The New Orleans Tribune

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The New Orleans Tribune
Publisher Beverly Stanton Mckenna
Editor Anitra Brown
Founded 1985
Headquarters 2317 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
 United States

The New Orleans Tribune is a newspaper serving the African-American community of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. It was founded in 1985.[1]The newspaper is published by McKenna Publishing Co., which also publishes The Blackbook, a community directory of African-American businesses, and Welcome, a guide for Black tourists to New Orleans.

A previous version of The New Orleans Tribune was America’s first Black daily newspaper, that enterprise was founded in 1864 by physician and publisher Louis Charles Roudanez; it was created after the demise of another paper known as L'Union.[2][3]


  1. ^ Mark Charles Roudané, "The New Orleans Tribune, An Introduction to America's First Black Daily Newspaper", H-Net – Humanities & Social Sciences Online.
  2. ^ "Louis C. Roudanez, doctor and businessman". African American Registry. Retrieved November 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Orleans Tribune", Congressional Record, Washington DC, July 23, 2014 

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