Med Students Don’t Wait to Give Back

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, there are only 2.3 physicians for every 1,000 people in the United States. That number is even lower in some states with large African American populations, such as Read More


Select List of Nominees for 2014 Tony Awards

  NEW YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2014 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Play: “Act One,” ”All The Way,” ”Casa Valentina,” ”Mothers and Sons,” ”Outside Mullingar” Best Musical: “After Midnight,” ”Aladdin,” ”Beautiful-The Carole King Musical,” ”A Gentleman’s Guide to Love Read More


Rancher Cliven Bundy and ‘The Negro’

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist As is typical of blowhards, Cliven Bundy, the conservative movement’s most recently defrocked hero/criminal, opened his mouth once too often. In doing so, the Nevada rancher revealed who he really is behind all the Stars-and-Stripes flag-waving and man-of-the-West rhetoric. Read More

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Ask Alma

By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist Reverend Needs Heavenly Advice Dear Alma, My brother in-law is a minister, but he’s also an oblivious, self-centered fool. At Christmas, he irritates people by doing things like sitting in my 94-year-old mother’s favorite chair and acts hurt when we Read More


Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion Part 2: What Happened After Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore’s Shocking Smackdown?!

[E!] It was the fight that everyone was talking about—so what happened next?! Last week, fans were shocked when a heated argument between Porsha Willliams and Kenya Moore escalated into a jaw-dropping brawl on The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s annual reunion episode. (Click here to see how the moment ranked in the most shocking Real Read More


Exclusive: The Extended Donald Sterling Tape

While the NBA investigates the racist comments from Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling that was originally published by TMZ, another media outlet has found the extended version of the original audio. Deadspin has acquired an extended, 15-minute version of the conversation between Clippers owner Donald Sterling Read More

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NNPA’s Cloves Campbell and Leading Black Publishers Trace Their African Roots with

Contact: Nichole Taylor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NNPA’S CLOVES CAMPBELL AND LEADING BLACK PUBLISHERS TRACE THEIR AFRICAN ROOTS WITH AFRICANANCESTRY.COM WASHINGTON, DC (April 2014) – Cloves C. Campbell, National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman and Publisher of the Arizona Informant, learned that he shares ancestry with the Bamileke Read More


Ladies’ Home Journal Goes Newsstand-Only

SARAH SKIDMORE SELL, AP Business Writer Meredith Corp. is ending subscription service for “Ladies’ Home Journal,” one of the nation’s oldest women’s magazines, due to declining advertiser interest. The magazine, launched in 1883, remains popular today with a circulation of 3.2 million, according to Meredith. Read More