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Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)


First hand coverage of the grass-roots struggle against the racially restrictive housing covenants of the 1940s. Considered to be the major newspaper of the Black community in Los Angeles during the 20th century. The oldest and largest black newspaper in the western United States and the largest African-American owned newspaper in the U.S.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; Area and Cultural Studies; African American Studies

Dates of Coverage: 1934 - 2005

Update Frequency: N/A

Provider: ProQuest Information and Learning

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download