African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 This link opens in a new window
This collection of newspapers is available via Readex. Provides online access to more than 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. Coverage spans life in the Antebellum South, the spread of abolitionism, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Jim Crow Era, the Great Migration, the rise of the NAACP, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and more. Search by dates and eras, newspaper titles, place of publication, and article types (e.g. news/opinion, birth notices, letters, etc.).