Black Life in America

Research Resource

Black Life in America

Curated by NewsBank, this primary source collection focuses on the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media, spanning the early 18th century to the modern era. Articles, blogs, videos, audio recordings and more are sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.

This collection covers many topical categories such as:

  • slavery and flights to freedom
  • voting rights, voter suppression and disenfranchisement
  • segregation and civil rights
  • prejudice and discrimination
  • activism and protest movements


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Articles, Magazines and Journals
History and Biography
Homework Help Teens
Resource Audience:
High School
College & Adult
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