Journalism

Newspapers

What are some black anti-slavery newspapers?

The first black anti-slavery newspaper was Freedom’s Journal, published in New York in 1827. Among others were Rights of All, New York, 1829; Colored American (formerly The Weekly Advocate), New York, 1837; The Elevator, Albany, New York, 1842; The Ram’s Horn, New York, 1847; The North Star, Rochester, New York, 1847; The Christian Herald, Philadelphia, 1848; The Colored Man’s Journal, New York, 1851; The Alienated American, Cleveland, 1852; The Mirror of the Times, San Francisco, 1855; and The Anglo African, New York, 1859.



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