2018 NNPA DTU Journalism Fellowship

MLB Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem Is Working to Increase Diversity on the Field and in the Front Office

NNPA DTU Journalism Fellows Tyvan Burns of Norfolk State University, Diamond Durant of Morgan State University, and Denver Lark of North Carolina A&T University, interviewed MLB Deputy Commissioner for Baseball Administration Dan Halem about diversity in Major League Baseball during All-Star Week in Washington, D.C. […read more]

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Press Room

PRESS ROOM: Toyota Establishes the John W. Mack Scholarship Fund Through the National Urban League

National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial and Toyota’s Group Vice President and Chief Social Innovation Officer Al Smith talk during a NUL press conference, earlier this month. During the NUL Awards Gala, Toyota announced the newly established John W. Mack Scholarship Fund to be administered through the National Urban League. […read more]

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Featured

PRESS ROOM: New Study Provides Critical Insights On Unique Health Needs Of African Americans

According to the African American Health Engagement Study (AAHES), a collaboration of Pfizer, the National Medical Association (NMA) and the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), 75 percent of African American respondents claimed to be taking some action to stay healthy, compared to only 52 percent of non-African American respondents. […read more]

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Black History

Miami Times Dominates 2018 NNPA Foundation Merit Awards; Houston Forward Times Karen Carter Richards Earns 2018 NNPA Publisher of the Year Award

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]

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]

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Business

Real Estate Industry Insiders Work to Educate Potential Home Buyers during National Homeownership Month

Christopher Cox, the publisher and managing editor of realesavvy.com, says that June is a great month for African Americans to learn more about homeownership. June is recognized by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) as National Homeownership Month. […read more]