THE VIRTUAL 2021 NNPA FUND BLACK PRESS WEEK

Black Business: Challenges, Responsibilities and Opportunities Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

WELCOME TO NNPA FUND 2021 BLACK PRESS WEEK

11:15 AM ET: Workshop — “Business, Politics and Public Policy: Implications for Black-Owned Businesses and the Black Press”

Hiram Jackson, President and CEO of Real Times Media, interviews Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA) on implications and opportunities for small, minority-owned businesses in today’s environment.

Congressman Clyburn is the Majority Whip and the third-ranking Democrat in the United States House of Representatives. He previously served in the post from 2007 to 2011 and served as Assistant Democratic Leader from 2011 to 2019.

Rep. Dwight Evans represents Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District, which includes Northwest and West Philadelphia and parts of North, South and Center City Philadelphia. He was first elected in a special election in November 2016. Before that, he served as a state representative for 36 years, and earned a reputation as a pragmatic leader who knows how to put public policy above politics and make ideas matter.

NNPA Fund 2021 Black Press Week: Day 1 Afternoon Sessions and Presentations

Acknowledgement of Conference Sponsors: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO

NEWSMAKERS OF THE YEAR AWARDS:
Rep. James E. Clyburn, House Majority Whip (D-SC)
The family of George Floyd

Wells Fargo Presentation

Education Equity Interview with John King, President and CEO of EdTrust

Conference Speakers

Lea Trusty

Lea Trusty

Program Associate

Democracy Fund

LaSharah S. Bunting

LaSharah S. Bunting

Director/Journalism

Knight Foundation

Vincent Stehle

Vincent Stehle

Executive Director

Media Impact Funders

Janis Ware

Janis Ware

Publisher

The Atlanta Voice Newspaper

Darrell Green

Darrell Green

SVP, Business Acquisition, Manager, SE US

Wells Fargo Bank

Honorable Dwight Evans

Honorable Dwight Evans

Representing Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District

U.S. Congressman

Family of George Floyd

Family of George Floyd

Recipients of the 2021 Newsmaker of the Year Award

Hiram Jackson

Hiram Jackson

Chief Executive Officer

Real Times Media

Honorable James E. Clyburn

Honorable James E. Clyburn

U.S. Congressman

Serving the 6th District of South Carolina

Pluria Marshall

Pluria Marshall

Chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation

President and CEO, Marshall Broadcasting Group (MBG)

Terry Jones

Terry Jones

Publisher

New Orleans Data News Weekly

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO

President and CEO

National Newspaper Publishers Association

3.18
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenus
1Welcome to the NNPA Fund 2021 Black Press WeekPluria Marshall , Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO 11:00AM ET
2Workshop –Business, Politics and Public Policy: Implications for Black-Owned Businesses and the Black PressHonorable Dwight Evans , Hiram Jackson , Honorable James E. Clyburn 11:15
3Acknowledge SponsorsDr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO 12:00
4Newsmakers AwardsFamily of George Floyd , Honorable James E. Clyburn , Pluria Marshall 12:10
5Wells Fargo Presentation12:30
6Education Equity PresentationDr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO 12:45
3.19
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenus
1Welcome and Opening Remarks Pluria Marshall 11:00AM ET
2Black Press Week Enshrinement CeremonyPluria Marshall 11:05
3Alternative Funding for Black Press PublishersLea Trusty , LaSharah S. Bunting , Vincent Stehle , Janis Ware 12:00
4Closing Remarks / Conference EndsPluria Marshall 12:45

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