NAACP President Cornell Brooks Voted Out

Why did the NAACP’s national board vote to part ways with their president, Cornell William Brooks? Several longtime members contacted by the NNPA Newswire were shocked to hear the news.

AKA President, Lawmakers Condemn Racist Act at American University

A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an African-American woman, was elected to be student body president at American University, nooses and bananas (some with the words “AKA Free”

Governor Criticizes Republican-Proposed Bill

Last Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement on the House Republican Budget that decimates critical state services without regard

Central City Visitors Center to Launch May 5th

Ashé Cultural Arts Center (Ashé), its Board and Worldwide Travel Experiences (WTE), in partnership with the Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, Merchants and Business Association

The Black Press Shows Resilience of the Black Community

For 190 years, the Black Press has chronicled the spirit and resilience of the African-American community.

Tackling Childhood Hunger at Kipp Central City

On Thursday, April 7th, Dibia DREAM and Hyatt B.L.A.C.K partnered to raise awareness of childhood hunger. In the program, deemed Carrying Dreams Home, each child is given a DREAMpak

Congressional Black Caucus Meets with NAACP

Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and other caucus members met with the National Newspaper Publication Association on Capital Hill.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to Black Press: Trump has Endangered America

On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press

Black Press Week 2017 NNPA to Honor Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will honor veteran Democratic strategist Donna Brazile with the 2017 Torch Award

CBO Scores Republican Healthcare Bill, Millions Lose Out

On Monday, March 13th, the Congressional Budget Office released a monetary analysis of the Republican-Proposed Healthcare Plan Replacement. The new policy, supported by President Trump, is expected to strip

Spears Group to Launch New Experimental Dining Series

Known for Dinner En Blanc, the Millennial Awards and the Fried Chicken Festival, The Spears Group, a New Orleans-based Public Relations Firm

Zulu Contributes to Crime Stoppers Efforts During Mardi Gras

Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club announced it will donate funds to support efforts by Crime Stoppers and the New Orleans Police Department to enhance public safety, particularly with the start of the Mardi Gras

NNPA Receives $1.5 Million Gates Grant for Education Campaign

When civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis was named president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), he remained true to form, touting the Black Press

High School Artwork Pit Republicans against CBC on Capitol Hill

On January 10th, against the backdrop of President Obama’s Farewell Address, a nomination hearing for Sen. Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General and a press conference by Donald Trump, members of Congress

Rep. Richmond Joins CBC Colleagues to Testify Against Sen. Jeff Sessions AG Nomination

Today, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairman, Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02), joined his CBC colleagues, Civil Rights Icon Congressman John Lewis (GA-05)