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10 Things I Learned #NABJ14

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.05.2014 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

In no particular order of importance here are 10 things I learned during the 39th Annual National Association Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair held in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston LGBTQ Communities Divided on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

At a recent protest rally on the streets of Boston, just one of many that I've seen personally, watched on TV and read about, members of our community went at each other's throats, demonstrating not only how we're not monolithic when it comes to passion and politics but how LGBTQs are inextricably tied to world events.

The One Thing That Almost Cost Magic Johnson His Marriage

Posted 06.15.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine has tapped Magic & Cookie Johnson for the cover of their July issue, and the couple gave an exclusive interview covering an array of to...

LOOK: JET Magazine's Final Printed Issue Is Here

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

Black hair salons everywhere are now mourning the end of a staple publication's run in print. JET Magazine has come a long way from its founding as...

JET Shuts Down Print Magazine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

After 63 years, Johnson Publishing Company will no longer be printing JET magazine. The newsweekly is officially transitioning over to digital at t...

EXCLUSIVE: Former Ebony Editor-In-Chief Talks Departure

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine is celebrating Black Music Month (aka June) by paying homage to the industry’s top leaders, pioneers and game changers. With that sai...

Major Shakeup At Ebony Magazine

Posted 04.22.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine has announced a major change to its staff, naming Mitzi Miller as the new editor-in-chief of the publication. Desiree Rogers, CEO o...

Rachel Jeantel Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices

After becoming the center of one of the year's most high-profile cases, Rachel Jeantel became both the target of stinging criticism and the beneficiar...

Gordy Remembers The Jackson 5 When They Were Just 'Rowdy Kids'

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 11.06.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Motown founder Berry Gordy recalls that when he first signed The Jackson 5, he sent them to live in a house in Californi...

LOOK: Stars Dazzle At The Ebony 100 Gala

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Black Voices

The Ebony 100 Gala took place Monday night in New York City, and as you can imagine the red carpet was filled with tons of bold and beautiful black fo...

Major Motown Honor In The Works

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Ebony magazine's celebration of its "Power 100" list will have a Motown vibe — Berry Gordy is being honored with a lif...

PHOTOS: It's Beautiful Black Folks Galore!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Black Voices

How many beautiful black people can you fit on a magazine cover? Plenty. That's just what Ebony accomplished for its November issue featuring the ...

One Final Lesson: Bottom-Line Advice Every Business Person Should Know

Dennis Kimbro, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Black Voices
Dennis Kimbro, Ph.D.

It has been nearly seven years since the death of Ebony magazine founder John H. Johnson and nearly three decades since I sat in his exquisitely paneled office as he quizzed me on the rudiments of operating a successful business as well as the inner secrets of wealth creation.

WHO KILLED KENDRICK JOHNSON?

www.ebony.com | FRED ROSEN | Posted 08.13.2013 | Black Voices

Kendrick Johnson was a 17-year-old student at Lowndes County High School in Valdosta, Georgia, where he was last seen in his fourth-period class on th...

WATCH: Ebony Editor-In-Chief Talks Controversial Trayvon Martin Cover

Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices

For its September issue, Ebony magazine chose not one, but four covers to open the conversation about race in America. HuffPost Live talks with the ma...

LOOK: Ebony Responds To 'Trayvon' Cover Backlash

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices

While we're fans of Ebony's powerful "We Are Trayvon" covers for its September issue, you can always count on the chorus of haters ready, willing and ...

Ebony's 'We Are Trayvon' Covers

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.08.2013 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine is doing its part to honor the life of Trayvon Martin; to keep the conversation about race in America alive; and to explore “Stand Yo...

Are Black Media Outlets Still Relevant?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices

With such legacy brands as Ebony/Jet, Essence and Black Enterprise, African-American media outlets have carved out a place for themselves in a once ho...

Denzel Washington and Wife, Pauletta Withstand Divorce Rumors and Promote Black Love

Jordan Harris | Posted 09.21.2013 | Black Voices
Jordan Harris

With faith and positivity, Denzel and Pauletta continue to combat the climbing divorce rate in the African American community. Maybe with this latest divorce rumor, the couple will see another 30 years of marriage.

Denzel Opens Up On 30-Year Marriage: 'We Live In A Time When People Give Up Too Easily'

Posted 07.09.2013 | Black Voices

Hollywood's no place for the faint of heart and neither is marriage. Yet still, Denzel and Pauletta Washington have managed to find success at both, a...

Why African Americans May Be Left Out Of The 21st Century Job Market

www.ebony.com | Posted 04.15.2013 | Black Voices

Usually when we hear people say someone has a "good job," traditional jobs like lawyer or accountant come to mind. Indeed, these have been attractive...

Warning: Jill Scott's Thoughts On Single Motherhood May Offend You

Posted 04.04.2013 | Black Voices

Don't let Jill Scott's strong vocals and independent spirit fool you. The Grammy-winning singer-turned-actress says that when it comes to being a mom,...

PHOTOS: Classic Easter Sunday Style

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.31.2013 | Black Voices

Happy Easter Sunday! Aside from gathering with family and friends--and binging on bunny shaped chocolate, we love this holiday for all the fabulous...

Ebony Magazine Publisher Reveals Personal Inspiration For Backing Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.15.2013 | Gay Voices

The publisher of Ebony and Jet Magazines expressed her support of marriage equality in a poignant Chicago Tribune op-ed on Valentine’s Day. In ...

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.15.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...