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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NNPA Honors Martin Luther King III with Lifetime Legacy Award
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NNPA Honors Martin Luther King III with Lifetime Legacy Award

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) honored Martin…

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Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy Leavell Elected New Chairwoman of the NNPA
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Chicago Crusader Publisher Dorothy Leavell Elected New Chairwoman of the NNPA

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Shortly, before the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA)…

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Jackie Hampton Wins Publisher of the Year, 2017 St. Louis American Dominates NNPA Merit Awards
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Jackie Hampton Wins Publisher of the Year, 2017 St. Louis American Dominates NNPA Merit Awards

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The Mississippi Link’s Jackie Hampton won Publisher of…

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Iconic EBONY Magazine Moves Editorial to Los Angeles
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Iconic EBONY Magazine Moves Editorial to Los Angeles

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) Los Angeles has lured another Black icon away from…

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Graça Machel to be Honored with “Diamonds Do Good” Award
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Graça Machel to be Honored with “Diamonds Do Good” Award

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Graça Machel, one of the world’s leading advocates…

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House Votes to Limit Powers of First Black Librarian of Congress
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House Votes to Limit Powers of First Black Librarian of Congress

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a vote of 378 to 48, the…

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