African American Newspapers

About this Collection

This collection consists of issues of African-American newspapers published in Newark. Titles include the Newark Herald, Advance, Herald Advance and New Jersey Herald News.

These newspapers brought news of the African American community in Newark to surrounding areas from the 1930s to the 1960s. 

Unfortunately, the full run of this newspaper was not preserved. This digital collection contains all the issues owned by the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center at Newark Public Library.