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Natasha S. Alford was recently honored for being a leading lady in media by Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack during the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) annual conference in Detroit. Jack Daniel’s “Leading Ladies in Media” private dinner reception honored both Alford and trailblazing Alford is an award winning journalist, Afro Latina advocate, and the deputy editor…

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Rolling out national correspondent Jé Wesley Day interviews Tichina Arnold about her role in “The Neighborhood” and Brandon Micheal Hall about his role in “God Friended Me,” two new shows coming to CBS this fall.  Both actors attended the preview of their shows at the National Association of Black Journalists conference in Detroit on Saturday, August…

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Here’s just part of the segment that devolved into a shouting match between @OMAROSA and the moderator. #NABJ17 pic.twitter.com/dzgvrYMuNg — Aaron L. Morrison (@aaronlmorrison) August 11, 2017 Omarosa Manigault, former contestant on “The Apprentice” and current assistant to President Donald Trump, and BET host and panel moderator Ed Gordon had a heated exchange during the…

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Hillary Clinton served as a guest speaker and held a Q-and-A during the National Association of Black Journalists in Washington, D.C. Clinton shared her plans for minority communities if she becomes the next president of the United States. She also took the opportunity to blast her Republican rival, Donald Trump, and the racist rhetoric that…

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On the ‘A’ w/Souleo… 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. Vandalism and physical deterioration now marks the Hinchliffe Stadium where Negro League baseball thrived.…

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The National Association of Black Journalists 2013 Convention wasn’t all Kumbaya. Despite the fact that emotions are still high and this meeting of professionals was held a half-hour from where Trayvon Martin was slain by George Zimmerman, ESPN “Numbers Never Lie” co-host Hugh Douglas, 42, allegedly threatened violence on a fellow brother, his colleague Michael…

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The National Association of Black Journalists and others have blasted the Commission of Presidential Debates’ glaring omission of any journalist of color among the presidential and vice presidential debate moderators this year. The NABJ’s vociferous discontent is matched by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and the Spanish language network Univision. The Commission announced…

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PHILADELPHIA – The National Association of Black Journalists, the largest and most influential minority media organization in the Western Hemisphere, passed a resolution to begin reunification talks with UNITY: Journalists of Color coalition when it deemed feasible, perhaps within the next 30 days. However, most members agreed with the rationale behind the executive board’s decision…

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PHILADELPHIA – Despite the fact that minorities’ population percentages continue to improve in America, diversity in the mainstream newsrooms nonetheless continues on its uninterrupted downward spiral. And with the popularity and convenience of the internet, newsrooms and magazine editorial departments have shrunken to unprecedented lows. That means even less opportunities for minorities and, more specifically,…

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Founded in 1994, UNITY was created to bring together minority journalists culminating in a convention every four years. The specific UNITY groups were the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Native American Journalists Association and the National Association of Black Journalists. Each group maintains its own annual conference. However, the…

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