From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

The Colored American (newspaper)

Author(s)/Publishing Information

New York [N.Y.] : Robert Sears


UK Libaries: Young Library Periodicals Microfilm - (1837-1841, scattered issues) and within Subscription Database - Accessible Archives (transcription copy)

Some scanned articles available online at Black Abolitionist Archive at University of Detroit Mercy.


Published 1837-1842.  Prior title Weekly Advocate.

Library Location(s)


Related Entries Citing this Entry

NKAA Entry:  Priest, James M.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

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

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