Freedom’s Journal was the first newspaper owned and operated by African Americans in the United States.  Founded on March 16, 1827 by John Russwurm and Samuel Cornish, this fine paper served the needs of the African American community by publishing editorials against slavery.  They also wrote about other injustices that faced blacks.  One of the…

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