NNPA Foundation Board Chair Amelia Ashley-Ward, NNPA National Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell (pictured), NNPA Convention Committee Chair Jan Michelle Lemon-Kearney and NNPA President & CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., also provided remarks.
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NNPA Celebrates Black Press Week in Washington

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Celebrating 192 years of the Black Press, the NNPA Foundation and NNPA’s member publishers engaged in several workshops throughout the week that centered on this year’s theme: “Publishing, Power & Purpose.” […read more]

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NNPA Foundation Elects New Board of Directors

Washington, DC (August 2015) — The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF), the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that manages charitable, educational and literary activities that promote high standards in ethnic media, recently elected four new officers to its board of directors Executive Committee. At the organization’s Read More

National

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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NNPA’s Cloves Campbell and Leading Black Publishers Trace Their African Roots with AfricanAncestry.com

Contact: Nichole Taylor taylor@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NNPA’S CLOVES CAMPBELL AND LEADING BLACK PUBLISHERS TRACE THEIR AFRICAN ROOTS WITH AFRICANANCESTRY.COM WASHINGTON, DC (April 2014) – Cloves C. Campbell, National Newspaper Publishers Association Chairman and Publisher of the Arizona Informant, learned that he shares ancestry with the Bamileke Read More

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National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Salute Black Publishers

For Immediate Release           Contact: Thelma Walker, 847.404.9997, tmunsonwalker@yahoo.com Adorn Lewis-Mitchell, 312.318.9696, adornlmitchell@aol.com National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation to Salute Black Publishers Enshrinement Ceremony Pays Homage to Legacy of Iconic Publishers WASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2014) – Charles Tisdale of the Jackson Advocate and M. Paul 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

National

St. Louis American, Houston Defender and Miami Times Named Best Black Newspapers

Mary Alice Thatch, NNPA Publisher of the Year (Photo by Fran Farrer, The County News) NASHVILLE, TENN – The St. Louis American won the top award for general excellence for the second consecutive year Thursday night at the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Annual Merit Awards ceremony. Read More

Politics

Valerie Jarrett Named “Newsmaker of the Year”

by George Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – White House adviser Valerie Jarrett has been named the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation’s “Newsmaker of the Year.” Jarrett was presented the award last week during NNPAF’s annual Black Press Week celebration in Washington, D.C. Former North Read More

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NNPA Foundation Retires Mortgage on National Headquarters

German “Gerry” Jordan assistant vice president at Industrial Bank congratulates Karl Rodney, NNPA Foundation chair on the signing. by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Karl B. Rodney, chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation and Lenora Alexander, the treasurer, signed the Read More

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NNPA Foundation Names Six Business Leaders to Advisory Board

NNPA Foundation Names Six Business Leaders to Advisory Board WASHINGTON – The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation has named six prominent business leaders to its newly-created Corporate Advisory Board, Foundation Chairperson Karl B. Rodney has announced. “We’re pleased that such outstanding corporate citizens have agreed Read More