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Searchable full-text and page images of the leading Black newspaper of the 20th century.
All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
New York City History, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies, African American Studies
This leading Black newspaper of the 20th century reached its peak in the 1940s. The Amsterdam News was a strong advocate for the desegregation of the U.S. military during World War II, and also covered the historically important Harlem Renaissance.