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African American Periodicals, 1825-1995

by Jeffrey Orrico on 2023-02-08T15:08:28-05:00 in Anthropology, History, Sociology | 0 Comments


Quick Facts

  • Explore crucial facets of the African American experience through more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals.
  • Rare titles—many short-lived and not collected by most libraries—abound with untold stories
  • Based upon James P.  Danky’s monumental bibliography  African-American Newspapers and Periodicals


African American Periodicals, 1825-1995,  features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states,  the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations bulletins,  annual reports and other genres.  These diverse periodicals—which have shaped,  and in turn been shaped by, African American culture—will enable new discoveries on lives of African Americans as individuals, as an ethnic group and as Americans.

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