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National Association of Black Journalists

Exit By First Black Female 'Today' Show Co-Host Called 'Whitewashing'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.03.2017 | Entertainment

The “Today” show is facing a shake-up that has some raising eyebrows. Last month, NBC revealed plans to bring former Fox News host Megyn Kelly int...

Remembering Michael Feeney

Monica Peters | Posted 08.05.2016 | Black Voices
Monica Peters

I thank you for leaving a blueprint and legacy that we all can follow proudly on the importance of work ethic, setting goals, how to be a great journalist and more importantly how to be a great human being.

Will The Country's Largest Minority-Journalism Group Close Its Doors?

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.08.2015 | Media

As it prepares to mark its 40th anniversary this week, the National Association of Black Journalists is in trouble. After running a deficit of $227,00...

10 Things You Should Know About #NABJ15

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.03.2016 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The 40th Annual National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair will be held August 5th through August 9th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

On the 'A' w/Souleo: The Politics of Preserving African-American Historic Sites

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 10.08.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. The home of America's first female self-made millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker is left vulnerable to potential destruction without proper legal protection.

CNN's Roland Martin: 'You're Going to Get Fired From Every Job Anyway' (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media
Tanya Young Williams

'People appreciate me for being unapologetically black, unapologetically truthful and unapologetically Christian.'

CNN Chief Addressing Lack Of Black Journalists At Network

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media

CNN chief Jeff Zucker is set to address his network's commitment to African American journalists, FishbowlDC reported Monday. The site said that Zu...

We Need You Now, Bill Raspberry

Joel Dreyfuss | Posted 09.26.2012 | Media
Joel Dreyfuss

Raspberry was a member of the first generation of African-American journalists to barge into an exclusive all-white club. As we find ourselves regularly recording the deaths, retirements or buyouts of black reporters, is TV and print news better and more complete because of the legacy of black journalists?

My First Day at NABJ - 2012

Nakia Hill | Posted 08.24.2012 | Black Voices
Nakia Hill

As I walked down the street, I noticed Trayvon Martin's parents standing outside of Morton's Steakhouse on Canal Street. I stopped, introduced myself, and extended my condolences to their family.

There's No App for Longevity

Jason Williams | Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices
Jason Williams

New Platforms. New Directions. New Orleans. Is the tagline for the NationalAssociation of Black Journalists (NABJ) 2012 Annual Convention & Career Fair and through the first full day of proceedings #NABJ12 has lived up to its billing.

Gene Demby

Biden: 'This Is Not About The Economy, It's About Who The Hell We Are' | Gene Demby | Posted 06.21.2012 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — Vice President Joe Biden hammered on some of President Barack Obama's re-election themes at a conference for black media professionals...

Black Journalists Hit Hard By New Orleans Cuts

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.20.2012 | Media

Black journalists are being hit particularly hard by the recent round of cuts at the New Orleans Times-Picayune and its sister papers in Alabama. T...

On My Way to NABJ

Nakia Hill | Posted 08.18.2012 | Black Voices
Nakia Hill

Just a couple days away from the NABJ convention and I can't stop thinking about New Orleans. Is it the gumbo? No, maybe it's the sounds of jazz and splashes of French culture dancing down the scorching hot streets.

It's Good News, Bad News as Black Journalists Prepare For Annual Convention

Benet Wilson | Posted 08.15.2012 | Black Voices
Benet Wilson

Despite the recent bad news for journalists in Alabama and Louisiana, NABJ stands ready to provide members with the latest tools and technologies to keep them relevant in the newsroom.

Dispatches From the Changing American Dream: Expanding the National Conversation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

Our politicians have chosen to narrow their imaginations, but they can't narrow ours. Even if we can't control how Washington responds to our problems, we still have control over how we respond to them.

Black Journalists Group: Keep Imus Off The Air

Editor & Publisher | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

Weighing in again on the Don Imus controversy, the National Association of Black Journalists Tuesday said the radio personality who outraged many with...