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NNPA Highlights State of Black Press & the Crucial Need for Black Media

The March 17 luncheon at the National Press Club included remarks from Mississippi Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson, who highlighted the…

Reregulation of airlines will have negative impact on travelers of color

Among the significant strides our country has made to create a more equitable society, air travel does not always come to mind.

Hakeem Jeffries becomes first Black American to lead major political party in Congress

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have elected New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as their party leader.

Biden honors Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., Rev. Otis Moss with Lifetime Achievement Awards

National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. has received the President Joseph R. Biden…

‘God Did’

As soon as DJ Khaled dropped his latest album with that transformational featured production titled, “God Did,” I knew that…

NNPA and Transformative Justice Coalition Announce National GOTV Campaign Targeting 10 Million More Black Voters

Ahead of the all-important 2022 midterm elections, reports show that more than 55 million Americans remain unregistered to vote –…

FDA — Smoking While Black and Brown in America

The federal government’s recent announcement that it is close to proscribing a ban on menthol cigarettes is another public policy gone astray…

Black Press celebrates 195 years of pleading the cause of African descendants

Wednesday, March 16, 2022, marked the 195th anniversary of the Black Press of America, whose global impact remains undeniable.

Pulitzer Board Issues Special Citation to Darnella Frazier, the Teen Who Recorded George Floyd’s Murder

“For courageously recording the murder of George Floyd, a video that spurred protests against police brutality around the world, highlighting…

28 Black and Latino Publishers Selected to Participate in the GNI Ad Transformation Lab

Google headquarters. Photo provided By Stacy M. Brown The participating publications of the GNI Ad Transformation Lab include: Afro-American Newspapers,…