By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so, women entrepreneurs still face barriers to success. Today, 30 percent of all American businesses have a woman at the helm. African American women in particular are a […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (NNPA)–Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. a global business leader, educator, and longtime civil rights activist, was elected interim president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association at the group’s annual meeting here Wednesday, NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell has announced. Chavis is president of Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe Corp.), the premier provider of […]
By Jimmie Davis Jr. Special to the NNPA from the Miami Times MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Upcoming hip-hop artists may find it challenging to get a DJ to play their songs or a mainstream media critic to review their music, but if they belong to Core DJs World Wide, they have nothing to worry about. Recently, leaders […]
Parents of slain black teenagers in Chicago, Jacksonville, Fla. to be honored by Black Press in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NNPA)—Cleopatra and Nathaniel A. Pendleton Sr., parents of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendelton, who was fatally shot in the back while standing in a park after taking her final examination at King College Prep High School in Chicago on Jan. 29, 2013, and Ron Davis and Lucy McBath, parents of Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old who […]
By Richard Prince From Richard Prince’s Journal-ismsTM Reprinted with permission Editor’s note: Renowned journalist Richard Prince contacted Frost Illustrated and offered permission to reprint this piece from his website, Richard Prince’s Journal-ismsTM (http://mije.org/richardprince) in response to a NNPA commentary by Floyd Alvin Galloway of the Arizona Informant, published in the Feb. 19 edition of Frost Illustrated. Mr. […]
A black media critic has launched a series of attacks on a trip to Morocco paid for by the government, implying the black press visitors were pawns.