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 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 6, 2021 

DOJ Seeks to Clean up Police Departments Around the Country

When U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice had opened a civil investigation to determine whether police in Minneapolis engage in a pattern or practice of...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 29, 2021

President Biden Announces Executive Orders to Curb Gun Violence

Determining that "enough is enough," President Joe Biden announced a series of executive actions to reduce gun violence. Vice President Kamala Harris joined the commander-in-chief in calling on...

 

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History

Since 1945, Ebony has chronicled Black life and the multitude of contributions of generations of African American icons, trailblazers, changemakers, and the unsung. As the pandemic continues and...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 22, 2021

Obama, NNPA, NAACP, Urban League Applaud Chauvin Verdict, Call it a 'First Step'

Former President Barack Obama joined the National Newspaper Publishers Association, the NAACP, the National Urban League, and others to applaud the guilty verdicts in the Derek Chauvin case. For...

 

General Motors Announces 400 Percent Increase in Ad Spending with Black-Owned Media

General Motors, a longtime corporate partner of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), announced increasing advertising spending in Black-owned media by 400 percent. According to a...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 8, 2021

53 Years After MLK's Assassination

Fifty-three years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, the slain civil rights icon's legacy is easily seen in how his daughter has continued to fight for many of the same causes....

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 11, 2021

President Biden Poised to Sign $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan

President Joe Biden eagerly awaits the final version of the American Rescue Plan, and is expected to sign the legislation into law by the end of the week. After passing in the Senate last weekend,...

 

President Biden Applauded for Reopening of Obamacare Enrollment

After four years of the previous administration's efforts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Joe Biden has moved swiftly to repair damage done to President Obama's signature...

 

Hero Capitol Officer Eugene Goodman Hails from Washington, DC

NNPA NEWSWIRE - Lawmakers are seeking to honor Officer Goodman for his actions that may have saved the lives of many people, including members of Congress, during the deadly insurrectionist attack at...

 

A NEW AMERICA DAWNS

Absent the routine large crowds and with snow flurries helping to push the tens of thousands of American flags that blanketed the National Mall in the District, President Joe Biden and Vice President...

 

Kamala Harris Takes Her Place in U.S. History Shatters the 'Ceiling' for Nation's Women, Blacks and Asians

Vice President Kamala Harris will be the most influential vice president of the 49 that we have had, declared a proud Howard University President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick. With 50 Democrats and 50...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    January 7, 2021

'We Took the Capitol'

Thousands of President Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as Vice President Mike Pence presided over the Electoral College vote. Carrying Trump banners and American flags an...

 

America Declares to Trump: 'You're Fired'

After days of post-Election Day counting, Democrat Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the nation's 46th commander-in-chief. With all eyes on Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada, and Ari...

 

COMMENTARY: The Presidential Race Might be Too Close to Call, but the 'Projected Winner is Racism'

Look at the cities the nation is depending on in order to not re-elect an incompetent, racist, misogynistic president who has killed 230,000 Americans in seven months... Philly, Atlanta, Milwaukee...

 

U.S. Tops A One Day Record of 100,000 New COVID Infections

The United States recorded an all-time high of 102,831 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, November 4. Additionally, hospitals admitted more than 50,000 Americans because of coronavirus. Reports...

 

Why the 2020 Vote Matters More than Ever to African Americans

Her father survived Jim Crow and saw the evolution of the vote in America, so Lex Scott speaks from a unique perspective when she champions African Americans' historical significance casting their bal...

 

Officers in Breonna Taylor Case Escape Indictment

After 194 days, months of protests, and a $12 million civil settlement, the family of Breonna Taylor did not receive the justice they have desperately sought. On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a Grand Jury...

 

AARP Polls Reveal Top Concerns for Voters 50 and Older

More than half of voters 50-years and older in crucial battleground states are worried about contracting the novel coronavirus. At the same time, African Americans are particularly opposed to how...

 

'Not Forgotten,' 26 Missing Children Recovered in U.S. Marshal Operation

n 2018, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) launched a series on the plight of missing children of color – focusing primarily on missing Black girls. The series, which continues...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    August 13, 2020

Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris as Running Mate

California Sen. Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's choice for vice president. Following months of speculation and debate over whether Biden should pick a Black woman as his running mate. Harris was named...

 

NAACP Sues U.S. Education Secretary Over COVID-19 School Money

The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation's attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities' lives. The NAACP said it's also exposed severe racial inequalities...

 

NNPA Teams with Magic Johnson to Fund Over $100 Million in PPP Loans for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

Washington, DC) - Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., President and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) announced today that he and the NNPA have agreed to assist the efforts of Earvi...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    July 30, 2020

Is the Postal Service Slowing Mail Delivery?

Already frustrated with late, delayed or lost mail? Residents who depend on the U.S. Postal Service can expect even more frustration. As first reported by the Associated Press, mail deliveries could b...

 

Russell Simmons Leads Hip-Hop Elite in Praising New Police Reform Legislation

In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, the hip-hop community has rallied behind proposed new legislation to reform American policing. Def Jam Founder Russell Simmons has led a coalition...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    June 4, 2020

Obama's Popularity Continues to Rise Amid Trump's Rhetoric

With unrestrained vitriol and the stunning lack of leadership emanating from the White House on an almost daily basis, the ever-rising popularity of former President Barack Obama is unmistakable. The...

 

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