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NNPA Leadership and Other Prominent Black Voices Speak Out on College Exam Scandal
March 21, 2019
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. was among several prominent African Americans who said they view the recent $25 million college admissions scam as “affirmative action for the rich” and yet another example of white privilege. ... read more »
NABJ’s Call for Diversity at CNN Grows 
March 14, 2019
“When there's more of us in the room fighting for our stories to be told, and raising awareness about the issues impacting our communities, we have an even better chance of creating change and ending the practices that unfairly hold us back,” said Color of Change in a statement released on Twitter.  ... read more »
Black History Month: Two Centuries of Black History and the Black Press 
February 21, 2019
“The Black Press is an aspect of the fabric of the Black existence in America that is not getting enough attention or support from the community,” Kisha A. Brown, the founder and CEO of Justis Connection, told NNPA Newswire.   ... read more »
Bakewell Media Invites Taste of Soul’s Chairs, Co-Chairs, Sponsors & Partners to Lounge in Style Inside Festival’s VIP Tent
October 25, 2018
The Los Angeles Sentinel had the opportunity to speak with a few of the VIP guests and celebrities who attended the 13th annual Taste of Soul ... read more »
The Black Press Challenges Fake News at Annual Conference
July 12, 2018
As Donald Trump’s persistent “fake news” rhetoric continues to fester in the media, Black publishers across the nation, recently took charge of the conversation, giving way to a special forum entitled “Black Press vs. Fake News.” ... read more »
Chicago Reader Now Black-Owned Thanks to Dorothy Leavell
June 21, 2018
The paper had most recently been owned by the Chicago Sun-Times, which reportedly will maintain a 15 percent stake in the Reader after the sale closes later this month. ... read more »
NNPA Chairman Celebrates 50 Years as Crusader Publisher
April 19, 2018
Dorothy R. Leavell Celebrates 50 Years as Publisher of the Crusader Newspapers ... read more »
NNPA, NAACP Sign Historic Partnership Agreement
February 1, 2018
The Black Press and the NAACP Join Forces to Address Issues Affecting the Black Community ... read more »
Rep. Al Green Meets with the Black Press on Capitol Hill
September 28, 2017
During an on the record meeting with publishers of Black-owned newspapers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) discussed a range of issues from symbols of the Confederacy to advertising in the Black Press and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. ... read more »
New NNPA Chair Presents Bold Vision for Group’s Role in U.S. Education Policy
July 13, 2017
New NNPA Chair Talks about the Every Student Succeeds Act ... read more »
Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy Leavell Elected New Chairman of the NNPA 
June 29, 2017
Shortly, before the National Newspaper Publishers Association's (NNPA) annual Legacy Awards Gala, NNPA members elected veteran Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell to serve as chairman of the group for the next two years (2017-2019). ... read more »
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