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NNPA Chairman receives prestigious Café Mocha Salute Award

The Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Publisher of the Chicago and Gary Crusader Newspapers, Dorothy R. Leavell, was honored with...

NASA marks 50th Anniversary of death of first Black astronaut from...

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader He died 50 years ago. His dream of blasting into space forever lost when a tragic accident ended the groundbreaking...

Accepting the Challenge to Ensure Future Leadership

I once asked the first African American billionaire, Reginald F. Lewis, what single word best defined the most determinative factor that led to his...

A new CFPB payday rule wins an economic battle, but not...

By Dorothy R. Leavell, NNPA Chairman In recent days, general market news has reported on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new rule to rein...

Hundreds gather to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Third World Press Foundation

From its opening night event that featured an intimate conversation between Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates; his father, former Black Panther and Black Classics...

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...

Newspaper Publishers Call on Congress to Take More Aggressive Stance Against...

National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell and NNPA President Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis released the following statement on October 3, 2017...

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...