The Libraries have purchased the digitized and searchable versions of the following newspapers on the ProQuest platform:
- The Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)
- Chicago Defender (1910-1975)
- New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)
- Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)
These newspapers from historically black communities provide primary source coverage of cultural, political, social, athletic and economic events of their time. You can search each individual newspaper or across newspapers by keyword, author, dateline, document type and more to retrieve scanned images of the newspaper pages.