Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, speaks during a Black History Month celebration at the Twelfth Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Washington, D.C. (Claudette Perry/NNPA)
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Chavis Talks ‘Freedom Movement,’ Black Press at Twelfth Street Christian Church

During a recent service celebrating Black History Month at the Twelfth Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), expressed gratitude and reverence for the church’s rich history. He also highlighted the importance of the Black Press in 2018. [read more…]

Jose Tomas, the senior vice president of global human resources and the executive vice president for Lockheed Martin (Ret.) (left) and Linda Gooden from the General Motors Board of Directors (right) present Alicia Boler Davis, the executive vice president global manufacturing for General Motors with the 2018 Black Engineer of the Year Award. (General Motors)
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Alicia Boler Davis Honored with 2018 Black Engineer of the Year Award

The US Black Engineer & Information Technology (USBE&IT) magazine recently celebrated the history-making career of Alicia Boler Davis, the executive vice president of global manufacturing for General Motors, by honoring her with the 2018 Black Engineer of the Year Award, during the BEYA gala in Washington, D.C. Boler Davis is the sixth woman to receive the award. [read more…]