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America’s Teachers Need More Community, Parental Support
August 27, 2018
The latest data from the Center for American Progress shows that the average salary for an attorney is more than two times that of elementary and middle school educators. The Washington Post reported last week that nearly 1 in 10 hosts who rent out their apartments, homes and spaces on Airbnb are teachers. Low salaries, compared with other college graduates, may inhibit highly-effective professionals from pursuing a career in education; specifically for people of color who currently make up just seven percent of public school teachers. ... read more »
Rep. Jim Clyburn Says the Black Press Is Essential to 2018 Midterms
August 23, 2018
While there’s at least a perceived growing number of Democrats who say they want to replace California Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn has emerged as a favorite among his peers to become the first African American to hold that position. ... read more »
Annual NAACP Convention Closes with a Call to Vote
August 9, 2018
109th NAACP Convention Closes with Call to Vote, Importance of Millennial Engagement. ... read more »
Another Assault on the Black Press
July 12, 2018
Black Newspaper Publishers Take a Hit with Trump’s Tariffs on Canadian Newsprint ... 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 »
Parental Engagement Secret to Academic Success
June 21, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), speaks specifically to parent and family engagement. Data highlighted examples of the successful impact parents can have when they are present in their child’s school. ... read more »
Energy Industry Continues to Court Younger, More Diverse Workforce
June 18, 2018
As workers in the energy sector reach retirement age, the need to recruit, train and hire younger, more diverse talent will increase, dramatically. ... read more »
Discovering the Best of Black America in 2018
May 17, 2018
There is an old African proverb that says, “What you seek, you will surely find.”  We live in a world where the news cycle continues to decrease, because of innovations in communications technology.  Yes, we are living in the fast-paced digital age. The high-velocity delivery and transmission of news and information, however, may or may not produce authentic or accurate facts or simply the truth. ... read more »
1-on-1 with Veteran Journalist Ed Gordon
March 8, 2018
Pioneer and Veteran journalist Ed Gordon goes one-on-one with Cora Jackson-Fossett of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and the L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. ... read more / watch video »
State of Black America Is Strong, Experts Say
February 1, 2018
NNPA Hosts 2018 State of Black America Forum at Annual Conference ... read more »
NNPA Publishers Address Equity in Education in their Newspapers
February 1, 2018
NNPA Publishers Raise Awareness about the Every Student Succeeds Act in the Black Community ... 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 »
Ford Announces New STEAM Column at 2018 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference
February 1, 2018
Ford has enjoyed a decades-long relationship with the Black Press for more than 40 years. ... read more »
NNPA President Meets with Civil Rights Leaders and U.S. Mayors
November 9, 2017
NNPA President Joins Civil Rights Leaders and U.S. Mayors for Historic Meeting ... read more »
HBCU Students ‘Discover The Unexpected’ with the Black Press
June 15, 2017
Alexa Imani Spencer and Noni Marshall, 2017 DTU Journalism Fellows cover the Detroit Immersion event sponsored by Chevrolet. ... read more »
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