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India.Arie says Johnson Publishing Co. is her favorite place to visit in Chicago

India.Arie says Johnson Publishing Co. is her favorite place to visit in Chicago – Newsmakers Whenever famed singer India.Arie is in Chicago, she says her favorite place to visit is Johnson Publishing Company headquarters, which publishes JET and EBONY. “I usually go to the JET offices to say `hi’ even if they don’t ask me,” […]

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Blacks protest Georgia governor’s call for vote on bringing back old state flag – National Report

Blacks protest Georgia governor’s call for vote on bringing back old state flag – National Report – Brief Article Georgia’s new Republican governor recently proposed a referendum for next year on whether to bring back the old state flag with its large Confederate emblem, a move that threatens to strain race relations in the state. […]

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Wilkens lands job with Atlanta Hawks

Wilkens lands job with Atlanta Hawks – head coach Lenny Wilkens It didn’t take Lenny Wilkens long to find a new coaching job. Just one week after the second-winningest coach in NBA history parted company with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wilkens made a deal to coach the Atlanta Hawks. Wilkens is the seventh coach in Hawks […]

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Lynn Whitfield And Linda Hamilton Battle Racial Injustice In TV Movie `The Color Of Courage’

Lynn Whitfield And Linda Hamilton Battle Racial Injustice In TV Movie `The Color Of Courage’ – Brief Article Lynn Whitfield and Linda Hamilton star as next-door neighbors who become the best of friends and battle racial injustice in The Color of Courage on the USA Network cable channel. Whitfield is Minnie McGhee, who with her […]

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Ebony Fashion Fair’s 46th season presents Color Splash – Fashion

Ebony Fashion Fair’s 46th season presents Color Splash – Fashion – Brief Article EBONY Fashion Fair’s 46th season explodes onto the 2003-2004 fashion scene in a dazzling array of shades and hues with Color Splash, a stunning collection of high fashion creations from the world’s most celebrated designers. Mrs. Eunice W. Johnson, EBONY Fashion Fair […]

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First woman named to head NAACP Legal Defense Fund – Elaine Jones, new director-counsel of the Legal Defense and Educational Fund

First woman named to head NAACP Legal Defense Fund – Elaine Jones, new director-counsel of the Legal Defense and Educational Fund – Brief Article For the first time in the 53-year history of the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the organization will be headed by a woman. Elaine Jones, a policy analyst, litigator and […]

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Diana Ross And Husband Naess Divorce Ending Their 14-Year Marriage

Diana Ross And Husband Naess Divorce Ending Their 14-Year Marriage – Brief Article Legendary singer Diana Ross and her husband, Norwegian shipping tycoon Arne Naess, recently divorced in the Dominican Republic, according to news reports. Ross was not present in the Santo Domingo court for the divorce proceedings. Ross and Naess were married for 14 […]

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‘Pearl Harbor’

‘Pearl Harbor’ Cuba Gooding, Jr. stars as Petty Officer Doris “Dorie” Miller, a messman on the USS Arizona, who during the Pearl Harbor attack manned a machine gun aboard the ship and downed four planes in Pearl Harbor, (Thursday, May 12 at 8 p.m., ET) on ABC. Others scheduled to appear this week include: Marianne […]

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Man with four wives sentenced to five months in jail and community service

Man with four wives sentenced to five months in jail and community service Vernon Pierce, the man who married four women in three states, recently was sentenced to five months in jail after pleading guilty to bigamy. Pierce, 33, of Phoenix, AZ, had to make notes to himself to keep his stories straight during his […]

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Society World

Society World – Brief Article * Angel From Above: Dr. Kwane M. Watson and the former Kellie R. Stallard are happy in love after joining as one during an enchanted ceremony at the St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church in Louisville, KY. The bride is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law. The bridegroom […]