A news journal dedicated to the cause of the people
TypeWeekly newspaper
Headquarters1286 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, California 94115

The Sun-Reporter is an American weekly newspaper serving the African-American community of San Francisco.


The newspaper was founded in 1943.[1] When Carlton Benjamin Goodlett, the paper's longtime owner, died in 1997, Amelia Ashley-Ward became the paper's proprietor.[2] The Sun-Reporter owns the regions two other black weeklies, the California Voice and the Metro Reporter.[2]

Notable journalists associated with the paper include Thomas C. Fleming.[3]


  1. ^ "The Sun-reporter". Library of Congress. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Armstrong, David (22 July 1997). "New era at Sun-Reporter". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  3. ^ Millard, Max (28 July 1997). "Thomas Fleming, "Good Soldier" Of San Francisco's Black Press, Retires From Sun-Reporter At 89". Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco. Retrieved 7 May 2019.