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Ebony Magazine might have a comeback if former NBA player Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman has his way. The retired Milwaukee Buck was announced as the successful bidder for the iconic publication that chronicled Black history and achievements for decades. Ebony was forced into bankruptcy in July after defaulting on more than $10 million in loans. The…

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For 50 years, Johnson Publishing Company and its flagship publication, Ebony Magazine, helped celebrate African American fashion while bettering the lives of African Americans on and off the runaway through its annual Fashion Fair, a traveling haute couture pageant and fashion show that garnered $55 million for African American charities, like the United Negro College Fund and…

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  Wendy Williams, diva of dish and host of the wildly successful “The Wendy Williams Show,” nabs the May cover of EBONY magazine.In the pages of lifestyle publication, the 50-year-old gave us a close look at her favorite roles — mother, daughter, non-hoity-toity kitchen master, and campy visual artist. “Sometimes I feel a little guilty,…

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Between his monster single “Happy,” producing record breaking hits for others, and landing a coveted spot as a judge on NBC’s hit show “The Voice,” it’s safe to say that the profile of Pharrell Williams is at an all-time high. In the cover story for Ebony magazine’s November issue, the Virginia native touched on a few hot…

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Many people have now discerned that the dividends paid out from controversy, depravity and “ratchetness” are worth the publicity that comes from it. And Nigerian pop singer Dencia is riding the wave that the skin-bleaching cream “Whitenicious” is bringing her. She’s become sort of a circus-act phenomenon both in Africa and in the United States where many, including…

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EBONY® Magazine unveiled its annual EBONY Power 100 list, which salutes the remarkable achievements of African-Americans. Among the game changers honored this year are President Barack Obama, actress Kerry Washington, NBA legend and entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson, actor Michael B. Jordan, entertainer Nick Cannon, film director Lee Daniels, chef Marcus Samuelsson and activists Harry Belafonte…

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With less than two months away from its release date, The Best Man Holiday cast is gearing up and taking advantage of any good publicity thrown their way, in hopes of snatching a big blockbuster opening weekend. The cast made big moves this month, securing a double feature cover with EBONY magazine for their November…

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EBONY blasted for Trayvon Martin covers After releasing iconic covers dedicated to the memory of Trayvon Martin, a famed black publication is receiving harsh backlash and cries of racism. As previously reported, EBONY magazine has released four covers for their September issue showing Dwyane Wade, Spike Lee, Boris Kodjoe and their sons donning hoodies under the headline “We Are Trayvon.”…

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The September 2013 issue of “Ebony” magazine, as it hits stands today, may very well ruffle some feathers. The social media campaign #justicefortrayvon, which was started during the heartbreaking Zimmerman Trial, is still going strong and shows no signs of slowing down. From nationwide protests to President Obama himself addressing the verdict, to the following cover campaign, supporters…

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Gospel super-duo Mary Mary landed Ebony’s June 2013 cover. In the gospel issue, Erica and Tina Campbell share how they tackled with infidelity, going solo and reality television. Tina discusses, “How I forgave my husband after his affair.” “Once I became aware [of the affair], I initially wanted to kill my husband,” she said. “I…

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