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 Association (NNPA), have agreed to […]
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.’ Live streaming of many of […]
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 their mission: to be the […]
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” was published, thrusting African Americans […]
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… […]
“Pleading the cause for black America”
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…. […]
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.” […]
By George E. Curry
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. “…. […]