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The Getty Research Institute and the National Museum of African American History and Culture have acquired the Jet and Ebony photo archive.

Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company, which published JET and Ebony magazines, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.


The iconic Johnson Publishing Company headquarters in Chicago will be transformed into a residential building.


Ebony magazine has laid off a third of its staff and plans on moving its editorial operations to L.A.

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."


The Golden State Warriors made history last night by winning their first NBA championship in 40 years. Led by Warriors point guard and league MVP Stephen Curry, the team defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers on their home court and put LeBron James’ dream of bringing a championship title to his hometown to a halt. The Cavaliers […]


Ebony Magazine has announced that Mitzi Miller (pictured) is their new editor-in-chief, according to a recent press release. SEE ALSO: Mitzi Miller: Jet Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief Apologizes For Insulting Fantasia Johnson Publishing Company (JPC) CEO Desiree Rogers announced that Miller (pictured) will overtake the position in a Tuesday press release, according to The Huffington Post. “Mitzi is a gifted editor with […]

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It seems like every time you turn around there’s another study of black women, black men, black people in general. Well, one can argue that it’s hard to know where you’re going unless you take stock of where you are. To that end, one of black America’s leading publications has set out to survey the […]

By theGrio From NBC Chicago: Publisher John H. Johnson, who created Ebony and Jet magazines, will be honored on this year’s Black Heritage stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. SEE ALSO: Obama Defends Drone Strikes A Tuesday ceremony is planned in Johnson’s hometown of Arkansas City, where he lived until moving to Chicago with […]

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett once said that he would never buy any newspaper for any price, since the industry has potential for unending losses.  

From NEW YORK (Reuters) – Magic Johnson, the Hall of Fame basketball player, is in talks to purchase Johnson Publishing Co, the publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines, Bloomberg reported on Friday.