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Before the Mayflower: A Tribute to Journalist Lerone Bennett, Jr.

“An educator in a system of oppression is either a revolutionary or an oppressor. ~ Lerone Bennett, Jr.

On February 14, 2018, Lerone Bennett, Jr… 324 more words


Little Known Black History Fact: Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Lerone Bennett Jr. worked as a journalist, historian, and scholar over the course of his long career. The former EBONY editor and author passed last week, leaving behind a strong volume of historical works that still stand as valued resources today. 322 more words

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Remembering The Legendary Lerone Bennett Jr.

CHICAGO (CBS) — The power of his pen was known by many Ebony readers.

Lerone Bennett Jr.’s legacy and his influence in Chicago is being remembered by those who knew him. 303 more words


Top Of The Morning: Tom Remembers His Mentor John H. Johnson

1/19/18- Today would have been the 100th birthday of Johnny H. Johnson, the founder of the iconic Jet and Ebony magazine. Tom remembers the days when he used to work for Johnson and how he turned things around for him in his radio career early on. 83 more words

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Louis Armstrong House Museum

Venue: Louis Armstrong House 

Location: 34-56 107th Street, Corona NY 11368

World renowned Jazz artist Louis Armstrong, though a New Orleans native, lived with his wife Lucille in a mid-century brick house in Corona Queens, New York. 358 more words


Ebony Magazine Releases Annual Power 100 List

For more than 70 years, Ebony Magazine has honored the heroes of the Black Community by releasing a list of 100 inspiring African Americans. Among the names on this year’s list are celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kevin Durant, Tiffany Haddish, Cookie and Magic Johnson, Rihanna, Viola Davis, Kevin Hart and more. 32 more words


T.T & The Jets

When you have had such a rich and long career as Tina Turner, being on the front cover of magazines and giving the public glimpse of your private life is an unfortunate part of the deal. 322 more words

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