Archive for June 16, 2016

Jun
16

You Won’t’ Believe Who Just Bought Ebony and Jet Magazine

Black celebrity news

In mid-June we learned that the legendary Ebony and Jet magazines have been sold off to a freakin’ private equity firm? Read how it happened, and why this might actually be good news…
On June 15, Chicago newspapers reported that two of the most famous black publications in the world had been sold, sending waves of both shock and nostalgia throughout the black celebrity news world.
It’s a personal subject for modern black entertainment and gossip sites. In a time when black men and women were largely invisible in popular culture, Jet and Ebony shined a spotlight on everything from black celebrity news to the civil rights movement. Now, the iconic magazines have been sold to a private equity group based in Texas.
While the news shocked many long-time Ebony