Black Americans in Publishing, Inc
P.O. Box 6275 FDR Station
New York, NY 10150
Black Americans in Publishing, Inc. was a non-profit organization which supported the advancement of black professionals and aspirants in all areas of the publishing industry, through career networking, mentorship, and education outreach. These goals were realized through regular meetings, special programs, and publications dedicated to support, enable, and encourage their membership.
Membership was open to anyone seeking advancement in any aspect of the publishing industry. They encouraged each member to further enrich their experience in Black Americans in Publishing, Inc. by joining a committee and being actively involved in the organization.
The Final Board Memebers Included:
Lynnette Velasco, President
Adaobi Obi Tulton, Vice President
Hulan E. Jack, Jr., Treasurer
Wanda Richardson, Secretary
Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher, Programming/Events
Deborah Smikle Davis, Communications
Tiffany Hamilton, Electronic Committee
Black Americans In Publishing, Inc., formerly known as BWIP, was founded in 1979 by a group of distinguished women, and is proud to continue building this vital organization and seeing it move continually, onward and upward.