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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,…

NNPA, Magic Johnson to fund PPP loans for minority, women-owned businesses

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Earvin “Magic” Johnson, majority owner of EquiTrust,…

Black Press of America celebrates 193 years of freedom-fighting journalism

Freedom’s Journal was the first African American newspaper published. Above is the first issue. Photo provided By Stacy M. Brown…

Joe Biden’s Plan for Empowering Black America

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent  @StacyBrownMedia  When former Vice President Joe Biden sat for an exclusive live stream…

Bloomberg makes history with Black Press of America

Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg now polls second among Black voters with 22% to Biden’s 27%. The former New York City mayor recently…

IN MEMORIAM: John Conyers Dies at 90

By Stacy M.Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent  Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has…