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After 63 Years, Jet Magazine Publishes Final Print Edition

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via BlackAmericaWeb:

Photos from Jet and Ebony Magazine have been a staple in the Black community for decades, now those photos will be up for auction… But the good part is that the will be heading to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and other cultural institutions.

The Ford Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. McArthur Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation are buying the archive for $30 million as part of an auction to pay off secured creditors of Johnson Publishing Company.

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