Search the full text of thirteen African American newspapers with coverage from 1827 to 1909.
Search the full text of over 270 African American newspapers with coverage from 1827 to 1998. Provides access to primary sources for researchers across African and African American studies; political science; ethnic studies; diaspora studies; women's studies; and cultural, literary and social history
Features more than 170 periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, bulletins, newsletters, annual reports, and other genres.
Indexes the last twenty years of North America's alternative press, with citations drawn from alternative, radical, and leftist publications.
Indexes the alternative press in North America, with citations from alternative, radical, and leftist publications. Coverage is from 1969 to 1990.
Indexes and abstracts the world's scholarly literature in the history of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present.
Over two hundred Kansas newspapers from 1854 to 1981. Among those included are titles from the Sunflower State that are part of African American Newspapers, 1827-1998. This collection provides access to some years of the Emporia Gazette.
Presents a collection of American Civil War letters, diaries, memoirs and biographies written between 1855 and 1875, including material that was previously unpublished. Covers the military, social, economic, and political aspects of the war.
Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, Includes personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions from black authors from the Americas, Europe, and Africa.
Black Drama, now in its expanded third edition, contains the full text of more than 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many of the works are rare, hard to find, or out of print. More than 40 percent of the collection consists of previously unpublished plays by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
Consists of personal papers of African Americans and records of civil rights organizations. Among the collections are: Papers of the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM); Mary McLeod Bethune Papers; Records of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (NACWC); Records of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Bayard Rustin Papers; Claude A. Barnett Papers.
Access over 82,000 pages and an estimated 11,000 works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present.
This platform provides access to the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Black Studies Center Periodicals, The Chicago Defender, and the Black Literature Index (1827-1940). Materials are both historic and contemporary and covers Africa, the United States, and Caribbean.
Access over 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major African American leaders, teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers and other figures covering 250 years of history.
This resource contains literature and essays related to feminism by black women writers from the United States, Caribbean, and over 20 African countries.
The most influential African American newspaper which had more than two thirds of its readership outside of Chicago.
Archive of official publications and primary source material related to civil rights in the United States from segregation to women’s suffrage to discrimination of all kinds.
This important African American newspaper is known for its coverage of the Scottsboro Trial.
Provides full text access to articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority and native presses in America from 1959 to present.
This collection chronicles the transformative decades of the 60s, 70s and 80s through the lens of independent alternative presses. Among the broad interest groups covered are American youth. Feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals and the New Left, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Latinos, and members of the LGBT communities.
Kansas City’s Black newspaper, The Kansas City Call documents the lives of African Americans in aspects related to civil rights, urban development, sports, and many others. The searchable advertisements also provide insight into black business in the city.
Coverage for the years 1975-2008 currently available. Full access from 1919-2010 coming in Spring 2024.
Covering years 1909 through 1972, this collection contains internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People throughout the country.
Documents the past of New York's African American community, including the Harlem Renaissance, the desegregation of the U.S. Military and the Civil Rights Movement.
One of the best researched and written African American newspapers of its era.
Provides online access to reference resources in African American studies, including the Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895, Black Women in America, and Africana, a history of the African American experience. Includes African American National Biography project, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and the Encyclopedia of African American Art and Architecture. (Restricted to 3 simultaneous users.)
The oldest continuously published daily black newspaper in the U.S., conveying ideas and opinions about local and national issues affecting blacks in the post-emancipation period, and today continues to serve the country's fourth-largest African- American community.
The Pittsburgh Courier was once the most widely circulated black newspaper in the U.S. in the early 20th century. Through the decades, writers and intellectuals such as D.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, and others wrote columns and reported for the newspaper.