Also during the event, NNPA
Chairman Cloves Campbell will introduce civil rights leader, journalist and entrepreneur Dr.
According to William Reed, executive director of the NNPA
in Washington, D.
And companies that don't advertise using Black media risk having African-Americans perceive them as being dismissive of issues that matter to Black consumers," said Cloves Campbell, chairman, NNPA
Flanked by civic, business and legislative leaders, Nielsen and NNPA
executives spoke about the relevance and importance of the information shared in the report and the fact that it will be distributed in NNPA
's 200+ publications, reaching millions of readers and online viewers.
Last month at a breakfast program in Washington, the NNPA
, which represents more than 200 African-American newspapers across the country, unveiled plans to develop the sites for its member newspapers.
As an independent, non-profit source for news and information, we want to thank NNPA
for the opportunity to expand distribution of our articles," said Michael K.
The online effort will be developed by the BlackPressUSA Network, a project of the NNPA
Foundation's Black Press Institute, and Xchange Interactive (XIGroup), its technology partner.
More than 200 publishers and journalists representing newspapers from every region in the country met in New York this week for the NNPA
annual convention to hear from business, political, and religious leaders about major issues facing the Black community today.
Tim Bell, farm and rural enterprise officer with NNPA
, says: "I would very much endorse the qualities of the Blue Grey as an animal that is not only able to withstand extremely adverse weather conditions when wintered out, and which is in great demand for its high-quality beef off- spring, but also is an extremely useful tool in conservation areas where 'white grass' predominates and needs to be eaten down.
The forum will feature NNPA
Chairman Danny Bakewell giving a "State of the Black Press" address with a response by Leavell.
During the inauguration weekend Hennessy will join the celebrations at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund reception, the Radio One Inauguration Gala, the NNPA
Gala, and the Hip Hop Summit Action Network Inaugural Ball.
, also known as the Black Press of America, is a 68-year-old federation of more than 200 black community newspapers from across the United States.