The Houston Defender was founded in October 1930 and serves the Houston area which includes Harris, Fort Bend and Brazoria counties. As Houston’s leading Black information source, the Defender continues to provide the community with news, sports, lifestyle, business, politics and more.
The New York Amsterdam News was started in 1909 with a yearning to tell the stories of people of color in New York City, and has grown to become one of the most important Black newspapers in the country. It reported on the fight for equality during the Jim Crow era and the civil rights movement, and with a weekly paper and a robust news site, averaging 500,000 unique visitors a month, The New York Amsterdam News works to continue to magnify the issues that most deeply affect communities of color.
The Uvalde Leader-News is a semi-weekly, locally-owned newspaper that traces its beginnings to 1879. The newspaper's primary coverage area is Uvalde County (population 27,000), which includes the city of Uvalde with 17,000 residents. Virtually all of our content, which includes extensive coverage of local governmental bodies, is produced by our five-person newsroom staff.
NC Health News launched in January 2012 in response to the disappearance of people to explain this complicated topic. Our reporters each take on multiple roles. Topics include children’s health and Medicaid, oral health, mental health, rural healthcare, environmental health issues and legislative health issues. We’ve been a “virtual” newsroom, with reporters spread across the state. We have a weekly phone-in via Google Hangout and there’s almost constant communication via phone, text, email, Slack, etc. However, we’re renting a physical office in the Triangle to better accommodate meetings and provide a hub for operations.
The Community Voice is a bi-weekly, state-wide publication that targets Kansas’ African-American community. The publication was founded in 1993, and purchased by the Gooch family in 1996. The publication was originally a monthly, and has been bi-weekly for almost two decades. Until 2015, our coverage area was predominately the Wichita community, but we’ve expanded into the Kansas City market, focusing heavily on the Kansas side of the metropolitan area. Again, in response to a request to expand, we formally expanded our coverage in 2018 to include the Missouri side of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The Virgin Islands Daily News has been the sole watchdog of local government for 91 years, and the only media covering, in print and in digital, life and events throughout the territory. It is committed to telling readers the truth without fear or favoritism, reporting the news and investigating what’s hidden beneath the surface—informing and empowering readers with accurate, essential information. The Virgin Islands Daily News has won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, plus every other major national journalism award, including the George Polk Award and the IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Award.
The Current is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization founded in 2020 to provide free in-depth watchdog journalism for Savannah and other coastal Georgia areas. This news organization holds the powerful to account, illuminates public threats and helps build a more engaged society built on trustworthy facts. Its governing board consists of local business and community leaders committed to solving inequality and improving lives.
Black Voice News, a news site, focuses on advocacy, solutions-oriented and data-driven reporting. It has addressed issues like disparities in health and education, police violence, social justice and civil rights battles. BVN has chronicled some of the most important stories impacting the lives of Black Californians, and given voice to the community while expanding its scope of civic involvement.
The Detroit Free Press news site, and a paper published three days a week, aims for consistent revelatory enterprise that enlightens and mobilizes readers. During the last five years, it has introduced several initiatives aiming to strengthen democracy, hold more public officials accountable and build trust with audiences who haven't received the attention they deserve from local media.This news organization has earned 10 Pulitzer Prizes.
The Houston Defender, founded in 1930, is a weekly paper and news site serving the Houston area, which includes Harris, Fort Bend and Brazoria counties. As Houston’s leading source of information for Black readers, the Defender covers news, sports, lifestyle, business, politics and more.