Ravenswood Post
TypeWeekly newspaper
Founder(s)Clarence A. Burley
PublisherBurley Publications
Ceased publication1981
HeadquartersMenlo Park, San Mateo County, California, U.S.
OCLC number37212347

The Ravenswood Post (1953–1981), was an African American weekly newspaper published by Clarence A. Burley in Menlo Park, California, and served the communities of East Menlo Park (or Belle Haven) and East Palo Alto, California.[1][2][3][4] In the 1970s, Jym Marks was a columnist for the paper.[5]

Other local news publishings included the newspaper, East Palo Alto Today; former newspaper, The Peninsula Bulletin; and the magazine, El Ravenswood.[6]

See also


  1. ^ Danky, James Philip; Hady, Maureen E. (1998). African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: a National Bibliography. Mark Graham. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. p. 485. ISBN 978-0-674-00788-8.
  2. ^ Wheeler, Jean French (1973). Historical Directory of Santa Clara County Newspapers 1850-1972 (PDF). Sourisseau Academy, San Jose State University.
  3. ^ Junne, George H. (2000). Blacks in the American West and Beyond--America, Canada, and Mexico: A Selectively Annotated Bibliography. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 300. ISBN 978-0-313-31208-3.
  4. ^ Saunders, Doris E. (1974). The Ebony Handbook. Johnson Publishing Company. p. 422. ISBN 978-0-87485-064-2.
  5. ^ "Menlo Park: 'Rennaissance Man' to give free jazz performance". The Mercury News. 2018-01-05. ISSN 0747-2099. Retrieved 2023-01-30.
  6. ^ Farhi, Paul (2017-07-17). "What happens to local news when there is no local media to cover it?". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2023-01-30.