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 32 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum as a Columnist for the Washington Post. 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 622 views per program. 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: 27 President, National Association of Black Journalists c. January 1, 1993 - c. January 1, 1995 Videos: 3

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