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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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King’s True Legacy

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   This month will mark the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Across the nation and throughout the world community, millions of people will pay tribute and celebrate the birth of one our greatest freedom fighters and Read More

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Former N.C. Governor Stands Up for Justice

by Maya Rhodan Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – They were Southern governors who shared the same last name – Perdue – but took different approaches in two high-profile race-sensitive cases.  Despite a direct appeal from Pope Benedict XVI, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue did not spare Read More

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Wilmington Ten Team Thanks Black Press for Pardons

by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief Wilmington Ten Leader Benjamin F. Chavis thanks Black Press (Photo by George E. Curry/NNPA) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (NNPA) – Nearly two years ago, an emotional Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. stood before the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation’s annual Black Read More

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Wilmington Ten Cheered and Honored

By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA from The Wilmington Journal   WILMINGTON, N.C. – For Mary Alice Thatch, publisher of the Wilmington Journal, it was a sight she wasn‘t sure she’d ever see. But it was because of her efforts, and the team that she put Read More

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Wilmington Ten Pardons: Black Press at its Best

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   When then-National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman Danny Bakewell, Sr. asked me to emcee the Black Press Week luncheon at the National Press Club in 2011, I had no idea that I would be witnessing history. At the urging Read More

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A Black Thanksgiving

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Millions of Black American families observed Thanksgiving this week.  We have much to be thankful and grateful for. Yet we should also be cognizant of the challenges and struggles that lie ahead in the pathway to future economic Read More