Black Businesses

First African-American Daily News Paper Founded On This Day


A previous version of the New Orleans Tribune was the first black daily newspaper, which was founded on this date in 1864.

With the Civil War not officially ending until 1865 and in the midst of chaos and confusion, an African-American newspaper managed to establish itself in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana.

The journal was founded by Louis Charles Roudanez who was also a physician.





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