Category: NNPA

Title Insurance Helps Homeownership for Black Americans and Others  

Often misunderstood, title insurance is a product that comprehensively protects homeowners’ property rights and their lenders’ financial interest in a property. It is vastly different than other types of insurance because it is a one-time fee and title professionals do the majority of the work upfront to both examine title issues and rectify any problems found. That is why many homeowners thankfully don’t experience the challenge of a claim that threatens their homeownership – but if they do, title insurance is paramount to protecting their biggest investment. 

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Chevrolet and National Newspaper Association Offer Summer Internship: Discover the Unexpected Fellowship

In a bid to amplify Black voices and highlight diverse stories, Chevrolet, in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), invites budding journalists, content creators, and communications enthusiasts to embark on the summer internship of a lifetime through the Discover the Unexpected (DTU) Fellowship.

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Kamala Harris hosts exclusive in-person interview with the Courier

Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, spent about 10 minutes on Tuesday, Feb. 20, speaking to a crowd of supporters at the King­sley Association in East Liberty, adamant about replacing lead pipes in Pittsburgh, the state of Pennsylvania, and all around the country, in the fight for clean water, free of toxins.

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Triumph Over Adversity: Journalism Scholars Receive Prestigious PGA TOUR/NNPA Scholarship

In a celebration of resilience and determination, Victoria Gisel Montanet and Jasmine Hall, two outstanding journalism majors, were awarded the PGA TOUR/National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) $5,000 scholarship during the NNPA’s 2024 Midwinter Training Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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NNPA’s Historic Town Hall Sparks Dialogue on Strengthening Black-Jewish Relations Amid Rising Hate

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) orchestrated a transformative Town Hall between Black and Jewish leaders at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, creating a pivotal moment during the trade association’s 2024 Midwinter Training Conference. The NNPA is a trade association representing the more than 250 African American-owned newspapers and media companies that comprise the original Black Press of America.

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NNPA Sponsor Pfizer’s Submission of Cancer Drug Accepted for Priority Review by FDA

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) seeking to convert the accelerated approval of TIVDAK (tisotumab vedotin-tftv) to full approval for the treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer with disease progression on or after first-line therapy. The application has been granted Priority Review with a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date of May 9, 2024.

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NNPA 2024 Annual Mid-Winter Conference to Empower Black America

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is gearing up for its 2024 Annual Mid-Winter Training Conference, which begins on Wednesday, January 24, at the B Ocean Resort and Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Representing 250 African American-owned newspapers and media companies in the United States, NNPA’s theme for this year’s conference is “Empowering in 2024: The Black Press, The Black Vote, and Black America.”

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From Betrayal to Empowerment: The Imperative Shift Towards a Vigorous Black Press

The media has always been a vital pillar of democracy because it informs citizens, holds governments at all levels accountable, and provides a platform for diverse opinions and commentary. Despite its importance, journalism has struggled to remain relevant and credible in the age of political polarization and distrust in traditional outlets and newer technologies.

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