Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President
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Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux Makes History as BSU’s First Female President

By Lauren Poteat (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In her historic role as Bowie State University’s first…

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PRESS ROOM: National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates First Anniversary With Festivities and Extended Hours Sept. 23–24
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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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NAACP Names Derrick Johnson as Interim President
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NAACP Names Derrick Johnson as Interim President

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The NAACP has named Derrick Johnson, the vice…

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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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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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Bill to Celebrate 400 Years of Black History Passes U.S. House
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Bill to Celebrate 400 Years of Black History Passes U.S. House

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In a rare display of bipartisanship in Congress,…

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Black Press Honors Life and Legacy of Atlanta Inquirer Publisher John B. Smith, Sr.
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Black Press Honors Life and Legacy of Atlanta Inquirer Publisher John B. Smith, Sr.

By Erick Johnson (Chicago Crusader/NNPA Member) The Black Press celebrated the life and legacy John…

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