Black Studies: Newspapers

An overview of resources at PSU Library for researching Black Studies, with an emphasis on 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.