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Freedom Journal

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When was Freedom's Journal, the first black newpaper, founded?

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1762: 4 votes (26.67%)
1827: 10 votes (66.67%)
1913: 0 votes (0%)
1934: 1 votes (6.67%)
Total Votes: 15


Scholars estimate that some 3,000 African-American owned and operated newspapers have been produced since Freedom's Journal,* the first African-American newspaper was founded in 1827.
This selective research guide is intended to highlight a variety of print, electronic, and microform resources available for research that involves African American newspapers and journalism.

*See African American Newspapers: The 19th century in the Electronic Newspaper Collections section of this guide.

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