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PRESS ROOM: The NNPA Calls on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance against ‘Fake Ads’ Targeting African-Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Phone: (202) 588-8764 Email: dr.bchavis@nnpa.org PRESS ROOM: The NNPA Calls on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance against ‘Fake Ads’ Targeting African-Americans WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2017/NNPANewswirePR/The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell Read More

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PRESS STATEMENT: NNPA Chairman Says Gun Control Is “Forbidden Subject” When Mass Shooters are White and Male; This Is a “Glaring Double Standard.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 4, 2017 CONTACT: Stephanie Gadlin Phone: (773) 752-2500 Email: sgadlin@chicagocrusader.com PRESS STATEMENT: NNPA Chairman Says Gun Control Is “Forbidden Subject” When Mass Shooters are White and Male; This Is a “Glaring Double Standard.” CHICAGO—The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy Read More

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PRESS ROOM: National African-American Women’s Movement to Host First-Ever “National African-American Women’s Conversation on Saturday, October 7

— Black women shaping their own destiny; Calling all African American women to Atlanta, Georgia — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 CONTACT: NAAWM 912-631-1891 knowyourselfnwm@gmail.com ATLANTA, September 18, 2017/NNPANewswirePR—The National African-American Women’s Movement LLC (NAAWM) will host a solutions-focused interactive conference called “The National Read More

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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 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

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PRESS ROOM: Comcast Cable Accepting Proposals for Two New African American Owned Independent Networks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 Contact Information Comcast Corporation Katie Lubenow, 215-286-5691 Katie_Lubenow@comcast.com or Jeannette Castaneda, 215-286-4933 Jeannette_Castaneda@comcast.com PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Cable today announced the company is now accepting proposals for two substantially African American owned, independent networks that it will launch in select Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: NNPA and NAHP Join Forces on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Greater Inclusivity in All Federal Government Advertising Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 11, 2016 Contact: Claudette Perry at cperry@nnpa.org or Belzi Palencia at belzi@elmundous.com Strategic Alliance Between African American and Hispanic American Newspaper Publishers Supports Full Voting Rights and Statehood for DC, and a Request that Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Will Ask the Read More

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NNPA Foundation Elects New Board of Directors

Washington, DC (August 2015) — The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF), the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee. At the organization’s Read More

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Russell Hicks of Ebony Suns Enterprises Named Grand Prize Winner of the Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs Contest

Russell Hicks of Ebony Suns Enterprises Named Grand Prize Winner of the Cricket Community Stars: Salute to Solopreneurs Contest Receives more than $5,000 in cash and mobility prizes, incl. a Samsung Galaxy S 5 ATLANTA – December 19, 2014 – Cricket Wireless announces Russell Hicks, founder of Ebony Suns Enterprises Read More

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Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Small Business Grant Promotion to Support Area Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hermond Palmer, VP/Director of Marketing hpalmer@industrial-bank.com 202.722.2000 x 3102 Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Small Business Grant Promotion to Support Area Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON, DC – (November 7, 2014): On Monday, November 10th, Industrial Bank will mark its 80th Anniversary with a celebration Read More

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Talking About Money Difficult For LGBT Investors, According to Wells Fargo Study

    Media: Matt Hurwitz 415-396-6964 Matthew.s.hurwitz@wellsfargo.com @MattHurwitzWF   Sarah Tonigan 505-818-7480 Sarah.h.tonigan@wellsfargo.com @SarahToniganWF   Talking About Money Difficult For LGBT Investors, According to Wells Fargo Study Fewer Than Half In Same-Sex Marriages Seek Professional Guidance, Despite Ongoing Confusion Around Current Marriage Laws And Regulations Read More

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Queen Latifah Joins #CricketNation

Artist and The Queen Latifah Show to promote new simple, affordable nationwide no-annual contract wireless brand Alpharetta, Ga., June 10, 2014 – – Cricket Wireless announced today it has joined forces with multi-award winning musician, actress and talk show host Queen Latifah and “The Queen Latifah Show,” Read More

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Wells Fargo, NAACP, National Urban League to Host Housing Forums for Aspiring Homeowners during National Homeownership Month

Media Veronica Clemons Wells Fargo 704-715-5145 Veronica.c.clemons@wellsfargo.com Nicole Kenney NAACP 202-478-6409 nkenney@naacpnet.org Latraviette D. Smith-Wilson National Urban League 212-558-5433 lsmithadv@nul.org DES MOINES, Iowa – May 29, 2014 – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and National Urban Read More

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NNPA’s Cloves Campbell and Leading Black Publishers Trace Their African Roots with AfricanAncestry.com

Contact: Nichole Taylor taylor@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NNPA’S CLOVES CAMPBELL AND LEADING BLACK PUBLISHERS TRACE THEIR AFRICAN ROOTS WITH AFRICANANCESTRY.COM WASHINGTON, DC (April 2014) – Cloves C. Campbell, National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman and Publisher of the Arizona Informant, learned that he shares ancestry with the Bamileke Read More

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Wells Fargo Extends African American History Tour, Brings The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect

MEDIA CONTACTS:   Valerie Williams, 704.383.8025 C. Nicole Pierce, 312.228.8820 Valerie.williams@wellsfargo.com           cnpierce@flowerscomm.com        Wells Fargo Extends African American History Tour, Brings The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect Exhibition to Atlanta and Houston Tour poised to dispel Read More

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National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Salute Black Publishers

For Immediate Release           Contact: Thelma Walker, 847.404.9997, tmunsonwalker@yahoo.com Adorn Lewis-Mitchell, 312.318.9696, adornlmitchell@aol.com National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Salute Black Publishers Enshrinement Ceremony Pays Homage to Legacy of Iconic Publishers WASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2014) – Charles Tisdale of the Jackson Advocate and M. Paul Read More