Erica Loewe Helping to Open Doors for Black Press, Others at White House

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In Loewe’s all-too-important job as director of African American media, she has ensured that the Black Press and other media of color have enjoyed unprecedented access to the White House and top administration and cabinet officials. By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia As Karine Jean-Pierre prepares to make history as the first Black press secretary at the White House, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have continued to ensure that African Americans – particularly Black women, helm crucial posts. Alongside Jean-Pierre, there’s chief of staff to Kate Bedingfield Khanya Brann, outgoing press secretary Jen Psaki’s chief of staff, Amanda Finney and senior regional communications director, Rykia Dorsey. Then, there’s Erica Loewe. In Loewe’s all-too-important job as director of African American media, she has ensured that the Black Press and other media of color have enjoyed unprecedented access to the White House and top administration and cabinet officials. “President Biden and Vice President Harris promised an administration that looks like America, and they have fulfilled that promise,” Loewe said during a recent visit to the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) headquarters at the Thurgood Marshall Center in Northwest, Washington, D.C. There, Loewe sat for an...

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