Wednesday, January 1, 2014

January Magazines of the Month

Our January magazines of the month are Essence and Ebony. You can stop in to Carnegie-Stout and read the latest issues, or check out issues from past months to enjoy at home!
Essence magazine began publication in the 1970s, and is today owned by Time, Inc.  Essence is a fashion and lifestyle magazine for African-American women. The magazine organizes and sponsors the yearly Essence Festival in New Orleans every July, featuring a line-up of prominent African-American musicians and cultural figures. You can check out more about the magazine on their website:

John H. Johnson of Chicago, Illinois began publication of Ebony, which features coverage of African-American celebrities and politicians, in 1945. Mr. Johnson was also the founder of Jet (magazine of the month in January 2012) which has news features, along with features on celebrities and dating, diet, fashion, and other advice. You can read more about Jet and Ebony on their website:

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