Black History

PRESS ROOM: Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Showcases #CityofHope1968 Exhibition

Media only: Jermaine House (202) 633-9495; housej@si.edu Fleur Paysour (202) 633-4761; paysourf@si.edu Shrita Hernandez (202) 633-5089; hernandezs@si.edu Media website: http://newsdesk.si.edu Link to images: http://bit.ly/PPCMediaImages Interactive Exhibition: http://nmaahc.si.edu/city-hope Social Media Hashtag: #CityofHope1968 National Museum of African American History and Culture Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther Read More

Black History

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 National Newspaper Publishers Association released the following statement about the death of Dick Gregory: The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) deeply mourns the passing of freedom fighter Dick Gregory. Dick Read More

Black History

PRESS ROOM: Pfizer and the National Newspaper Publishers Association Collaborate to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease and Need for Improved Patient Care

Media Contacts: Steven Danehy 212-733-1538 Steven.Danehy@pfizer.com Claudette Perry 212-588-8764 Ext. 2 cperry@nnpa.org Collaboration Aims to Educate on the Importance of Clinical Trials in Developing Potential New Sickle Cell Disease Therapies NEW YORK, NY, March 24, 2017 – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and the National Newspaper Publishers Read More

Black History

Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) James Baldwin, the intellectual, civil rights activist and renowned author, left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Read More