Kick-start your year by planning ahead!


NNPA 2019 Mid-Winter Training Conference

January 23-26, 2019 – Hilton Orlando
6001 Destination Parkway, Orlando, FL 32819

NNPA 2019 Black Press Week

March 20-22, 2019 – Dupont Circle Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036


June 25-29, 2019 – The Westin Cincinnati
21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

NNPA 2019 Leadership Awards Reception

September 11-12, 2019 – Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Week
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel

999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20018

Chevrolet Revs Up for Third Year of Journalism Fellowship for HBCU Students

Discover the Unexpected Fellows will receive $90,000 in scholarships and stipends

The 2018 DTU Journalism Fellows are Tyvan Banks of Norfolk State University, Diamond Durant of Morgan State University, Daja Henry of Howard University, Denver Lark of North Carolina A&T State University, Natrawn Maxwell of Claflin University and Ila Wilborn of Florida A&M University.

Collaboration Aims to Educate on the Importance of Clinical Trials in Developing Potential New Sickle Cell Disease Therapies

Pfizer Inc. and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a trade association of more than 200 African-American–owned community newspapers from around the United States, are collaborating to raise awareness of sickle cell disease, a lifelong and debilitating genetic disorder that affects red blood cells.

The Black Press in America is more relevant than ever

NNPA is a trade association of the more than 200 African American-owned community newspapers from around the United States. Since its founding 75 years ago, NNPA has consistently been the voice of the black community.

Credo of the Black Press

The Black Press believes that America can best lead the world away from racial and national antagonisms when it accords to every person, regardless of race, color or creed, full human and legal rights. Hating no person, the Black Press strives to help every person in the firm belief that all are hurt as long as anyone is held back.

Become a Member of NNPA

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is committed to providing its members with valuable information, opportunities, and services. We recognize that communication amongst our publishers is a key tool to improving the industry.


As the only national website featuring news exclusively from African-American journalists and Black community publications, has been well-received by on-line news readers, including several popular Black talk radio hosts. “I used to check the Washington Post’s website first thing every morning,” says Joe Madison, morning talk radio host at WOL-AM in Washington, DC. “Now I check”


Advertise With Our Member Publishers.

We assist our advertisers with the planning & implementation of any marketing campaign targeting our readership and the African American Community. Utilizing NNPA Media Services is an efficient and effective way to reach a diversified target audience with customized advertising packages.

Advertise with our member publications.

NNPA Media Services is the gateway to nearly 200 regional and local newspapers with more than 20.1 million readers per week.

The buying power of the African American community is projected to grow to $1.3 trillion by 2017, according to Nielsen Media Research and NNPA research services.

National Aggregation of NNPA African American (AA) Readers

  • African American: 99%
  • Median Age: 25-35 years
  • % Married: 40%
  • Median Income: $35,500.00 to $45,000.00
  • Total 2014 Audience: 20.1 million per week
  • Total AA 25-54 Audience: 19 million
  • Total AA 18-34 Audience: 12.8 million
  • Total AA 35-49 Audience: 14 million

Americans from all backgrounds seek news from the Black perspective

As the largest and most influential Black-owned media resource in America, NNPA delivers news, information, and commentary to over 20 million people each week.

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