Database Provides Access to Newspapers Published by or for African Americans

Through a partnership with the Taft Collections Committee, UC Libraries has added an important primary source for the study of African American history, life, and culture: African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 Connect .

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles. Newly digitized, these newspapers published by or for African Americans can now be browsed and searched as never before.