Nine,” the Newseum and the National Archives Experience presented “50 Years After Little…

  • Media Portrayals of Latinos
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