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Black History Month - African American Newspapers

Black History Month

Find African American history resources through the Kansas Historical Society.

Kansas State GlobeThe Kansas Historical Society partnered with Newsbank, Inc., to digitize the content of 68 African American newspapers published in Kansas. In commemoration of Black History Month in February, these newspapers may be viewed for free at infoweb.newsbank.com. Request the user name and password at reference@kshs.org.

These 68 newspapers and several more are accessible throughout the year in the State Archives research room at the Kansas Historical Society, Topeka. The titles are also available on microfilm via interlibrary loan. Find a complete list of available African American newspapers.