Chavis said the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and its 215-member newspaper and media companies reach more than 22 million weekly subscribers and millions more daily via and NNPA member websites. (Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. presents the NNPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award during the recent NNPA’s Mid-Winter Conference – Photo: Mark A. Mahoney / NNPA)
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NNPA President Talks Black History, Diversity During Fireside Chat with Volkswagen

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Our history didn’t begin in slavery,” said National Newspaper Publishers Association President Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. “We were kings and queens. We had dynasties long before the slave trade,” Chavis said during Volkswagen Group of America’s Black History Month fireside chat. […read more]


Blackonomics: Selling Out and Buying In

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist During the enslavement period of Africans in America, the Meritorious Manumission Act of 1710 was enacted in Virginia.  It was the legal act of freeing a slave for “good deeds,” as defined by the national public policy, and could be Read More