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African American Newspapers, Series 1 & 2

African American Newspapers, Series 1 & 2, covers major developments in African American history including life in the Antebellum South, growth of the Black church, the Jim Crow Era, the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights movement, and recent (up to 1998) political and economic empowerment, among others. The collection includes not just news stories but editorials, obituaries, advertisements, and illustrations. Each digitized newspaper was originally published either by or for African Americans.

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Coverage Dates: 1827-1998
Fulltext available: Newspaper Articles