List of African-American Newspapers and Media Outlets
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List of African-American Newspapers and Media Outlets

This is a list of African-American newspapers and media outlets.



Listed chronologically by founding date

19th century



Date unknown


Listed alphabetically



  • The Liberator, Boston, Massachusetts, 1831-1865
  • McDowell Herald (later McDowell Times), Keystone, West Virginia[3]
  • Mojo, New York City, 1968-?
  • The Montana Plaindealer, Helena, Montana, 1906-1911[10]
  • Nashville Globe, Nashville, Tennessee, 1906-1960
  • National Enquirer and Pennsylvania Freeman, 1836-?
  • The National Era, Washington, D.C., 1847-1860
  • North Star, 1847-1851
  • Ohio State News, Columbus, Ohio, 1944-1952[11]
  • The Philadelphia Independent, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1931-1971
  • Pioneer, Montgomery, West Virginia[3]
  • Pioneer Press, Martinsburg, West Virginia][3]
  • Pittsburgh Courier, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1907-1966
  • St. Louis Palladium, 1884?-1911?
  • The Topeka Plaindealer, Topeka, Kansas, 1900-1932[12]
  • La Tribune de la Nouvelle-Orleans or New Orleans Tribune, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1864-1870
  • The Washington Bee, Washington, D.C., 1882-1922
  • West Virginia Digest, Charleston, West Virginia[3]
  • West Virginia Eagle, Montgomery, West Virginia[3]
  • West Virginia Enterprise, Charleston, West Virginia[3]
  • West Virginia Spokesman, Huntington, West Virginia[3]
  • West Virginia Weekly, Charleston, West Virginia[3]


See also


  1. ^ Business, Family (2012-01-12). ""Recap: Alexis Scott Shares Atlanta Daily World History on Family Business Radio", Family Business Radio, January 12, 2012". Archived from the original on 2014-03-07. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "The Wilmington Journal". Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Powell Hart, Betty L. (1991). "The Black Press in West Virginia: A Brief History," in Honoring Our Past : Proceedings of the First Two Conferences on West Virginia's Black History, ed. Joe William Trotter, Jr., and Ancella Radford Bickley. Charleston, WV: Alliance for the Collection, Preservation and Dissemination of West Virginia's Black History. pp. 156-179.
  4. ^ Gore, Jr., George William (1922). Negro Journalism: An Essay on the History and the Present Condition of the Negro Press. Greencastle, IN: Journalism Press. p. 8.
  5. ^ "Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1870-1960". Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "The Christian Recorder collection: 1861 - 1902". Accessible Archives.
  8. ^ "Wilmington Daily Record and the Wilmington Journal". African American Heritage Foundation of Wilmington.
  9. ^ Smith, Jessie; Bracks, Lean'tin; Wynn, Linda T. (2012). The Complete Encyclopedia of African American History. Visible Ink Press. p. 541. ISBN 978-1-57859-536-5.
  10. ^ "The Montana plaindealer". Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Ohio State News Collection 1944-1952". Ohio History Connection.
  12. ^ "The Topeka plaindealer. [volume]". Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "Black News". Black News. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "Activist Shaun King On Why He's Reviving Frederick Douglass' 'North Star' Paper". Retrieved .

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