Join us for “2024 State of the Black Press: Getting Out the Black Vote Across America”

March 15, 2024, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
National Press Club
Capital Ballroom, 13th Floor
529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20045
CLICK HERE to register for the luncheon

The NNPA has reserved a discounted block of hotel rooms at the JW Marriott Hotel*, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. If you are a publisher or guest traveling in for the event, you must reserve your room before close of business on March 1, 2024 to receive the discount.

CLICK HERE to reserve your hotel stay.

Room rates will be subject to a non-commissionable daily destination fee of $25.00 per room per night. This fee will cover several amenities, which include: $32.00 daily food & beverage credit at Avenue Grill, 1331 or Chef’s Market in room dining, enhanced Internet, 2 Washington D.C. attraction/tour tickets per stay to the SPY Museum and Old Town Trolley monuments by moonlight: Options available upon check-in and based upon availability. Food credit is per day and cannot be accumulated for multi-day stays. Excludes The Market and Gift Shop.



1100 - 1200
Howard University Blackburn Center, Digital Auditorium and Gallery Lounge

Program in celebration of 197 years of the Black Press — 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

In partnership with Howard University, there will be a short program in celebration of 197 years of the Black Press, saluting all the Distinguished Black Publishers enshrined in the gallery of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center on the Howard University Campus.