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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.

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."


Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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