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Former Ebony publishing company is auctioning off its historic photo archive, containing more than 4 million photos, to pay its creditors | CNN

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Leah Asmelash and Brian Ries, CNN, CNN Author James Baldwin photographed leaving his home. (G. Marshall Wilson/Johnson Publishing Company). Featured Image NN – Ebony and Jet magazines were once pinnacles of black American culture. Their photographs were windows into intimate moments of black celebrities, and they were known for their everyday depictions of middle class black life, especially Ebony magazine. […]
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Johnson Publishing Co., which started Ebony, Jet magazines, files for bankruptcy | Chicago Sun-Times

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Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun-Times Although he could boast an impressive passport, Johnson’s enduring entrepreneurial spirit meant he favored no other destination as much as that of Johnson Publishing Company headquarters in Chicago., Featured Image historic Johnson Publishing Company has filed for bankruptcy, court records show. The Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition was filed late Tuesday afternoon by the company once responsible […]
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Hoptown must move to honor Ted Poston | Kentucky New Era

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Jennifer P. Brown, Kentucky New Era A man with glasses (Ted Poston) sits at an office desk holding a letter. A smiling woman (his assistant Harriette Easterlin) sits next to him and a man (his assistant William Clark) leans over them both. A poster behind them depicts a soldier and reads “We are fighting the Axis not each other” and […]
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Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.">Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.

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Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83.
Arkansas’ ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague Dies at 83 | Ebony Arkansas’ own “hidden figure” who worked as an engineer for the U.S. Navy and was seen as a leader for women of color in the engineering field has died at age 83." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Kamala Harris builds an online army | Politico Ahead of 2020, the California senator is applying lessons drawn from Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.">Kamala Harris builds an online army | Politico Ahead of 2020, the California senator is applying lessons drawn from Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.

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Ahead of 2020, the California senator is applying lessons drawn from Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.
Kamala Harris builds an online army | Politico Ahead of 2020, the California senator is applying lessons drawn from Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

A Loving Tribute to a True Southern Food Legend | Southern Living "Her cookbooks mentored me quietly, passionately. I am not certain which I relished more: her recipes for delicious country cooking or her storytelling."">A Loving Tribute to a True Southern Food Legend | Southern Living "Her cookbooks mentored me quietly, passionately. I am not certain which I relished more: her recipes for delicious country cooking or her storytelling."

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"Her cookbooks mentored me quietly, passionately. I am not certain which I relished more: her recipes for delicious country cooking or her storytelling."
A Loving Tribute to a True Southern Food Legend | Southern Living "Her cookbooks mentored me quietly, passionately. I am not certain which I relished more: her recipes for delicious country cooking or her storytelling."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Puerto Rico to Close 283 Public Schools, Teachers Condemn Decision | Colorlines The news comes two weeks after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Roselló signed a bill to implement a charter school and voucher program.">Puerto Rico to Close 283 Public Schools, Teachers Condemn Decision | Colorlines The news comes two weeks after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Roselló signed a bill to implement a charter school and voucher program.

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The news comes two weeks after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Roselló signed a bill to implement a charter school and voucher program.
Puerto Rico to Close 283 Public Schools, Teachers Condemn Decision | Colorlines The news comes two weeks after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Roselló signed a bill to implement a charter school and voucher program." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More