Abbott-Sengstacke Family Papers, 1847-1997

Baltimore Afro-American Archive

Baltimore Afro-American Newspaper Morgue Collections

Black Press Archives at the Moorland-Singarn Research Center

Chicago Defender

Frank E. Bolden Papers

Percival L. Prattis Papers

Bibliographies and Research Guides

African American Newspapers at Kansas Historical Society

African American Newspapers in North Carolina

African American Newspapers at State Historical Society of Missouri

African American Studies: Newspaper Research (Harvard University)

Black Press (University of Northern Colorado Libraries)

Black Press and U.S. History (UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries)

The Black Press Held by the Library of Congress

The Black Press in the United States (bibliography of print materials)

The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho (bibliography)

Contemporary Black Newspaper Titles in the United States

French Newspaper Titles in the African Diaspora

Historical African American Newspapers Available Online (Marist College)

Newspapers and Periodicals of the African Diaspora: List of United Kingdom titles



Digitized Historical Newspapers

African American Newspapers – Accessible Archives

African American Newspapers – Texas 

African-American Newspapers, Wisconsin Historical Society


Afro-American Churchman

Afro American Ledger

Black Abolitionist Newspapers

The Black Dispatch

Buffalo Criterion

California Eagle

Chronicling America: Historic Black Newspapers (Library of Congress)

The Colored Tribune


Evansville Argus

Florida Sentinel Bulletin

Florida Star

The Freeman

HBCU Newspaper History Project

Indianapolis Recorder

Jacksonville Free Press

Lincoln Clarion

Louisville Leader Collection 

Miami Times

Munice Times Newspaper

National Era

New York Age

Ohio African American Newspapers 

Oklahoma Guide

People’s Elevator

Portland New Age

Proquest Historical Black Newspapers 


The Reflector (articles)

Richmond Afro-American

Richmond Planet

St. Louis Argus

St. Louis Palladium

True Southerner

Washington Afro-American


Black Press Pedagogy

The Black Press: Primary Resources in U.S. History & Literature

The Black Press and the Philadelphia Tribune

The Black Press Lesson Plan

The Black Press and U.S. History

“We Wish to Plead Our Own Cause” – Fourth Grade Adaptation

Web Resources

African American Newspapers- Allied Media Corp.

African American Newspapers in the Great Plains

African American Newspapers in Ohio

African Diaspora Newspapers & Periodicals: A Pan-European Phenomenon

America’s Black Press, 1914-1918

Alexis Scott Shares Atlanta Daily World History on Family Business Radio

The Birmingham World

Black Consumers and Newspapers

The Black Newspaper is Shreveport

Black Newspapers: A History of Making The Invisible, Visible

Black Newspapers Have a Long Recorded History

Black Newspapers Need Black Owners

Black Newspapers in Utah

Black Press in Brazil

The Black Press Celebrates 186 Years

The Black Press: Past and Present

Black Press Week Forum to Address Issues, Honor History of Black Newspapers

The Black Press in the 19th Century

Book Discussion on History of the Black Press

The Chicago Defender

Conquering New Territory: The Black Press

Detroit’s Plaindealer’ Blazed A Trail For Today’s African-American Press

Do We Still Need a Black Media?

Early Chicago: The Black Press 

Editorial Cartoons in the Black Press During World WarII

The Future of Black Newspapers

Historical Trove, Freed From Storage, Gets a Home

The History of the Black Press in South Africa, 1836-1960

Libraries Keep Legacy of Black Press Alive

Living, Breathing Black Press History

Mining Historically Black College Newspapers for History and Heritage

The Newseum: History of the Black Press

Newspapers & Periodicals of the African Diaspora 

The Not-So-Great Migration

Oklahoma African American Newspapers

One Way Ticket: History of the Black Press and the Great Migration

Posters of Black Panther Newspaper Covers

The Power of the Press: African-American News Publications in the Jim Crow Era

The Reflector: An African-American Newspaper Depicting African American Life in Charlottesville, VA During the Jim Crow Era

Scholars Work to Make Defender Collection Public

The Search for the Lost Archives

Unboxing History: The Baltimore Afro-American

The Value of the Black Press Today

Wendell P. Dabney: Renaissance Man and Pioneer of the Black Press

Films and Video Clips

The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords

Chicago Works Show – The Chicago Defender

Good Morning Oak Crest (GMOC)Show – The Afro-American Newspaper

John Gartrell Speaks at Afro Newsboy Breakfast

The Newspaper that Changed It All: A Documentary of the Chicago Defender (trailer)

Newspaper of Record: Pittsburgh Courier, 1907-1965

Paper Trail: 100 Years of the Chicago Defender

Patrick Washburn Discusses the Pittsburgh Courier Film

Pittsburgh Courier Jazz History by Timothy Cox

Pittsburgh Courier Tribute