Civil Rights in Texas

A guide to primary and secondary sources for the study of the history of civil rights in Texas, arranged thematically and regionally.

Texas Newspapers

Newspapers can be an excellent source for historical research.  Resources listed below are for historical news sources, not current news. For a more complete list of historical news sources outside of Texas see the Historical Newspapers Research Guide.

For current news sources see the Newspapers and News Articles Research Guide.  

African American Periodicals

The San Antonio Register

The San Antonio Register is an important, long-running African American newspaper published in San Antonio, Texas.

Mexican American Newspapers

Borderland Collection