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Black newspapers honor Ziggy Marley

Reggae legend Ziggy Marley was scheduled to receive the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2020 Global Icon Achievement Award during the NNPA’s Annual Convention July 8-9. The two-day international broadcast marks the first virtual convention in the 80-year history of the NNPA and the 193-year history of the Black Press of America. Marley, the oldest son Read More…

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A VOTE FOR DIVERSITY: Sandra Evers-Manly joins the Academy of Motion Pictures

HOLLYWOOD — Sandra Evers-Manly, filmmaker and champion for Black Hollywood, had every reason to celebrate. On June 30, she was inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and will get to vote for the nominees and winners of future Academy Awards. Yet Evers-Manly decided to sit out the Fourth of July, like Read More…