NNPA National Black Voter Registration Drive begins in N.C.

April 18, 2018 in News

By Cash Michaels NNPA Newswire Contributor Ten member newspapers of the North Carolina Black Publishers Association (NCBPA) and Benjamin Chavis Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers […]

Black Press Week: Publishing Truth to Empower

March 29, 2018 in News

By Jackie Hampton Publisher Members of The National Newspaper Publishers Association came together March 14-16 in Washington D.C. to celebrate 191 Years of the Black Press, ‘Publishing Truth to Empower.’ […]

Black women publishers drive the Black Press

March 30, 2017 in News

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA News Wire Contributor In 1827, with the publication of the Freedom’s Journal, John Russwurm and Reverend Samuel Cornish established the Black Press and boldly declared […]

Still pleading our own cause: The Black Press celebrates 190 years

March 23, 2017 in News

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA News Wire Contributor The oldest black business industry in America began 190 years ago. On March 16, 1827, the first edition of the “Freedom’s Journal” […]

Nielsen/NNPA African-American Consumer 2013 Report released today

September 20, 2013 in Business, News, Top Stories

The Nielsen/NNPA African-American Consumer 2013 Report was released today. The content of the information is considered as highly useful for both consumers and marketers in understanding more about the power of the African American consumer in the marketplace…

The Black Press and the Black Pulpit

March 21, 2013 in Top Stories

“Pleading the cause for black America”

NNPA Newswire

With a history of 186 years, the Black Press continues to carry the torch to “Plead the Cause” of Black America. Members of The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) also known as “The Black Press of America” celebrated its annual Black Press Week in the Nation’s Capital….

December 1 World AIDS Day focusing on disease’s effect on global landscape

November 29, 2012 in Health, News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Interim Managing Editor

The biggest day of the year dedicated to the awareness of the effect of HIV/AIDS on the global landscape is Saturday, Dec. 1.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “About 500,000 people get HIV each year and young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent a quarter of these new HIV infections or 26 percent.”

Nielsen Study: black media more ‘relevant’ to black consumers

October 4, 2012 in Editorials, News, Opinion, Subscribe, Top Stories

By George E. Curry

NNPA Editor-in-Chief

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Companies that fail to advertise with black media are missing an opportunity to effectively reach nearly 43 million African Americans whose $967 billion annual buying power is projected to exceed $1 trillion in three years, according to the new study released by Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).

“Still the largest racial minority group in America, with a projected buying power of $1.1 trillion by 2015, black consumers remain at the forefront of social trends and media consumption,” the study found. The findings were released Friday at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference.

“Our collaboration with the NNPA has been successful,” said Susan Whiting, vice chair of Nielsen, a premier global information and measurement company. “….