Black Press Gallery

The Black community was ripe for print media when the Freedom's Journal came along in 1827.

Founders of the first black newspaper in the United States, Freedom's Journal.

A copy of the Freedom's Journal.

A little paperboy from the 1880s.

John Murphy, Sr., the founder of the Afro-American, and his sons

The Panther Paper kept the nation informed of the injustices in the world.

A Timeline of the Black Press
Definition of the Black Press
Old Soldiers, New Territory: Afro-Americ@
Old Soldiers, New Territory: The Indianapolis Recorder
New Challenges for New Frontiersman
Black Press Gallery