After her landslide victory, Lori Lightfoot speaks to her supporters as the Chicago’s first Black female mayor.
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What Does the Lightfoot Election Mean for Chicago’s Black Businesses?

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “While Mayor Lightfoot will be in control, she faces decades of racism, sexism and corruption ingrained in the city’s systems. She will need continued support to affect real change,” In Our Own Voice founder, president and CEO Marcela Howell said. “Those who joined together to elect Lightfoot must now band with her to address the systemic oppression that cripples Chicago and threatens Black communities.” […read more]

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St. Louis American Wins NNPA Best Newspaper Award

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief PORTLAND, Oregon (NNPA) – The St. Louis American has won the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s Russwurm/Senstacke Trophy for general excellence for the third consecutive year, it was announced Thursday night at the NNPA’s annual convention here. It was the Missouri newspaper’s Read More

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AfricanAncestry.com Salutes the Rich Legacy of Black Newspapers During NNPA Foundation’s Black Press Week March 19-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   Contacts: Jackie Willis, NNPA Jackie@nnpa.org Nichole Taylor, African Ancestry, Inc. taylor@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com  AFRICANANCESTRY.COM SALUTES THE RICH LEGACY OF BLACK NEWSPAPERS DURING NNPA FOUNDATION’S BLACK PRESS WEEK MARCH 19-21 NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell Will Learn of his  African Roots as Part of Annual Event Read More