New: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers

March 16, 2015 – 12:09 pm
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We now subscribe to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers. This collection gives full text with images from nine newspapers that offer primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts.

  • Atlanta Daily World
  • Chicago Defender
  • Cleveland Call and Post
  • Los Angeles Sentinel
  • New York Amsterdam News
  • Norfolk Journal and Guide
  • Philadelphia Tribune
  • Pittsburgh Courier
  • The Baltimore Afro-American

From ProQuest:

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers

  • “Examine the diversity of stances during the civil rights movement, including: endorsements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcolm X, and the debate about integration and the Negro Baseball Leagues.
  • Follow the crusade against racially restrictive housing covenants.
  • Find obituaries and coverage of community events.
  • Access thorough coverage of international events, such as apartheid in South Africa and Stephen Biko’s Nobel Peace prize nomination, often overlooked by other newspapers”.
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Civil rights march on Washington, DC, USA. Civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr, surrounded by crowds carrying signs. 28 August 1968.

Image credit:

Civil rights march on Washington, DC, USA. Civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr, surrounded by crowds carrying signs. 28 August 1968. Photographer: Warren K Leffler.. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest.
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