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Contemporary Black Florida Newspapers

Capital Outlook (Tallahassee)
Burning Spear (St. Petersburg)
Daytona Times (Daytona Beach)
Faum (Florida A & M University)
Florida Sentinel Bulletin (Tampa)
Florida Star (Jacksonville)
Florida Sun Review (Orlando)
Mahogany Revue (Ocala)
Miami Times (Miami)
Pensacola Voice (Pensacola)
Tempo News (Sarasota)
Weekly Challenger (St. Petersburg)
Westside Gazette (Ft. Lauderdale) 

Newspaper Databases

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 
Search more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Created in partnership with the Wisconsin Historical Society, the Kansas State Historical Society and the Library of Congress.

Accessible Archives 
Includes the Christian Recorder, The Colored American, Douglass Monthly, Frederick Douglass Paper, Freedom's Journal, The National Era and The North Star.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers 
Includes the Muslim journal. (Chicago, IL) , the National savings bank. ([Washington, D.C.) , the Dallas district crusader (TX) , the American Record and the New Era (Omaha, NE), Black net working. (Portsmouth, Va.) , The review (Lincoln, NE), The Montgomery-Tuskegee times. (Montgomery, AL) , The national watchman. (Topeka, Kan.) , The Huntsville journal. (Huntsville, AL) , The Montgomery times and the Weekly citizen. (Montgomery, AL) , The Patton pointer. (Patton Junction, AL) , The Southern star. (Bethel, AL) , The Negro leader. (Uniontown, AL) , The Uniontown news. (Uniontown, AL) , The Guardian. (Decatur, AL) , The Southern sentinel. (Talladega, AL) , The Weekly news. (Huntsville, AL) , and The Journal reporter. (Marion, AL) .

ProQuest Historical Newspapers 
Includes Black paper the Chicago Defender - 1905-1975, and mainstream metropolitan papers, including, the Chicago Tribune - 1849-1986, Christian Science Monitor - 1908-1991, New York Times - 1851-2001, Wall Street Journal - 1889-1987, and Washington Post - 1877-1988.

Indianapolis Recorder, 1897 to 2005 

St. Louis Argus, 1915 - 1945 

Negro World 
Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, 1917-1933. Marcus Garvey was the editor.

AFRO Vault
Various editions of the Afro-American (Baltimore, Washington, D.C.), covering 1902 - 2003 (some gaps)

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