Radical American Periodicals Available in African American Periodicals, 1825-1995

Northwestern University librarian Kathleen E. Bethel has written that the Readex collection of African American Periodicals provides “access to little-known treasures of the Black press.” Among its 170+ rare titles, many of which were not collected by most libraries, are several radical periodicals. Interest in radical American periodicals—especially in unfamiliar and transient titles published by African Americans and other minority groups—continues to grow among scholars and students in different disciplines.

Below is a sample of mastheads and front pages of publications in this genre, all of which are available in African American Periodicals, 1825-1995, the essential companion to African American Newspapers, 1827-1998.

 

Between Ourselves Winter 1995 2.jpg

 

Black Committee for Self-Defense 24 Nov 1971.jpg

 

Black Men for the Eradication of Sexism 1 July 1994.jpg

 

Black New Ark Apr 1972.jpg

 

Black Panther 23 Nov 1967.jpg

 

Black Pride Sept 1974.jpg

 

Black Rap 15 Nov 1970.jpg

 

Deep South Patriot June 1966.jpg

 

Habari 1 Nov 1975.jpg

 

In-Formation Jan 1965.jpg

 

Liberator 6 June 1931.jpg

 

Maji Maji Jan 1971.jpg

 

Right On Nov Dec 1972.jpg

 

SCAR News Student Coalition Against Apartheid and Racism 11 Oct 1985.jpg

 

Siege Jan 1971.jpg

 

Student Voice Oct 1960.jpg

 

The Communist 15 August 1974.jpg

 

Unity and Struggle Jan 1978.jpg

 

VEP News June 1967.jpg

 


Like African American Newspapers, African American Periodicals is based upon the monumental bibliography by James P. Danky. For more information about either collection, please contact readexmarketing[at]readex[dot]com.

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