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On the "A" w/Souleo: Tastemakers Weigh-In on JET Magazine Digital Launch

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

For the past 63 years JET has been heralded for its content from chronicling the dawn of the civil rights movement to celebrating black beauty with its popular "Beauty of the Week" feature. It will be a bittersweet moment for readers of, JET magazine when the iconic publication transitions into an all-digital platform.

The Cry of Jet Magazine

Hermene Hartman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

As of next week, there will be no more Jet magazine, that pint-sized publication that's been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951.

LOOK: These JET Covers Are Amazing!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

We were bummed, to say the least, to hear that after 63 years JET magazine has decided to shutter its print edition. While the publication still plans...

Where Every Seat Is A Window Seat

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel

A Boston-based engineering firm recently released plans for their new supersonic jet that will transport passengers from Los Angeles to Tokyo in five ...

US Company MacGyvers a New Military Jet

Steve Tupper | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Tupper

Imagine secret agent Angus MacGyver with access to the technology of a Fortune 500 aerospace enterprise. But, this time, he's not fighting bad guys. He's facing a challenge that would intimidate even James Bond. He's doing battle with budget.

PHOTOS: Fantasia Blasts JET Magazine Over This Cover...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.22.2013 | Black Voices

Landing a major magazine cover is usually a good thing. However, Fantasia Barrino is fuming over her image gracing the cover of JET magazine's March i...

The One Thing Laz Alonso Is 'Cautious' About

Posted 01.25.2013 | Black Voices

When dating somebody, I like to see them laugh and make the times we spend together more fun than they could ever imagine. I want kids— just not out...

We're All One Step Closer To Flying In A Space Plane

Reuters | Chris Wickham | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

* Hybrid engine could send a plane into space * Endorsement from European Space Agency * Company needs 250 million pound...

Julee Wilson

PHOTOS: JET Picks Its 'Beauty Of The Week' Finalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices

Atlanta was ground zero this weekend for JET magazine's first-ever open casting call for its coveted "Beauty Of The Week" (B.O.W.) feature. JET ed...

Julee Wilson

PHOTOS: Become A JET 'Beauty Of The Week'

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.10.2012 | Black Voices

For more than 60 years JET magazine's "Beauty of The Week" page has served as a weekly snapshot promoting and supporting the message that black is bea...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Get 'Close' With Butch Walker and Do "Cocaine" With DAMNDOGS

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Does anyone remember that old skit on In Living Color about the Jamaican family whose members continually try to one-up each other by namedropping how many jobs they have? Of course you do.

Things Are Looking Up

npr.org | Morning Edition | Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Johnson Publishing Company, the black American icon based in Chicago, is hiring. It's a sharp turnaround for a company that saw circulation numbers an...

American Abroad: The Life of a Young Teacher in Japan

Turnstyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Turnstyle

Graduation was actually kind of a breath of fresh air. Because it gave us a break from hearing all of the devastating news.

"Hot Stuff"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If you can't stand the heat, get into the kitchen. That's the lesson I learned recently after the oven lost heat in the kitchen and I couldn't stand t...

"Money Talks": A Playlist For The Financial Reform Debate

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Right now is the time for real financial reform. Come to think of it, right now is actually way too late for real financial reform. Still, better now than not now, right?

Massey Energy Arranged Jet For West Virginia Governor's Flight After Mine Blast

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's governor flew back to the state hours after last week's deadly mine explosion on a jet provided by the mine'...

Desiree Rogers Joins Johnson Publishing As Consultant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers has been hired by struggling Chicago-based Johnson Publishing--the world's largest African-American...

India Air Plane Crash: 160 Feared Dead After Jet Arriving From Dubai Crashes

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — As many as 160 people were feared dead after an Air India plane arriving from Dubai crashed and burst into flames at dawn Saturday a...

"The Dog Listener"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am going to the dogs. That's because my wife, Sue, thinks our dog, Lizzie, is a better listener than I am.

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

What Now, Icarus? Is Western Combat Aviation Falling Out of the Sky?

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

The future of Western combat aviation today rests largely on one airplane: The Pentagon's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Michael Jackson, Inner Circle, The O'Jays, Imogen Heap, The Adventures, Janis Ian, Cate Bros., Rubicon, Daryl Hall & John Oates, The Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Eric Burdon, REO Speedwagon, Otis Redding, Now That's What I Call Country, Matt Hires, Mark Schultz, Jack Ingram, Smile Empty Soul, Roy Hargrove, Billy Ocean, Cheap Trick, Rory Gallagher, David Guetta, Stefon Harris & Blackout, Michael Bolton, Queen Latifah, Matisyahu, Robert Glasper, The Roy Hargrove Big Band, Cass Elliot, Neil Diamond, The Casualties, Roberta Gambarini, Patton Oswalt, George Benson, Elvis Presley, Phil Stacey, Tim Buckley, Delores O'Rioran, Carmen Appice, The Mamas & the Papas, Al Jarreau, The Old Grey Whistle Test, Entertainment News, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The Dukes, Paul Revere & the Raiders, 16 Horsepower, Collective Soul, Fun., Alan O'Day, Pilot, Now That's What I Call Music, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Bloody Beetroots, Felix Da Housecat, Teddy Pendergrass, The Subdudes, James Carter, Adam Ant, Colbie Caillat, Arctic Monkeys, Jeff Golub, Jackie DeShannon, Island Records, Fame, Woodstock, Sounds of Blackness, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Smokie Norful, Irma Thomas, Mew, Tanya Stephens, Brian Bromberg, Willie Nelson, Jack Wagner, The New City Ramblers, Mott the Hoople, Love and Theft, New Releases, Deryl Dodd, Cross Country, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Nat King Cole, Kenny G, Jet, Niti Sawhney, Vander Graaf Generator, Sally Shapiro, John Denver, Jason Aldeean, Smokey Robinson, Taking Woodstock, Vandaveer, Najee, Selah, Needtobreathe, Latoya, Strawbs, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Advocate, Lgbt, Sony Legacy, Verve Records, Roberta Flack, Leonard Bernstein, Grammy, Ang Lee, Atlantic Records, Jerry Wexler, Gramma Awards, Saturday Night Live, Wbai, Wnew, Miami Vice, Dar Williams, Birthers, Fox News, Cher, Teabaggers, Joan Baez, Glen Campbell, Mel Torme, Death Panel, Nina Simone, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."

A Suggestion for Obama: RE: Jets Flying Past NYC Buildings

Jacob Dickerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jacob Dickerman

Okay, Barack. That wasn't you. Okay. I'll accept that, because I like you. I'll go along with this not being on your head thing. But here's a little thought you might want to pass along to your staff.

Make Wall Street Take The Same Deal The Autoworkers Get

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Weigant

If we're going to minutely examine autoworkers' wages, and dictate the travel plans of one industry we are bailing out, then it seems eminently reasonable to do the same for the banking industry.

Do It For Me, Matchbox Man

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

From the fireworks in DC this week, you might think the auto crisis is out of your hands, but we're all complicit: government, CEOs, autoworkers, the public.