The AFRO American Newspapers, in cooperation with Google, are proud to present an extensive collection of digitally archived issues spanning over 100 years of history. The AFRO Archives feature various AFRO editions covering an impressive span of change, division and progress in African American History.

Over the Following months this extensive collection will be expanded to encompass additional archived AFRO editions currently being processed which will enhance your digital experience of the scope and magnitude of the AFRO’s reporting of 20th Century Black History. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to learn and share the complex and enjoyable ;levels of the phenomena often referred to as the Black Experience.

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The Afro American – National Edition January 1902 – December 1957

Afro American – Ledger October 1906 – June 1917

Baltimore Afro – American January 1943 – December 2003

Washington Afro – American August 1938 – June 1988

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