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Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation awards gala

For 11 young men from Chicago, October 7 was a night they will long remember. That night they dressed in custom designed tuxedos, ate...

NNPA, Chevrolet Honor the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet recently recognized the achievements of eight students from Historically Black...

Rep. Al Green meets with the Black Press on Capitol Hill

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) During an on the record meeting with publishers of Black-owned newspapers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) discussed...

Walgreens store transformed into economic hub

Pastor Corey Brooks continues to be a man on a mission to transform the people in his community even if it means giving up...

TWPF 50th Anniversary Features Writers, Poets, Entertainment

Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) kicks off a week long 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 30, that will culminate with a gala featuring...

Crusader newspaper to be recognized at ribbon cutting for 65th and...

Alderman Cochran wanted to notify the community of a ribbon cutting ceremony for a GreenStar Movement mural under the 65th and Dorchester viaduct. Alderman...

Dick Gregory, Civil rights activist and Innovative Comedian, Dies at 84

By Stacy M Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Legendary civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory died on Saturday. He was 84. Friends, family and celebrities took to...

Black publishers in Chicago to reenergize Black Press

Crusader staff report Black publishers from around the country are in Chicago this week for a three-day retreat that aims to strengthen and reenergize the...

Black publishers push for ad spending report

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is set to begin work on a report detailing advertising spending by federal...

Black Press holds annual convention

Crusader staff report The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is holding its 27th annual conference this week at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center...