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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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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