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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 »
Morehouse Student Follows His Passion, Finds the Black Press
July 20, 2017
Darrell Williams is a rising senior at Morehouse College, who has big dreams of being a creative director, one day. Williams, 24, is currently a student scholar with the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s “Discover The Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship program. ... read more »
Special Tribute to Dr. Ben Chavis & Family on the Passing of his Wife, Mrs. Martha R. Chavis   
July 14, 2017
On behalf of our Executive Publisher, Danny Bakewell, Sr. and the entire Los Angeles Sentinel Staff we extend our heartfelt and deepest condolences to Dr. Ben Chavis, the NNPA President, and his entire family on the passing of Mrs. Martha R. Chavis, who was not only a dedicated wife, but also an amazing mother that served as the backbone of her family and community. ... read more »
Special Tribute to Dr. Ben Chavis & Family on the Passing of his Wife, Mrs. Martha R. Chavis
July 7, 2017
Martha Rivera Chavis, 53, the devoted wife of civil rights leader, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., died at home in Montclair, NJ at 3:00 AM July 7. ... 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 »
NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall
June 22, 2017
In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) hosted a national town hall for Black parents at the National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Md. ... read more »
Auto Review: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
June 22, 2017
Chevrolet has continued to develop advanced vehicles to meet the needs of a diverse group of drivers and their different lifestyles. ... read more »
Ex-N.C. Governor McCrory Blames 2016 Loss on Phantom Voter Fraud
June 8, 2017
As the demographics in America change and voter registration efforts have become more successful, Republican state legislators have focused their energy on crafting laws that would make it harder for Blacks and the poor to vote. ... read more »
The Black Press Shows Resilience of the Black Community
April 19, 2017
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has been the repository of Black history for generations, capturing that spirit and resilience through compelling journalism and stirring images. ... read more »
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