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Sheila Johnson

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson Launches Scarf Collection

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Black Voices

Although Sheila Johnson has reached the pinnacle of moguldome--she's one of the founding partners of BET, owns three professional sports teams (WNBA...

PHOTOS: Sheila Johnson And Donna Karan Honored By Parsons

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

Legendary fashion designer Donna Karan and mega mogul Sheila Johnson were honored last night in New York City at Parsons The New School for Design's a...

Sheila Johnson, Susan Rice Among ELLE Magazine's '10 Powerful Women in DC'

Posted 03.29.2012 | Black Voices

From a political strategist to an award-winning journalist and an ambassador to the U.N., women have taken Washington, DC's political scene by storm. ...

The Impact Today and Tomorrow of Chalmers Johnson

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Chalmers Johnson led the way in understanding the dynamics of how states manipulated their policy conditions and environments to speed up economic growth. Johnson passed away Saturday; He was 79.

WATCH: "The Other City" is "The Real D.C."

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jose Antonio Vargas

There will be very little that's real about "The Real Housewives of D.C." That, of course, is stating the obvious, especially after Thursday night's premiere. But meet J'Mia Edwards, who lives in "The Real D.C." She's 29, black and HIV-positive -- one of the faces of the city's AIDS epidemic.

Sheila Johnson, BET Founder: 'I'm Ashamed Of' BET

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Don't even get me started," says the 60-year-old Johnson, who has since divorced and remarried (charmingly enough, to the Virginia circuit court judg...

Sam Stein

McDonnell Hosting Event With Endorser Who Mocked Opponent's Stutter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell is set to hold a rally with a prominent endorser who just last week mocked Democrat Creigh D...

Sam Stein

Creigh Deeds's Stutter Mocked By Prominent Endorser Of GOP Candidate In Virginia Gubernatorial Race (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Virginia gubernatorial race took an ugly turn this past weekend when a prominent endorser for Republican Bob McDonnell mocked the slight stutter o...