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Historic Capital Press Club Elects New President, Board of Directors
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Internationally renowned civil rights leader Barbara Arnwine, fiery host of Radio One’s “Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine” and Founder and President of the Transformative Justice Coalition, civil rights organization founded in 2016, has been elected president of the historic Capital Press Club.
Arnwine is best known for her long-time award winning 26-year presidency of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, from 1989-2015. She is also the creator of the legendary 2011 Voting Rights “Map of Shame” and holds over 100 prestigious awards to date.
Capital Press Club Honors Media Leaders
By James Wright from the Washington Informer
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The African-American organization that includes members from various sectors of the media recently honored three notables from the fields of print, broadcast and public relations for their work to increase opportunities for minorities and vision regarding technological innovation. John Oliver Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of the Afro-American Newspapers of Baltimore City, Inc.; Maureen Bunyan, veteran news anchor for Channel 7 News and Lon Walls, founder of Walls Communications and current media relations director for the D.C. Fire and Emergency Services Department, were feted by the Capital Press Club on Friday, Nov. 9 at the offices of Venable, LLP in Northwest. Hazel Trice Edney, president of the Capital Press Club, applauded the honorees, and said they’ve made a significant contribution in their respective professions. Continue Reading
Historic Capital Press Club Elects New President
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Award-winning journalist Hazel Trice Edney, editor-in-chief of the Trice Edney News Wire and President/CEO of Trice Edney Communications LLC, has been elected president of the historic Capital Press Club.
Edney, a veteran reporter, who is also former editor-in-chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association News Service and BlackPressUSA.com, was elected by the CPC board April 19. She took office May 1. Continue Reading