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NABJ to Honor Columnist Richard Prince with the Ida B.
Award will be
presented at NABJ's Hall of Fame Gala,
Jan. 17 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
(October 12, 2012) -- The National Association of Black
Journalists (NABJ) announced today that Richard Prince,
columnist for the Maynard Institute for Journalism
Education, will receive the prestigious Ida B. Wells Award.
The annual honor is given to an individual who has made
outstanding efforts to make newsrooms and news coverage more
accurately reflect the diversity of the communities they
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS
NABJ Congratulates President Gregory H. Lee Jr.
on New Role as Executive Sports Editor of the
South Florida Sun Sentinel
WASHINGTON, DC (July 30, 2012)-
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
congratulates NABJ President Gregory H. Lee Jr. on his new
role as executive sports editor of the South
Florida Sun Sentinel.
the new post at the end of August, becoming one of three
black journalists currently leading the sports departments
at major daily newspapers. He joins Lisa Bell Wilson of the
Buffalo News and Larry Graham of the San Diego Union-
Tribune who are already in the editor ranks.
FLORIDA BLACK MARKETING GUIDE BOOKLET ON SALE - LATEST
EDITION INCLUDES STATEWIDE
BLACK MEDIA LISTING -
edition of the Florida Black Marketing Guide has been
published and is available for immediate use.
booklet was developed to provide the consumer with useful
tips and industry standards in the world of effective
marketing. In addition, it provides a comprehensive list of
the Black media in Florida, and lists the state’s Historical
Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
TROPICAL STORM LEE CONTINUES TO DEVELOP, FEMA URGES CITIZENS TO BE
Families Should Visit Ready.gov to Learn Steps to Prepare for Severe
WASHINGTON - As Tropical Storm Lee develops in the Gulf of Mexico, the
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging residents,
especially those living in coastal areas, to closely monitor the storm
and follow the advice of their local officials. Gulf Coast residents
should be prepared flooding and other hazards related to tropical
storms, and to visit www.ready.gov/floods
for more information.
(BPRW) Gregory Lee Elected as 19th President of
National Association of Black Journalists
- Errin Haines Elected Vice President of Print, Cindy George
Elected Parliamentarian, Student Representative Race Tied,
Run-off Election in a Few Weeks -
(BLACK PR WIRE)--PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National
Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announces that
Gregory Lee, Jr. has been elected the 19th President of the
Lee, the Senior Assistant Sports Editor at The Boston Globe
and the current NABJ Treasurer, won the election with 294
votes, 57% of the vote, defeating opponent Deirdre Childress
of The Philadelphia Inquirer who received 168 votes. Charles
Robinson of Maryland Public Television received 50 votes.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS
2012 PRESS RELEASES
VIDEO: Hoffman Sisters Win $1 Million Top Prize on CBS Show
"The Amazing Race"
Los Angeles, CA
(May 11, 2011) -- If at first you don't succeed, try, try
again certainly worked out well for LaKisha Hoffman and
Jennifer Hoffman, who rode past the Harlem Globetrotters to
win the latest edition of "The Amazing Race."
The sisters, both coaches originally from Chicago, came up
short in season 14 of the show, but crossed the finish line
first to win the CBS reality series' $1 million grand prize
in the episode that aired Sunday night.
BY LAMMAN RUCKER
AND BODY CARE LINE LAUNCHES WITH NEW WEBSITE
Line Now Available for Purchase Featuring Products for
Women, Men and Couples
(Dallas, Texas – December 28, 2010) TV and film star Lamman
Rucker and Koffee and Kompany of Dallas, Texas, have
announced the official launch of forplai, the actor’s
signature bath and body care line for women, men and
couples. The new line features four alluring scents
personally selected by Lamman Rucker as a soft yet subtle
introduction to intimacy while encouraging a meaningful and
daily connection between the mind, body and spirit.
Forplai is now available for purchase exclusively on its
new website at
TEENSHOP CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
SERVING GIRLS WITH GOALS
-- All Graduates Attend College or Professional Schools --
Teenshop's 25th Anniversary Gala
Philadelphia, PA (BlackNews.com)
-- Seventy beautiful young ladies from Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles,
CA in long white ball gowns, wearing white gloves and carrying a
long-stemmed red rose, were presented to an audience of more than five
hundred guests during Teenshop's Cotillion-style Gala. The guest speaker
was Dr. Arlene C. Ackerman, Superintendent of the School District of
Philadelphia, who delivered an inspiring message that challenged the
girls to always strive for excellence.
Claire A. Nelson to receive prestigious Ortiz Mena Award at the
Inter-American Development Bank
in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Claire Nelson
, Founder and President of the Institute of Caribbean Studies, who
hails from Jamaica, is set to receive the prestigious Antonio Ortiz
Mena Award at the Inter-American Development Bank on Tuesday,
October 12, 2010.
The Antonio Ortiz
Mena Award is named after the second President of the IDB who served
from 1971 to 1988, and is awarded annually to staff (no more than
three) who distinguish themselves through outstanding contribution
to the work of the institution.
BET NETWORKS HEADS BACK TO ATLANTA FOR THE
FIFTH ANNUAL HIP HOP AWARDS 2010
AND THE NOMINEES ARE IN...
The Elements Will Ignite As Comedian Mike Epps Returns to Host Hip
Hop's Most Exciting Night At the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta
Civic Center in Atlanta on Saturday, October 2 and Premieres
on BET Tuesday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m.*
Legendary Rapper Jay Z Receives The Highest Number of Nominations
in The BET HIP HOP AWARDS History With 10 Nods Across Eight
WORLD CUP FINALS TO BE
SHOWN LIVE AT
MERRITONE FAMILY FUN DAY
the organizers did four years ago, The World Cup Football
Finals will be shown live this Sunday, July 11th at the 13th
annual Merritone Family Funday, Lake Quassy, Middlebury,
CEO, Conroy Allison is aware of the keen interest by fans in
this year's World Cup Soccer finals between Spain and the
Netherlands and the importance of showing the event live on
a big screen TV at the Merritone event.
GRANT FUNDING FOR WOMEN IN 2009;
STILL TIME TO APPLY
- Despite a bad economy, grant-making organizations have
continued to allocate more funding to women this year and
for 2010. Grants are often used by women to start or expand
a business, attend college, pay off loans, and/or launch a
non-profit organization to help other women.
TOM JOYNER PRESENTS HOW TO PREPARE
The Tom Joyner Foundation, Inc. and Amber Books Publishing
Presents "How to" Guide That Helps Parents and Kids, and
Offers Step-By-Step Advice
(BlackNews.com) - Tom Joyner, the nationally syndicated
media personality and philanthropist, has released a new
book to help students prepare for college.
The book, Tom Joyner Presents How To Prepare for College,
is filled with easy to read, easy to understand lessons that
can help make the path to college a little easier.