Business NewsJohnson Publishing, once chronicled black life in Ebony and Jet, going out of business. Published 2 months agoon April 15, 2019By Jason Easley Share Tweet Spread the loveJohnson Publishing, whose iconic Ebony and Jet magazines chronicled black life in America for decades, has filed for bankruptcy and plans a court-supervised sale of its assets.The 77-year-old company, which sold Ebony and Jet almost three years ago, on Tuesday filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation after it was unable to restructure its operations or arrange financing or a sale.Read full story @ The Chicago TribuneLeave your vote 0 pointsUpvote DownvoteTotal votes: 0Upvotes: 0Upvotes percentage: 0.000000%Downvotes: 0Downvotes percentage: 0.000000% Related Topics:ebonyjetjohnson publishing Up NextNorton Gets Powerful Backing for D.C. 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