State Press

  • Establishing the State Press
    Bates wanted to use his newspaper to attack racial injustices while also exposing blacks to the world outside of their homes. In addition, he…  
  • Struggles of the start-up
    During the first year of the State Press‘ inception, advertisers from the white community purchased large amounts of space in the paper. At one…  
  • The fall of the State Press
    During the Little Rock Central High School integration crisis, the format of the State Press began to change.