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MEET THE DANCE INSTRUCTOR BRINGING “HIPLET” TO THE WORLD

Earlier this year, a video of Black ballerinas dancing to hip-hop on pointe went viral. Those girls study “Hiplet” under instructor Homer Bryant at The Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center. Even though Bryant and the dancers have just recently gained national attention, Bryant has been instructing dancers of all ethnicities at the school for decades.

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TAKE A “STAY CATION” AT THE FIRST ZIPLINE COURSE IN ILLINOIS

Summer has officially begun and now many families are trying to decide where they can take their family for a vacation while also staying on a budget.

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FRIENDS REMEMBER, CELEBRATE MUHAMMAD ALI AT CAPITAL PRESS CLUB

The Capital Press Club hosted a panel Thursday in downtown D.C. to honor the memory of Muhammad Ali, as a room filled with writers, photographers and eager listeners heard firsthand accounts of the legendary boxer and the things he did throughout his life.

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PUSH FOR DC STATEHOOD PICKS UP STEAM

The issue of whether the District of Columbia will become the United States’ 51st state has been brewing for a long time, and the lack of voting power within Congress has many residents, city officials and presidential candidates saying the time is right for officially lobbying to make the District a state.

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NNPA, CHEVROLET ANNOUNCE 2016 DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED JOURNALISM FELLOWS

By Freddie Allen, NNPA National News Editor Sidnee King, a 20 year-old broadcast journalism student at Howard University, admitted that she was nervous about her summer plans, the day before the 2016 “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) journalism fellows were announced....
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THE 2016 CHEVY MALIBU HYBRID DESIGNED FOR A NEW GENERATION

Recently, Chevrolet invited a select group of journalists and bloggers from across the country to Santa Barbara, Calif., to test-drive the new Malibu hybrid and to discover what separates the 2016 model from its predecessors.

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DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED: NNPA JOURNALISM SCHOLARS ARE BREAKING NEWS

Thanks to Chevrolet, the Discover The Unexpected (DTU) NNPA Journalism Fellows Program is giving undergraduate student scholars from the Howard University School of Communications the opportunity to “Break News” in Detroit, Chicago, Washington, DC, and in Atlanta. Tatyana Hopkins, Sidnee King, Briahnna Brown, McKenzie Marshall, Brandi Montgomery, Brelaun Douglas, Victoria Jones, and Rushawn Walters are all now working with NNPA member newspapers in the aforementioned markets.

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LOVE AND RESPECT INSPIRES DETROIT NATIVE TO LAUNCH CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER

Let’s talk about #WhitePrivilege. Former All-American swimmer at Stanford University, Brock Turner, was accused and proven guilty of sexual assault by the juror. However, the Judge decided to lighten his sentence.

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HOT MIX 5’S 35TH ANNIVERSARY

Farley Williams who is the event coordinator for this event, and has been given the title as the King of House Music, says this festival is not only about the Hot Mix 5’s reunion but a celebration of life. “We are doing this to celebrate each other, there are so many tragedies in life, we just lost Muhammad Ali and before him was Prince, we must remember to live each day to the fullest and that is what this celebration is about”

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DESHAUNA BARBER IS #BlackGirlMagic

Deshauna Barber served in the military as Logistics Commander for the 988th Quarter- master Detachment Unit at Fort Meade, Md. She has now broke the barrier of being the only woman in Miss USA beauty pageant history to win the title while also being in the military. She joined the groundbreaking eight other black women who have won the title of Miss USA since the pageant’s start in 1952.

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JOURNALISTS AND BLOGGERS TAKE A “JOURNEY INTO SOUND” IN THE 2016 CHEVROLET MALIBU HYBRID

Cars signify individualism and mobility, while music provides the thrill, expression and tone. So what happens when Chevrolet links with Revolt TV? A lucky few journalists and bloggers take a “Journey Into Sound.”

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DISCOVERING THE UNEXPECTED ON THE JOURNEY TO EMPOWERMENT: YOUNG NNPA BLACK SCHOLARS

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association) The legendary scholar, writer and visionary James Baldwin once personally confided with me that he had come to know that the “power of the pen” for Black people in...
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