Black Newpapers

Events

Chicago Defender is started

1905

Encouragement in the Chicago Defender leads to the Great Migration north for Southern blacks

1915

Clauda Barnett founds Associated Negro Press

1919

A Journal of Negro Life, begains publication

1923

A paper staffed entirely by women, the Chicago Bee, is published

1925

Atlanta Daily is the first successful black daily newspaper but didnt become daily until 1932

1928

Black newspapers thoughout the country support the Double V campaign

1929

The american newspaper Guild, the first guild at a black newspaper is established

1935

Army Intelligence begins to seek methods for preventing distribution of black newspapers

1942

Eligah Muhammad founds thje weekly newspaper, Muhammed Speaks, which is the official paper of the naition of Islam

1960