Black History

PRESS ROOM: NNPA Honors Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. with 2018 Lifetime Legacy Award at Annual Convention

Civil rights icon Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., will receive the NNPA’s Lifetime Legacy Award at at the Lifetime Legacy Award Black Tie Gala at 7:30 PM at the Hilton Norfolk The Main. Congressman Robert C. Scott will receive the 2018 National Congressional Leadership Award during Friday’s luncheon session at the 2018 NNPA Annual Convention. […read more]

Health

PRESS ROOM: Health, Diversity and Inclusion Leader Sheila Thorne Will Receive the New Jersey State Association IBPOEW’s Civil Liberties 2018 Community Service Award

As President and CEO, Sheila L. Thorne has built the Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, LLC (MHMG) into a thriving and growing full-service market research, cross-cultural educational, marketing communications company. Thorne will receive the 2018 Community Service Award at the New Jersey State Association of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World (IBPOEW) Civil Liberties Luncheon on Friday, June 8, 2018. […read more]

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PRESS ROOM: Actors Danny Glover and Delroy Lindo Join Inaugural “From the Fire Summer Leadership Academy” for Young Black Males at Princeton University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.—Personal development, empowerment, and accountability are the focuses of the new “From the Fire: Leadership Academy for Young Men” operated by At the Well Conferences, Inc.; a provider of events for teens since 2009. The inaugural two-week boarding program Read More

Business

PRESS ROOM: Congressman Elijah Cummings to Honor 1st African American Billionaire Reginald F. Lewis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2017 MEDIA CONTACTS LMarilyn Crawford Email: Rflbilliondollardeal@gmail.com Phone: 646-630-0012 Lilly Black Phone: 212-756-8958 SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram: @RFLBillionDollarDeal Facebook: RFL Billion Dollar Deal Twitter: @RFLthedeal PRESS ROOM: Congressman Elijah Cummings to Honor 1st African American Billionaire Reginald F. Lewis Nov. 30 Read More

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All-New 2018 Expedition Heads to Atlanta for Morehouse and Spelman Homecoming Events as Part of Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness Program

• Ford Drive2Greatness program continues with the first-ever Ford Ultimate Homecoming Takeover, a weeklong homecoming takeover at Morehouse College and Spelman College in Atlanta, beginning Monday through Oct. 21 • Attendees will have the opportunity to experience Ford’s newest products – including the all-new 2018 Read More

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PRESS ROOM: The NNPA Calls on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance against ‘Fake Ads’ Targeting African-Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Phone: (202) 588-8764 Email: dr.bchavis@nnpa.org PRESS ROOM: The NNPA Calls on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance against ‘Fake Ads’ Targeting African-Americans WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2017/NNPANewswirePR/The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell Read More

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PRESS ROOM: National African-American Women’s Movement to Host First-Ever “National African-American Women’s Conversation on Saturday, October 7

— Black women shaping their own destiny; Calling all African American women to Atlanta, Georgia — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 CONTACT: NAAWM 912-631-1891 knowyourselfnwm@gmail.com ATLANTA, September 18, 2017/NNPANewswirePR—The National African-American Women’s Movement LLC (NAAWM) will host a solutions-focused interactive conference called “The National Read More

Black History

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

Black History

PRESS ROOM: Pfizer and the National Newspaper Publishers Association Collaborate to Raise Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease and Need for Improved Patient Care

Media Contacts: Steven Danehy 212-733-1538 Steven.Danehy@pfizer.com Claudette Perry 212-588-8764 Ext. 2 cperry@nnpa.org Collaboration Aims to Educate on the Importance of Clinical Trials in Developing Potential New Sickle Cell Disease Therapies NEW YORK, NY, March 24, 2017 – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and the National Newspaper Publishers Read More

Education

GM Hosts Discover Your Drive Diversity Journalism Program at NAIAS

DETROIT — General Motors (GM) launched its second annual Discover Your Drive diversity journalism program Jan. 7-11, hosting 13 college students and nine professional journalists as mentors from across the country at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Students from diverse backgrounds participated in the program that promoted diversity in automotive journalism and news coverage. […read more]

Business

PRESS ROOM: Comcast Cable Accepting Proposals for Two New African American Owned Independent Networks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 Contact Information Comcast Corporation Katie Lubenow, 215-286-5691 Katie_Lubenow@comcast.com or Jeannette Castaneda, 215-286-4933 Jeannette_Castaneda@comcast.com PHILADELPHIA — Comcast Cable today announced the company is now accepting proposals for two substantially African American owned, independent networks that it will launch in select Read More