By Carma Henry

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the NNPA, says that the Black Press welcomes the news and inspirations from the writings, videos and social media postings of our young aspiring journalists.

Discovering the Best of Black America in 2018

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA)

There is an old African proverb that says, “What you seek, you will surely find.” We live in a world where the news cycle continues to decrease, because of innovations in communications technology. Yes, we are living in the fast-paced digital age. The high-velocity delivery and transmission of news and information, however, may or may not produce authentic or accurate facts or simply the truth.

Yet, for more than 47 million Black Americans the reality of life’s multiple challenges and opportunities are not the primary concerns and focus of what is popularly known as “mainstream media.” Thus, the value and mission of the Black Press of America today is more strategically important than ever before, for Black Americans and others who embrace the trend-setting cultural, academic, technological, and game-changing achievements that are accomplished daily in Black America.

This is why the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is pleased with the continued partnership …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette