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Chicago Defender

The California Eagle

The Afro-American

The Pittsburgh Courier

Charlotta Bass

Robert Lee Vann

John Henry Murphy

Robert S. Abbott

Frederick Douglass

Ida B. Wells

Gertrude Mossell

Oliver Harrington


This section gives you an opportunity to explore the history of four newspapers and learn more about the men and women who helped shape the history of the black press.