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Fri, 12.12.1975

The National Association of Black Journalists is Founded

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) was founded on this date in 1975.

The organization is 3,000 members strong with 74 affiliated professional chapters and 51 student chapters; it is the largest media organization for people of color in the world.

The NABJ’s mission is to strengthen ties among Black journalists, promote diversity in newsrooms, honor excellence and outstanding achievement in the media industry, expand job opportunities and recruiting activities for established Black journalists and students interested in the journalism field, and expand and balance the media's coverage of the African American community and experience.

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