African and African-American Studies

Newspapers, News Reports, and Periodicals

The Afro News
Excerpts from the print newspaper based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

BBC World Service Online—Africa

Belk Library Selected Internet News Sources

Black Information Link
Website of the 1990 Trust, a national British organization involved in policy development that affect Black communities.

Indexes the contents of some 70 West Indian journals, published within in the Caribbean region. It also includes theses and papers presented at conferences. CARINDEX covers publications in the social sciences and humanities from 1983 onwards, with priority being given to indexing materials of immediate relevance to the teaching and research at the three campuses of the University of the West Indies.

Electronic Journals and News on Africa
Compiled by Columbia University Libraries

Freedoms Journal, the First African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States—Wisconsin Historical Society Library
Digital collection of all 103 issues of Freedom's Journal, 1827-1829. "Freedom's Journal provided international, national, and regional information on current events and contained editorials declaiming slavery, lynching, and other injustices. The Journal also published biographies of prominent African-Americans and listings of births, deaths, and marriages in the African-American New York community. Freedom's Journal circulated in 11 states, the District of Columbia, Haiti, Europe, and Canada."

Mail & Guardian Online
“The Mail & Guardian Online
was the first internet-based news publication in Africa. Launched in early 1994, it is one of South Africa's and Africa's major news publishers.”