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ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers offer essential primary source content and editorial perspectives of the most distinguished African American newspapers in the U.S. Each of the ten Historical Black Newspapers provides researchers with unprecedented access to perspectives and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. The content, including articles, obituaries, photos, editorials, and more, is easily accessible for scholars in the study of the history of race relations, journalism, local and national politics, education, African American studies, and many multidisciplinary subjects. Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as written in the Chicago Defender, The Baltimore Afro-American, New York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, Los Angeles Sentinel, Atlanta Daily World, The Norfolk Journal and Guide, The Philadelphia Tribune, Cleveland Call and Post, and Michigan Chronicle.
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ProQuest Historical Newspapers™, - Black Newspapers, features titles like New York Amsterdam News and Pittsburgh Courier that provide cultural perspective and insight to the events that shaped the United States, including the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Vietnam War, and the Civil Rights Movement. Covering everything from major events to everyday life, these titles are invaluable research tools for studying American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and art.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Atlanta Daily World—1931-2003
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Baltimore Afro-American—1893-1988
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender—1910-1975
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Cleveland Call & Post—1934-1991
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Sentinel—1934-2005
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Michigan Chronicle—1934-2010
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Amsterdam News—1922-1993
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Norfolk Journal & Guide—1921-2003
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Philadelphia Tribune—1912-2001
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Pittsburgh Courier—1911-2002
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