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Clinton to Speak at NABJ-NAHJ Convention

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak at the 2016 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) convention.

Clinton will address attendees on Friday, August 5.

“It is notable that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has recognized the 2016 NABJ-NAHJ Convention as a vital gathering to discuss her platform and the issues impacting Black and Latino communities,” said NABJ President Sarah Glover.

“Presidential nominees and U.S. presidents from both parties have attended NABJ annual conventions, including President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush, and presidential nominees Barack Obama, Bob Dole and Al Gore. We’re ecstatic to add the first woman nominee to our list.”

Clinton’s appearance will not be open to the public, and seating for the event is limited.

The National Association of Black Journalists is an advocacy group that was formed in 1975 in Washington, D.C. It is the largest organization for journalists of color in the country, and provides career development as well as educational and other support to its members worldwide.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is the largest organization of Latino journalists in the United States. Their mission is to increase the number of Latinos in the newsrooms. The organization also advocates for fair and accurate representation of Latinos in news media.

For more on the conference, visit www.nabjnahj.com.