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Award-winning communications professional Pam Perry has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, journalism and public relations. A graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, she had career stops at The Detroit Free Press, The Salvation Army and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in addition to starting her own agency, Pam Perry PR.…

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George Curry, a true giant in the world of Black journalism, died on Saturday, Aug. 20. Curry was well-known as the editor for Emerge magazine and championed the Black press and issues important to the Black community. Curry was in the process of establishing an online version of Emerge magazine at the time of his death.…

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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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In a digitally shifting media landscape, many journalists struggle to advance in their profession. For Alexis Stodghill, the key to circumventing obstacles has been employing skills such as networking, resourcefulness and versatility. As a result, Stodghill has held various staff positions from senior editor to technical producer at companies such as Interactive One, Moguldom Media…

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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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