Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Stacy M. Brown

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has heard the call for a new report on federal advertising and they’re listening. One year ago, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) stood on Capitol Hill with members of the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) urging the GAO to issue a new […]

In 1827, with the publication of the “Freedom’s Journal,” John Russwurm and Reverend Samuel Cornish established the Black Press and boldly declared their mission: to be the voice the African-American community, standing up for victims of injustice, and championing the unsung. Dedicated, resilient and strong Black women, who account for a significant number of the […]

By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) More than six decades after the horrific, racially-motivated murder of Emmett Till, the White woman who accused the Chicago teenager of verbally and physically accosting her in Money, Miss., in 1955, has admitted she lied, according to a new book. Till had allegedly whistled at and groped […]

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) Supporters and critics alike may eventually come to view President Barack Obama’s two-term White House tenure the same way. His determination for change never appeared to cause him to stumble on his goals, be it Obamacare or commuting the sentences of so many who were imprisoned for […]

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) It’s a trend that many are hoping won’t just turn into a passing fad. Late last month, Essence magazine noted that after years of slow-burning idealism, #BuyBlack has seen a community-wide takeoff. And, as the holiday season moves into full swing, the #BuyBlack campaign has led many to […]