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Since 1993, the generous support of loyal subscribers, advertisers, and community stakeholders, has powered The Dayton Weekly News to provide positive news and information to Dayton's African American community. We are not your typical newspaper. We strive to inspire and change the narrative about “us”.


We are excited to build on the legacy of Founder and Publisher Emeritus, Don G. Black, as we introduce new content from local contributors and host events that uplift and build our community.


We invite you to patiently grow with us, as we update our brand across social platforms, reboot our website, and refresh the look and feel of the print edition. If you're not yet a subscriber, take a test drive with a free copy to get acquainted the paper.