Historical Newspapers New York Amsterdam News (ProQuest)

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1922 - 2010
This leading Black newspaper of the 20th century captured the vibrancy and cultural richness of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, advocated for the desegregation of the U.S. military during World War II, and fought against discriminatory employment practices and other civil rights abuses in the 1960s. This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. It offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.
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New York Amsterdam News