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    The National Newspaper Publishers Association Fund (NNPAF) BLACK PRESS WEEK will honor the George Floyd Family and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) with the Newsmaker of the Year Award for Leadership during its two-day virtual conference on Thursday, March 18, at noon. The NNPAF is honored to recognize the George Floyd Family for ...
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    The Google News Initiative, in partnership with the Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN), the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP), and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), kicked off the GNI Ad Transformation Lab: a six month program to help Black and Latino news publishers in the U.S. and Canada advance their advertising strategies and ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent Sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NNPA continues its campaign to raise awareness about education barriers for students of color and help bridge the learning gap for minorities, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. In a series of interviews with Dr. Edwards-Jones and other ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), an influential and forceful voice in Washington, D.C., and serving her thirteenth term as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, will receive the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2020 National Leadership Award. Each year, the NNPA Board recognizes courageous ...
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    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Judiciary Committee discussed the Justice In Policing Act of 2020 in a wide ranging discussion with the National Newspaper Publishers Association–Black Press of America late Wednesday June 17. This is a fact sheet of the bill at the time of the hearing, but it may change in ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent AARP, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and over, and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the trade association of the Black Press of America, held a briefing to help provide critical information for those most at-risk and impacted by the novel ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent From Freedom’s Journal to The North Star to John Abbott’s Chicago Defender, African American-owned newspapers have sparked fires for truth and equality that have burned with the passion for fighting for freedom throughout history. Monday, March 16, marked the 193rd anniversary of the Black Press of America, ...
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    By Hazel Trice Edney and Hamil Harris (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has just made Black History. The presidential candidate who has been running his campaign through television ads and private meetings spent a historic amount of money with Black newspapers. “Of all the presidential candidates in the 2020 election, Mike Bloomberg ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Chairwoman Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) led a delegation of Congressional Black Caucus members to the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday in San Ysidro, California, where they said they witnessed first-hand the deplorable treatment and plight of Black immigrants. Bass, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY), ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent An estimate of more than 10,000 people filled the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital during the just completed five-day Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). This year’s ALC theme, “400 Years: Our Legacy, Our Possibilities …” observed 400 years of the ...