Pictured from left to right: Rev. Dr. Bernard L. Richardson, Dean of Rankin Memorial Chapel Howard University; Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President of Benedict College; attorney and CNN political analyst Bakari Sellers (standing); Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan, President of Tougoloo College; UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L. Lomax; Bennett College President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins; (Photos by Mark Mahoney / Dream in Color Photography for NNPA)
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UNCF Delivers First ‘State of HBCUs’ Address in Washington

NNPA NEWSWIRE — During the event, UNCF president and CEO Dr. Michael L. Lomax outlined a comprehensive legislative agenda for Congressional members that he said should help level the playing field for the nation’s HBCUs. […read more]


Dems Give Business a Thorny Embrace

Bernie Becker and Peter Schroeder, THE HILL WASHINGTON (TheHill.com)—Democrats are offering a mixed message to the business community as they try to peel away support from the Republican Party. For months, Democrats have wooed the business community by touting their support for the expiring Export-Import Read More


Beyond the Rhetoric: Shielded by Legal Shield

By Harry C. Alford   NNPA Columnist       Legal Shield was first known as PrePaid Legal and that is where this story begins.  This is a story of a relationship between the National Black Chamber of Commerce and this network of top legal Read More