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NNPA Polls Black Parents on the Every Student Succeeds Act
August 30, 2018
The NNPA has a track record of success for measuring the pulse of the Black community. ... read more »
Children on the Front Lines
August 23, 2018
I am so proud of the Freedom Schools scholars who have learned they are following in the footsteps of children and youths who were the foot soldiers and infantry of the Civil Rights Movement. Some of their stories from the Movement are well known: six-year-old Ruby Bridges in New Orleans walked through White mobs to attend school—even praying for those jeering at her; the Little Rock Nine; the four little girls killed in the bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church. Thousands of children were on the frontlines of history. Whether sung or unsung heroes, we owe all of them a debt of gratitude. ... read more »
Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Run for Chair of the Democratic Caucus
July 19, 2018
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s seriously considering running for Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in Democratic leadership in the United States House of Representatives. ... read more »
NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 “Discover the Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship in Detroit
June 21, 2018
Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press. ... read more »
Chevrolet Bolt EV Amazes in Las Vegas
March 1, 2018
NNPA Members Take the Chevrolet Bolt EV for a Test Drive ... read more »
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs
February 8, 2018
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs ... read more »
Poll: 70 percent of Marketplace Enrollees Satisfied with Obamacare
November 30, 2017
Many consumers still plan on signing up for healthcare during the open enrollment period ... 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 »
Family, Friends Celebrate the Life of Martha Rivera Chavis
July 20, 2017
Family and friends from across the globe, gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Martha Rivera Chavis in a multicultural service, just a few blocks from her Montclair, N.J. home. ... read more »
With Final Press Briefing of 2016, President Obama Reflects on his Record
January 19, 2017
Obama said that the Democratic Party has to work at the grassroots level and has to be present in all 50 states ... read more »
Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 Percent in November
December 15, 2016
Black men over 20-years-old showed the most gains among the adult worker groups in November ... read more »
Black Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.1 percent in August
September 7, 2016
Even though the Black jobless rate has decreased more than a percentage point since last year (9.4 percent in August 2015), it is still nearly double the White unemployment rate (4.4 percent) ... read more »
The Essence of the New Black History Museum Is the True American Story
June 1, 2016
When the National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in September, Lonnie Bunch, the museum’s founding director said that it will not only tell us a great deal of information about Black folks, but “it will tell us even more about what America is and what it can become.” ... read more »
Toyota Wins Big at 1st Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards
January 27, 2016
Toyota demonstrated their commitment to reach minority consumers, winning 10 out of 20 top honors during the Diversity Volume Leadership (DVL) Awards in Detroit, Mich., a few days before the North American International Auto Show opened to the public. ... read more »
Blacks ‘Left Behind’ in New Orleans Recovery
September 3, 2015
As Gulf Coast residents and policymakers celebrated the recovery of the Crescent City on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, advocacy groups challenged the narrative of a resilient and better New Orleans by launching KatrinaTruth.org, ... read more »
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