Journalists face specific challenges in selecting, reading critically, and using information ethically in their writing. Use this guide to help you find sources for different types of research you conduct. First, determine what you need--books, news stories, scholarly articles, background information, videos, etc. Then choose one of the tabs along the top of this guide to get searching tips and resources for that type of search.
The Chicago Defender archive, offering the fully-searchable text and images from 1910-1975, provides the newspaper of record for African American history in the 20th century, from the Great Migration, to Jim Crow and civil rights struggles, to the role of African Americans in the World Wars, to cultural and sporting news.