Jeffco votes to maintain 3 major roadways in Fairfield

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — The Jefferson County Commission on Thursday voted to take responsibility for three major roadways in Fairfield. […read more]

Press Room

PRESS ROOM: Toyota Establishes the John W. Mack Scholarship Fund Through the National Urban League

National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial and Toyota’s Group Vice President and Chief Social Innovation Officer Al Smith talk during a NUL press conference, earlier this month. During the NUL Awards Gala, Toyota announced the newly established John W. Mack Scholarship Fund to be administered through the National Urban League. […read more]

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2018 NNPA DTU Journalism Fellowship

NNPA, Chevrolet Launch 2018 “Discover the Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship in Detroit

The 2018 NNPA Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellows are (from left-right): Tyvan Burns of Norfolk State University; Denver Lark of North Carolina A&T University; Ila Wilborn of Florida A&M University; Daja E. Henry of Howard University, Diamond Durant of Morgan State University; and Natrawn Maxwell of Claflin University. […read more]


Auto Review: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

By Darrell Larome Williams (NNPA/DTU Journalism Fellow) The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox should be in every neighborhood across the country. Chevrolet has continued to develop advanced vehicles to meet the needs of a diverse group of drivers and their different lifestyles. It was love at first Read More


GM Hosts Discover Your Drive Diversity Journalism Program at NAIAS

DETROIT — General Motors (GM) launched its second annual Discover Your Drive diversity journalism program Jan. 7-11, hosting 13 college students and nine professional journalists as mentors from across the country at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Students from diverse backgrounds participated in the program that promoted diversity in automotive journalism and news coverage. […read more]


Car Review: 2016 Chevrolet Malibu 1.5

By Frank S. Washington (NNPA News Wire Transportation Writer) DETROIT – When Chevrolet offered us the chance to test-drive the 2016 Malibu LT 1.5, we responded with a resounding, “yes.” The numeric stands for a 1.5 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that made 160 horsepower and Read More


Car Review: 2017 Kia Sportage

By Frank S. Washington ( SAN DIEGO – The new Kia Sportage is a little bit longer and the wheels are now pushed to the corners. The tiger nose grille was lowered, the headlights were longer and they were pulled back into the fenders. There Read More