Tag: Ebony

EBONY Magazine Top Editor Mitzi Miller Exits

EBONY Magazine Top Editor Mitzi Miller Exits
Miller Departs After Impressive Four-Year-Run Holding the Top Editorial Position at Both Jet and Ebony Magazines (press release) Mitzi Miller, editor-in-chief of Ebony Magazine, announced today that she will step down from her current role to pursue new ventures that include creating stories for television and film. This announcement comes on the heels of the... Read more »

The Fire Sale at Johnson Publishing Company Feels Like Karma

The Fire Sale at Johnson Publishing Company Feels Like Karma
by Zondra Hughes When I read the Chicago Tribune article about Johnson Publishing Company selling its storied archive of African American images with the hope of getting $40 million (that’s about $8 per image, thanks Luvvie), I immediately thought of Hurricane Katrina. In 2005, I was an Associate Editor at Ebony magazine. At that time,... Read more »

Dear Light-Skinned Sister: I'm Sorry for all the Evil I Did

Dear Light-Skinned Sister: I'm Sorry for all the Evil I Did
Dear Light Skinned Sisters, I would like to offer a sincere apology to all of my beautiful light skinned sisters. I’ve always hated discrimination. I think to classify and treat people differently because of race, gender, or sexual orientation is ignorance at its best. Most people would agree. What most people won’t admit is when... Read more »
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Photos: ColorComm Launches Chicago Chapter

Photos: ColorComm Launches Chicago Chapter
By Zondra Hughes ColorComm, a Washington, DC-based organization designed to connect women of color in the media, has launched an affiliate chapter in Chicago. A refreshing mix of media notables and neophytes converged on the 312 Restaurant on LaSalle to hear a spirited talk on congeniality and networking from Ebony Editor-in-Chief Amy DuBois Barnett and... Read more »