Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama have issued a wave of endorsements ahead of the midterm elections. […read more]
“Josephine Baker: Black Diva in a White Man’s World” will be one of the highlights of the 12th annual African Diaspora International Film Festival in Washington, D.C. The festival begins Friday, August 17. […read more]
The JUUL e-cigarette is a slim device that looks like a flash drive. E-cigarettes have the potential to benefit adult smokers who are not pregnant if used as a complete substitute for regular cigarettes and other smoked tobacco products, according to the CDC.
Longtime D.C. delegate Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton said that she would work with the NNPA and the NAHP to pressure Congress to demand greater federal advertising spending with minority-owned publishers.
Jessyka Faison, the product communications coordinator specializing in SUVs for the Ford Motor Company, accepted the NNPA’s 2018 National Meritorious Leadership Award on behalf of the automaker.
Karen Carter Richards, the publisher of the Houston Forward Times won Publisher of the Year at the 2018 NNPA Foundation Merit Awards. (From left-right) Dorothy Leavell, the chairman of the NNPA; Jeffrey Boney, the associate editor of the Houston Forward Times; Amelia Ashley-Ward, the NNPA Foundation chair and publisher of the Sun-Reporter; and Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the NNPA at the 2018 NNPA Merit Awards. […read more]
Public Enemy founder and Hip-hop legend Chuck D says that the Black Press must get ahead of the curve and continue its global outreach efforts. Chuck D’s new book is titled, “Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History.” […read more]
Jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa. allegedly talked about shopping a book deal based on their experiences with the case. Juror No. 12 appeared to wink at Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele’s spokeswoman Kate Delano during the trial, witnesses said. […read more]
Cerita Battles, the senior vice president and head of retail diverse segments for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, says that Wells Fargo is committed to doing what it takes to help increase African American homeownership. […read more]
Political analyst Donna Brazile delivered a keynote address on “The State of the Black Press in 2018” at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., during the NNPA’s annual Black Press Week. […read more]
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a trade group representing more than 200 Black-owned media companies, signed a historic, strategic partnership with the NAACP, one of the most influential civil rights group in the world, during the NNPA’s Read More
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The criminal trial of Bill Cosby ended on Monday after defense called just one witness—a detective who had earlier testified for the prosecution. Judge Steven O’Neill declined to allow Cosby’s attorneys to call a witness whom they said Read More
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) On the fifth day of the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial, the prosecution called Veronique Valliere to the stand. Valliere, a sexual assault expert, perfectly characterized the tone of the case against the embattled comedian: confident, flawed and Read More