Category Archives: Media

NNPA Receives $1.5 Million Gates Grant for Education Campaign

When civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis was named president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), he remained true to form, touting the Black Press as the uncensored, objective and unflinching media voice of the Black community. On that sun-soaked day in June 2014 in Portland, Oregon, Chavis proclaimed his eagerness to… Read More »

What TV Says About Race and Money

Some of the most fascinating conversations about class anxiety aren’t happening on cable news networks these days but on a more unexpected place on television: shows like “Atlanta,” “black-ish” and “Insecure,” which have explored a profound, if largely ignored, economic issue — black downward mobility. On “black-ish,” the Johnson family is led by Dre, a… Read More »