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  • Background on Leon Isaac Kennedy’s Lawsuit Against Ebony Magazine & Johnson Publishing

    Feb 6, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Earlier we published Leon Isaac Kennedy‘s open letter as to why he’s suing Johnson Publishing and Ebony Magazine for a story about him and ex-wife Jayne Kennedy Overton in its March, 2013 “Scandal Issue.” RELATED: Leon Issac Kennedy – in Open Letter – Tells why He’s Suing Ebony Magazine & Johnson Publications However, you may […]

  • Johnson Publishing Sells Historic Building

    Nov 17, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *The historic publishing mecca, Johnson Publishing, of black magazine giants Ebony and Jet is moving it’s empire. The new spot hasn’t been chosen just yet, but the question is why they’re not using the building as a museum of their work. It seems like it could be a great move on behalf of Linda Johnson […]

  • Ebony-Jet Gets a New Manager

    Aug 11, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments


    *Ebony-Jet Gets a New Manager  Johnson Publishing recently announced (Tuesday Aug. 10) that former White House Secretary Desirée Rogers will be the new CEO for the company. She will take care of the struggling company’s day-to-day operations.  If you don’t know whom this woman is, recall the party crasher’s incident with President Barack Obama. Yeah, […]

  • Former White House Social Secretary Joins Johnson Publishing Staff

    Jun 7, 10 by EurPublisher 5 Comments


    *If you’re not familiar with Desiree Rogers, she was the White House Social Secretary for the Obama’s who caught hell after the two party crashers got into the President’s first state dinner without being invited. She resigned from her post last year and now has stepped back on the scene to accept a position with the […]

  • Ebony Names Amy DuBois Barnett Its New Editor-in-Chief

    Jun 7, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Financially struggling Ebony magazine has named Amy DuBois Barnett its new editor-in-chief. Barnett is replacing outgoing editor Harriette Cole at the Chicago-based company. The Brown University graduate was previously deputy editor-in-chief at Harper’s Bazaar. In a statement, Johnson Publishing Company Chairman Linda Johnson Rice said of Barnett, “She brings with her a wealth of experience, […]

  • Ebony Fashion Fair Shuts Down … for Now

    Mar 5, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Long before the nation obsessed over the sleeves of its black first lady, Eunice Johnson was shining a spotlight on black beauty and style. The wife of Ebony magazine founder John Johnson, she used her natural flair and healthy finances to create the Ebony Fashion Fair, a sepia-hued, touring fashion show that would spend 50 […]