★ Independent Black-Owned Newspapers in the United States
“Henceforth Blacks should speak to themselves and for themselves. No other can speak for us.”
—Samuel Cornish, publisher of Freedom’s Journal, the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the US.
The following is a list of independent, Black-owned newspapers. Most
are members of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).
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