05 March 2012

Freedom's Journal, First African-American Owned & Operated Newspaper Published in the US


The Wisconsin History Society has placed online all 103 issues of the Freedom’s Journal; the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. The Journal was published weekly in New York City from 1827 to 1829.

Besides accessing the newspaper archive, you can learn more about its history and its editors.

Do you know of other “early” African-American owned and operated newspapers?  




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