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An in-progress list of Black operas researched and maintained by Allison Lewis and Nicholas Newton. The document covers six categories: 1. Operas by Black composers; 2. Operas by non-Black composers, which tackle issues of race concerning the Black experience; 3. Operas by non-Black composers that have (a) Black character(s); 4. Oratorio and concert works that involve the voice, written by Black composers; 5. Concert works by non-Black composers, which tackle issues of race concerning the Black experience; 6. Musicals by Black composers who have also written operas. This work is subject to intellectual copyright restrictions; this database should not be formally cited. Should you wish to circulate, promote, or add to the list, get in touch with Allison Lewis and Nicholas Newton (available for non-commercial purposes only) at firstname.lastname@example.org.