AFRO-American Newspapers’ Archives Digitized By Google

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Washington, D.C.–  AFRO.com announced that they partnered with Google to  digitize the newspaper’s historic archives and make them searchable on-line and available to everyone on the web.

Link to Afro-American/Google archive

The site includes original page views of complete editions of the newspaper dating back to the early 1900s and in-depth coverage of important stories such as the events of the arrests and national spectacle surrounding Scottsboro Boys trials, the entertainment coverage of Black movies stars such as Dorothy Dandridge, the Army’s use of the Tuskegee Airmen (Fighting 99th) in World War II, coverage of the Little Rock 9 Integration in 1954 and many other events that helped to shape the black community.


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