Browse Collections (6 total)

Freedom's Journal


The Freedom's Journal was the first African-American owned newspaper in the United States, and ran every Friday.

The Anglo-African Magazine


TheAnglo-African Magazine was the first African-American literary magazine. Its masthead declared it was "devoted to Literature, Science, Statistics,…

The Colored American

Originally published asThe Weekly Advocate,The Colored Americanwas a weekly paper published in New York City by Samuel Cornish, Phillip Alexander…

The New York Age

Founded as New York Globe (1880-1884) by Timothy Thomas Fortune (and briefly renamed the Freeman from 1884-1887), The New York Age was a weekly…

The Rights of All

Founded by Samuel Cornish not long after he resigned from Freedom's Journal, The Rights of Allwas published monthly at 149 Church Street, at one…

Weekly Anglo-African