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Former Johnson Publishing Company executives Desiree Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack have purchased the iconic Fashion Fair beauty brand.

Rogers explained the sale was "extremely important" and allowed the storied publications "to continue to grow," as well as make them "viable moving forward in the future."


Although Kanye West felt like Beyoncé was snubbed at the Grammy’s after not receiving the Album of the Year award, the other accolades that the singer did receive that night solidified her spot as one of the greatest music artists of all time. The “Drunk in Love” songstress was nominated for six Grammy’s this year, […]


In what many see as a heartbreaking development, Johnson Publishing Company, the esteemed African American owned publisher of Ebony, announced plans to sell its photo archive of five million photos, reports The Chicago Tribune. The iconic collection of photos spans 70 years of African-American history, culture and life, including a 1969 Pulitzer Prize winning photo of […]


SEE ALSO: Join Hundreds Of Black Bloggers In New York City For Blogging While Brown 2014! It’s the end of an era. The New York Times reported today that Johnson Publishing will end printing of JET magazine. According to the press release from JET: Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), announced today that JET magazine, founded in 1951, will […]

The Huffington Post is reporting that former White House Social Secretary, Desiree Rogers will become the new CEO of Johnson Publishing Company, the world’s largest Black owned publishing company, which publishes ebony and Jet magazines along with several others. RELATED STORIES: Desiree Rogers Allegedly Dumped For Forgetting Xmas Cards Conflict Surrounded Desiree Rogers Even Before […]

From Former White House social secretary Desiree Rogers took plenty of blame for the gate crashers at President Barack Obama’s first state dinner and for posing for fashion shoots in glossy magazines.

From the NY Times: WASHINGTON — Long before the State Dinner party crashers and the tension with her White House colleagues and the strain in her relationship with the first lady, Desirée Rogers began to understand she was in trouble when David Axelrod summoned her to his office last spring to scold her.

From The White House today announced Julianna Smoot has been named Deputy Assistant to the President and Social Secretary.

WASHINGTON — A White House aide says Desiree Rogers is resigning her post as social secretary, effective sometime next month.

From the Washington Post: Case closed. RELATED: Congress Agrees To Subpoena State Dinner Crashers That’s the verdict the White House has emphatically handed down on the embarrassing and troubling security breach a fame-craving Virginia couple performed during the Obama administration’s first state dinner, on Nov. 24. But eyewitness accounts, a Secret Service criminal investigation, congressional […]