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Most young black people in the US operated under the illusion that they were somehow shielded from harm by police and that in a post-racial world, racism and the color of their skin was of declining significance. However, watching George Zimmerman walk after confronting and fatally shooting the unarmed 17-year-old while he walked home from a nearby convenience store recalibrated the calculus.
(WASHINGTON, DC) September 29, 2015 – Refuel Agency, a leader in youth, military and multicultural marketing and media placement, along with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and National Association of Hispanic Publishers (NAHP) today announced the formation of a National Advertising Task Force to educate marketers on the benefits and importance of the African American and Hispanic newspaper market. Both boards of directors unanimously agreed to this historic alliance. This is the first time the NNPA and NAHP have joined forces for such an effort.
(NEW YORK, NY) September 28, 2015 –The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and National Association of Hispanic Publishers (NAHP) will be holding a press conference to unveil a “ground breaking alliance” for all national, local and trade media at the Winner’s Room, 13th Floor, of the Press Building in Washington D.C., on Tuesday, 9/29 /15 at 9am.
Denise Rolark Barnes, NNPA Board Chairman and Publisher of the Washington Informer and NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. cordially invite you and a guest to the NNPA 2015 Leadership Awards Reception, Thursday, September 17, 2015 • 7:30 pm-11:00 pm, Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel • 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW • Washington DC
The case of police shooting victim Robbie Tolan returns to the spotlight as Tolan’s lawsuit against a White officer and city officials goes to trial in Houston. The case, which began with jury selection on Sept. 14, has drawn national attention and charges of racial profiling. It is being heard in federal court following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Working with these local organizations, Uber will be hosting a series of driver recruitment events to educate people about how to become a driver on the Uber platform and connect them to the opportunity. Each session will consist of an Uber presentation; a Q&A session; time for participants to meet with Uber representatives on a 1-on-1 basis; an opportunity to sign up to partner with Uber; or a chance for interested parties to upload any relevant documents.
When the United States Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment protections prevented the government from limiting nonprofits from making independent political contributions in the 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, voting rights advocates predicted a sea change in spending on elections.
Despite ill-intended efforts to do it for us, Black Americans have a responsibility to define our own reality. It is a fundamental human right recognized and respected by the United Nations.