From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

The Colored Kentuckian (newspaper)

Author(s)/Publishing Information

Philip H. Murry and J. P. Sampson


No holdings located at this time


Considered the first African American newspaper in Kentucky, published in Louisville in 1867; though the Colored Citizen was published in Louisville in 1866.


Related Entries Citing this Entry

NKAA Entry:  Murry, Philip H. [The Colored Kentuckian]
NKAA Entry:  Kentucky African American Newspapers

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“The Colored Kentuckian (newspaper),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 22, 2023,

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