Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis

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The UAW plays a historic role in pioneering civil rights and freedoms in the workplace

The National Newspaper Publishers Association has enjoyed a long history of supporting organized labor, particularly during the Civil Rights Movement when many unions and civil rights-focused organizations worked together to secure legislation that benefitted African-Americans.

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Criminal justice reform long overdue for Black America

As a member of the infamous Wilmington Ten case in North Carolina from 1972 to 2012, I witnessed firsthand why the criminal justice system in the United States needed to be thoroughly reformed.

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NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis excites at the NAACP Convention

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), delivered a rousing speech about the importance of the Black Press and the Black vote, during the 109th NAACP Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

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Black press hit by Trump’s tariffs

Amid the rush to comprehend the ramifications of a full-scale international trade war initiated by the errant and backward tariff policies of the Trump administration, there are results of the tariffs that need to be challenged by Black America.

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Discovering the best of Black America in 2018

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is pleased with the continued partnership between the General Motor’s Chevrolet Division and the NNPA to sponsor the 2018 Discover the Unexpected (DTU) Journalism Scholarship and Fellowship Program.