Former NNPA Chairman Dorothy Leavell Reflects on the Black Press

“The chairman has a direct responsibility for their membership and to be speaking for them in every way to make sure that their rights, their names, and all, are brought to the forefront of other publishers that comprise the board, and to develop policies,” Leavell said.

Congressional Black Caucus Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Higher Education Act

Recently, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act: “The Higher Education Act opened the door to opportunity for millions of students and families around the country by making college more affordable and accessible to those who are the most in need.  On the fiftieth anniversary of its enactment, Members of the CBC call on our colleagues on both sides of the aisle to recommit our efforts to strengthening and reauthorizing the Higher Education Act as soon as possible. “The Higher Education Act is the largest authorized federal