Category: NNPA

Sacramento Observer’s 60th Anniversary Gala: A Historic Celebration of Black Journalism

In a dazzling yet elegant celebration, the Sacramento Observer, a beacon of the Black Press, commemorated its 60th anniversary, bringing together community leaders, supporters, and acclaimed artists. The event, held at the landmark Sacramento Memorial Auditorium in California’s capital city, not only honored the historical significance of the Observer but also highlighted its enduring relevance in today’s dynamic media landscape.

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Black Americans Demand Fairer News Coverage: Study Reveals Critical Views and Recommendations

An in-depth study by the Pew Research Center took a deep dive into the experiences of Black Americans with news coverage, shedding light on critical perspectives and recommendations for more equitable representation. The survey involved 4,742 U.S. adults identifying as Black and offered an extensive and comprehensive insight into their attitudes, habits, and experiences with news and information.

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2023 NNPA National Leadership Awards Reception Celebrates Excellence in Black Leadership

The highly anticipated 2023 NNPA National Leadership Awards Reception is set to take place on September 22, 2023, at the Marriott Marquis, located at 901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW DC 20001. The annual event, organized by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), promises an evening of recognition and celebration in honor of exceptional leaders who have made significant contributions to America, particularly the African American community.

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AFRO Publisher Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper Makes PBS-TV Appearance, Unveils New Project for the Newspaper

In a captivating interview held at the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s studios in Washington, Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper, the Chairwoman of the Board and Publisher of the AFRO American Newspapers, reflected on the remarkable journey of the Murphy family and the 131-year legacy of the Afro-American Newspaper.

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Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III Succeeds Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. as President and CEO of Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Tributes have continued to pour in for the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who announced on July 14 his retirement as President and CEO of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the influential civil rights organization he started decades ago to carry on the struggle for equality and justice that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought heroically.

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President Biden Amplifies Importance of the Black Press of America

“The NNPA is especially honored to hear directly from President Joe Biden for his continued support and advocacy of the importance of the Black Press of America,” said Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., NNPA president and CEO. “As we celebrate 196 years of the Black Press, it’s always gratifying and encouraging to have the support of the President of the United States.”

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