"Freedom's Journal" mural outside the offices of NNPA member publisher, the Dallas Weekly, a newspaper that reports on events in the African-American community in Dallas, Texas. (Source: Pinterest)
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Black History Month: Two Centuries of Black History and the Black Press

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The Black Press is an aspect of the fabric of the Black existence in America that is not getting enough attention or support from the community,” Kisha A. Brown, the founder and CEO of Justis Connection, told NNPA Newswire. […read more]

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Launched in August 2018, by Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, ‘Year of Return Ghana 2019’will feature a number of activities, including a “Bra Fie Concert” to be hosted by Damian Marley, son of Bob Marley; a Back to Africa Festival to celebrate Black History Month, and a Homecoming and Investment Summit.(Photo: YouTube Screen capture)
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PRESS ROOM: NAACP President Johnson Travels to Ghana in Support of Upcoming ‘Year of Return Ghana 2019’

NNPA NEWSWIRE – “Next year symbolizes a moment in time where people of African descent regardless of where they exist within our Diaspora can reconnect and map out a future which establishes Africa and her descendants in their rightful place on the world stage,” said NAACP President Johnson. […read more]

Op-Ed

Racist Incidents at Oberlin College

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   On March 4 Oberlin College in Ohio, which has always had an outsized role in the history of Black higher education, cancelled classes for a day and instead held a “Day of Solidarity” in response to a month-long Read More

Op-Ed

Blackonomics: Reclaiming Black Dollars

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   Yes, I said, “Reclaiming,” which obviously means doing it again.  There was a time in this nation when Black people did all the things we are discussing today pertaining to economic empowerment, business development, and business support.   As we Read More