Black Voices: How Black Media Helped Change the Game

The founding publications that became the clarion for Black athletes and colleges across the country.

NEWSPAPER FOUNDER YEARS
Chicago Bee
Anthony Overton
1865–1946
Baltimore Afro American
John H. Murphy, Sr.
1892
Cleveland Call
Garrett A. Morgan
1928
Cleveland Post
Unkn (merger with Call)
1920
Richmond Planet (VA)
Edwin Archer Randolph
John Mitchell, Jr.
1882
1884-1929
The Philadelphia Tribune
Christopher J. Perry
1884
The Chicago Defender
Robert Sengstacke Abbott
Robert S. Abbott
1870–1940
May 5, 1905
The Pittsburgh Courier
Robert Lee Vann
Edwin Nathaniel Harleston
1879–1940
1907
The New York Amsterdam News
James Henry Anderson
December 4, 1909
Norfolk Journal & Guide (VA)
P.B. Young
1921-2003
The Miami Times(FL)
Henry E. Sigismund Reeves
1923
New Jersey Afro-American
1941
Washington Tribune