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Accepting the Challenge to Ensure Future Leadership
November 15, 2017
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. talks about the importance of education in the Black community and supporting our nation’s HBCUs. ... 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 »
Online Search Engine Brings Black History to Light
November 2, 2017
An online search engine birthed by a small team of researchers at the University of Minnesota connects students, artists, scholars, educators, and the general public to the great history of Blacks in America. ... read more »
A Bright Light of the Black Press Dims: Bernal Smith II Dies at 45
October 26, 2017
“He was about business,” said Marshall. “He added value when he spoke on issues related to NNPA and his recent election to the executive team was a clear sign of his rising star.” ... read more »
Stacey Abrams Wants to be America’s First Black Female Governor
October 19, 2017
Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History? ... read more »
 Senseless Violence in Las Vegas results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History 
October 5, 2017
A plethora of bullets rained down on 22,000 country music festivalgoers during the “Route 91 Harvest Festival” in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 59 people dead and 527 injured. The Sunday night attack will be remember as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.   ... read more »
The NNPA Celebrates the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory
September 14, 2017
The National Newspaper Publishers Association pauses to express our heartfelt condolences to the family of Dick Gregory, and to express forthrightly on the public record our profound and enduring love, respect, and salute to the living legacy of Dick Gregory. ... read more »
12 Years After Katrina, Harvey Devastates Houston 
August 31, 2017
On August, 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, creating one of the most devastating and destructive natural disasters in United States history. ... read more »
One of the Oldest HBCUs in the Country Could Fold in September
August 31, 2017
Cheyney’s problems have sparked rallies, protests and an outpouring of support and outrage from state senators, alumni and others. ... read more »
Why Standards are Important under the Every Student Succeeds Act
August 24, 2017
There was no way to determine if a student passing one state’s standards was equivalent to a student’s level of accomplishment in another state. ... read more »
 Dick Gregory; A Civil Rights Pioneer On and Off the Stage Dies at 84
August 24, 2017
“One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people,” said satirist, comedic icon, and activist Dick Gregory who passed away Saturday, August 19. ... read more »
Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project
August 10, 2017
Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950. The brilliant, award-winning Black poet, who wrote about life on Chicago’s South Side, had not paid her electric bill. ... read more »
Black Publishers Push for Report on Federal Ad Spending
July 27, 2017
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is set to begin work on a report detailing advertising spending by federal agencies—particularly as it pertains to Black and Latino media companies. ... read more »
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