Black Studies: Newspapers & Historical Sources

An overview of resources for researching Black Studies, including the African Diaspora and African American Studies

The Black Panther

Front page of Black Panther newspaper

The Black Panther newspaper was the official publication of the Black Panther party. The first issue was published on April 25, 1967, and publication continued until 1976. At its largest circulation, more than 300,000 newspapers were printed each week. PSU Library Special Collections holds print copies of the newspaper. You can also find most issues in digital format in the database Black Thought and Culture.


Historical Sources