Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History?
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Will Stacey Abrams Be America’s First Black Female Governor in U.S. History?

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The GOP has held a tight grip on…

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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President
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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President

By Lauren Poteat (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her historic role as Bowie State University’s first…

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PRESS ROOM: National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates First Anniversary With Festivities and Extended Hours Sept. 23–24
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The NNPA Salutes the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory
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The NNPA Salutes the Living Legacy of Dick Gregory

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) pauses to express our heartfelt condolences to the family…

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PRESS ROOM: The NNPA Mourns the Loss of Dick Gregory
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PRESS ROOM: The NNPA Mourns the Loss of Dick Gregory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2017 Contact: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. dr.bchavis@nnpa.org, 202.588.8764 WASHINGTON—The…

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Dick Gregory, Civil Rights Activist and Innovative Comedian, Dies at 84
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Dick Gregory, Civil Rights Activist and Innovative Comedian, Dies at 84

By Stacy M Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Legendary civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory…

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Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project
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Gwendolyn Brooks Won the Pulitzer Prize while Living in a Housing Project

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950.…

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Family, Friends Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Martha Rivera Chavis
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Family, Friends Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Martha Rivera Chavis

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire) Family and friends from across the globe, gathered…

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PRESS ROOM: Funeral Arrangements Announced for Martha Rivera Chavis
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PRESS ROOM: Funeral Arrangements Announced for Martha Rivera Chavis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Funeral arrangements for Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of civil rights…

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Martha Rivera Chavis, Wife of NNPA President, Dies
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Martha Rivera Chavis, Wife of NNPA President, Dies

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of civil…

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