Black History

The Black Press Mourns a New York Beacon

From Crusader Staff Report (Crusader Newspaper Group/NNPA Member) The Black Press lost one of its most devoted freedom warriors, last week. Walter “Ball” Smith, the publisher of “New York’s Beacon” and the “Philadelphia Observer” died on Friday, November 10. He was 83. “The Black Press 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