December 4

December 4, 1909 – The New York Amsterdam News

VIEW OF WEST (MAIN) FACADE - New York Amsterdam News Building, 2293 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York County, NY HABS NY,31-NEYO,98-6

VIEW OF WEST (MAIN) FACADE – New York Amsterdam News Building, 2293 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York County, NY

James H. Anderson founded one of America’s oldest Black newspapers on December 4, 1909, The New York Amsterdam News.  After a century of publishing the heart of African American news, the newspaper is still a leader in journalism with a focus towards people of color.
New York Amsterdam News building, 2017

Headquarters of the New York Amsterdam News, a Harlem-based newspaper founded in 1909. This is the building in 2017.