Op-Ed

Blackonomics: Celebrating the Life of Marcus Garvey

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Happy Birthday, Marcus Garvey!  This is not a history lesson; it is simply about homage, recognition, and appreciation of a Black man who loved his people so much that he sacrificed beyond what most of us would say is reasonable. Read More

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Op-Ed

The Legacy of Marcus Garvey

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist This year marks the 100 anniversary of the founding of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey.  I believe it is important for all people, especially for 45 million Black Americans, to remember Read More

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Op-Ed

Empowering Black America

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Every March the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and its philanthropic arm, the NNPA Foundation, gather in Washington, D.C. for Black Press Week.  I attended this year’s Black Press Week with a heightened interest in how our Black-owned Read More