The best way to locate articles is to use databases. Here's a list of the best sources for researching French Colonial Legacies. To see the complete list of Library databases, https://libservices.wpunj.edu/library/ERClist/erclist-2.cfm
Unless your research involves using news accounts in magazines and news sources on recent events in francophone countries such as Haiti or Senegal, your best sources will be in avademic and scholarly journals. This tutorial will explain the differences between popular sources and journals.