07/07/2021

NABJ Calls for Meeting with Disney Heads After Treatment of ESPN’s Maria Taylor Reveals Toxic Culture of Bias

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is outraged to read reports in The New York Times and other publications that uncover a toxic ESPN culture […]
05/25/2021

Video Release – George Floyd: One Year Later

NABJ & Its Black Male Media Project Reflect on the Impact of Floyd’s Death, How It Changed America and the Journalism World The National Association of […]
05/20/2021

NABJ Statement on UNC Tenure Status of Nikole Hannah-Jones

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) anxiously awaits an update today from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and its Chancellor Kevin […]
05/19/2021

A Statement from the NABJ Board on Mayor Lightfoot’s Message to the Media

The recent comments issued by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to explain her decision to only do one-on-one interviews with Black and Brown reporters on the two-year […]
05/06/2021

NABJ Responds to HFPA Plan to Overhaul Organization, Include More Black Journalists

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced its plans to launch some major, long-needed changes with an overwhelming majority of its Board voting today to […]
04/16/2021

Joint Statement: Freedom of the Press Covering Protests in Minnesota

  We are concerned about reports on April 13 that the Minnesota state police threatened to arrest journalists covering the protests if they did not leave. […]
04/08/2021

Departure of CBS Execs Dunn and Friend Must Only Be the Beginning of Eliminating Toxic Culture

In an email to staff on Wednesday, April 7, CBS’s CEO George Cheeks announced that Peter Dunn, who served as president of the company’s television stations […]
04/02/2021

NABJ President Calls for News Companies to Provide Coping Resources to Black Journalists During Chauvin Trial

A Message from President Dorothy Tucker As the trial of Derek Chauvin becomes a central focus of the news cycle, we urge news companies to provide […]
03/29/2021

NABJ Condemns Racist, Sexist Behavior of Cumulus Radio Host Rob Lederman

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) condemns the behavior of Rob Lederman, a radio host for Cumulus Media’s 97 Rock in Buffalo, New York. During […]