Black Lives Matter: National Town Hall Held at Congressional Black Caucus

By Jerry Ford II Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Hundreds packed the Washington Convention Center as an early crowd witnessed the “Black Lives Matter-Ending Racial Profiling, Police Brutality and Mass Incarceration” National Town hall meeting moderated by NewsOne’s Roland Martin this Read More


Obama Lauds Black Women at CBC Dinner

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – During his speech at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Barack Obama celebrated the critical role that Black women have played in “every great movement in American history” and pledged to Read More


NNPA Honors Rep. Marcia Fudge and NAACP Chair Roslyn Brock

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a federation of nearly 200 Black newspapers, named Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairwoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-Ohio) and NAACP Board Chairwoman Rosyln M. Brock as recipients of is 2012 Leadership Awards. The presentations were made last Read More