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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 »
NAACP Joins NABJ in Criticism of CNN’s Lack of Diversity in Leadership Positions
March 8, 2019
NAACP finds is offensive that CNN President Jeff Zucker refuses to address this issue. We are far beyond the point of accepting simple visibility as an instance of true diversity. For major corporations like CNN and its parent company, WarnerMedia, diversifying the media landscape must become a part of a company’s corporate responsibility rather than always as a response to intolerance and implicit bias. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Meets with CBS to Discuss Media Diversity & Inclusion
January 21, 2019
“Within 24 hours of my Twitter request for an explanation as to why CBS Corporation has, to date, failed to hire a single African American reporter or producer to cover the 2020 presidential election, CBS Vice President of News and Executive Director of Staff Development and Diversity, Kim Goodwin, and CBS Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, Christopher Isham, requested a meeting and spoke with me in my office on Capitol Hill. ... read more »
Maxine Waters and NABJ Call Out CBS for Lack of African American Representation for 2020 Campaign Coverage
January 14, 2019
CBS associated producer Ben Mitchell recently tweeted  the networks “2020 Campaign Reporters and Producers” and social media quickly noticed its lack of representation of one of the nations key voting demographics. ... read more »
NABJ selects Drew Berry as Executive Director 
August 2, 2018
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is pleased to announce longtime member Drew Berry as its new Executive Director.  ... read more »
Roland Martin: Pleading Our Own Cause
July 12, 2018
One of the ways to support real news is to take out a subscription to an NNPA newspaper, or three ... 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 »
Veteran Journalist Beverly White Honored
June 7, 2018
The broadcast journalist has been selected by The National Association of Black Journalist to receive a prestigious award. ... read more »
West Africa Mission to Support Sustainable Development Goals
April 26, 2018
The African Renaissance and Diaspora Network will lead a high-level delegation of political, business and media leaders, including Arizona Informant publisher Cloves Campbell, on a study tour to Senegal and Gambia from April 22-28. ... read more »
‘LA 92’ Documentary Screening and Panel discussions
November 16, 2017
LA 92 is told in news clips and summaries of journalists and newsmen and women on the ground as the 92’ unrest was in progress. ... read more »
Reality TV Moment Taints NABJ Convention
August 24, 2017
A panel discussion on police brutality, that featured verbal sparring between White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman and veteran journalist Ed Gordon ... read more »
Did the NABJ and NAHJ Just Pimp Their Members Out to the Democrats?
August 10, 2016
When the leaves start falling, we know autumn is around the corner. When the snow begins to fall on the east coast, we know that Thanksgiving and Christmas can’t be far behind. When Hillary Clinton opens her mouth, we know she is lying and after the party conventions, we know the season of buffoonery is about to begin. ... read more »
At NABJ/NAHJ Joint Conference, Clinton Pledges to Fight For African-American and Latino Families
August 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton paid tribute to the reporters ensuring our press corps reflect our country's diversity ... read more »
This Week in Black History (December 10)
December 10, 2015
December 10 1982- Pamela McAllister Johnson became the publisher of the Ithaca Journal. This made her the first Black woman to be a publisher of a mainstream paper. ... read more »
Former Ebony Magazine Senior Editor Dies at 89
November 4, 2015
Alex Poinsett died peacefully Friday, October 23, 2015 at Seasons Hospice in Chicago, IL. He succumbed to declining health stemming from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 89 years old. Mr. Poinsett was born in Chicago on January 27, 1926 to Alexander A. Poinsett and Adele L. Poinsett (née Prindle). He was the third oldest in a family of six and the only boy. He grew up in the Woodlawn community and attended McCosh elementary school and Englewood High School. ... read more »
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