A screen shot of Procter & Gamble's "The Talk" television commercial, which features African-American women discussing the realities of being black in America with their children
Black Experience

Procter & Gamble’s ‘The Talk’ Ad Stirs Race Debate

Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is Beautiful” campaign by releasing a commercial titled “The Talk,” featuring African-American women discussing the realities of being black in America and warning their children about the perils of racism. [read more…]

Denise Rolark Barnes
Black Experience

African-American Women Help Drive Black Press

As much as John Russwurm and the Rev. Samuel Cornish boldly declared their mission of being the voice for the African-American community with the publication of Freedom’s Journal in 1827, publishers of the Black Press have remained in the task of speaking for those without a platform, standing up for victims of injustice and championing the unsung. [read more…]

Rev. William Barber delivers the keynote address during the opening dinner of the National Newspaper Publishers Association 2017 Mid-Winter Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Jan. 25-28, 2017.

New Focus for Black Press: Technology, Training and Innovation

Members of the Black press, led by a cadre of dedicated publishers and joined by corporate partners, elected officials and grassroots leaders, recently met in Ft. Lauderdale for a series of meetings and workshops that focused on ways to better utilize the latest technology, promote public policy and increase revenue via digital investments. [read more…]