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The Stroud Star was a publication serving the town of Stroud, Oklahoma from 1898 to 1907. In 1907 the Stroud Star and Lincoln County Journal joined together to make one publication for the town of Stroud. The publication lasted until an unknown date in 1910 and was converted into The Stroud Democrat.
The Langston City Herald debuted on May 2, 1891, as the first weekly African American newspaper in Oklahoma Territory. The Herald was a paramount promoter of African American homesteading in the territory. It circulated throughout the South, including parts of Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas. Because of its widespread readership, the Herald was vital to the settlement of blacks in Oklahoma.