Former Tallahassee Mayor and Florida Gubernatorial Candidate, Andrew Gillum, also took time to thank Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (pictured), NNPA Chair and Crusader Newspapers Publisher Dorothy R. Leavell, and other members of the Black Press for fair and accurate reporting during his campaign.
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Andrew Gillum Addresses Future, Importance of Black Press

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Beginning in about two weeks I will be teaching a fellowship at Harvard University,” Gillum said in an exclusive tidbit from a fireside chat conducted by NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. during a luncheon at the Hilton Orlando Hotel on Thursday, Jan. 24. […read more]

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Norton to Introduce Bill Requiring Federal Agencies to Advertise with Minority-Owned Media

CHARLESTON CHRONICLE — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she will introduce a bill to require all federal agencies to include in their annual budget requests to Congress the amount they spent in the most recent fiscal year on advertising contracts with newspapers and media companies owned by minorities and women. […read more]


Black Votes Matter

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   As we enter the 2016 political campaign season with numerous candidates for president of the United States in the Republican and Democratic parties, it appears once again that the political and economic interests of Black America are Read More