Today as we Welcome The National Association of Black Journalist to Boston we have opened the doors to our resource library to take a look at some of the magazines , books and companies. There is quite an impressive selection with some interesting articles. In 1956 Ebony was just 35 cents. Ebony debuted in 1945 . In 1968 Essence Communications was founded and they published the first Essence Magazine for Black Women in May of 1970.
In 2005 Essence the leading magazine for women of Color was sold to time . Essence is no longer owned by a African American Corporation.