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1900s: Several newspapers with a focus on African- American issues are in circulation. Two of these publications are Samuel E. Cornish's Freedom's Journal and Frederick Douglass's North Star, which are established as venues in which to discuss slavery.

1950s: By this time, almost every major city in the United States has its own newspaper with a focus on African-American news. Two of the oldest are the Philadelphia Tribune and the Chicago Defender.

Today: As newsrooms at formerly all-white newspapers are integrated, many of the most talented African-American journalists join major newspapers, thus leaving the traditional allblack newspapers drained of talent. Many of the African-American newspapers disappear. However, magazines published with an African-American audience in mind flourish.

1900s: Migration of large numbers of people from the South fill Harlem with a huge population of a full range of low-, middle-, and upperclass African-American families. The atmosphere in Harlem...

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