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Virginia African American Newspapers


 A flexed bicep with shock waves radiating from a clenched fist surrounded by the text The Richmond Planet                                                          Masthead of the Richmond Planet. Late nineteenth to early twentieth century. The Valentine, Richmond, VA

This guide provides an alphabetical list (by location) of Virginia African American newspapers available from the Library of Virginia. It includes holdings for print, microfilm, and microfiche formats and provides access to digitized content when available.

African American newspapers from other states can be located by doing a Browse by Subject search in the catalog for the heading "African American Newspapers <state>"

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Revised January 2024