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JET

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Senior Editor Terry Glover
Categories News magazine
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 929,599 [1]
Publisher Linda Johnson Rice
First issue November 1951
Company Johnson Publishing Company
Country  United States
Based in Chicago, Illinois
Language English
Website www.ebonyJET.com
ISSN 0021-5996

JET is an American weekly marketed toward African American readers, founded in 1951 by John H. Johnson of Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois.[2] Initially billed as "The Weekly Negro News Magazine", Jet is notable for its role in chronicling the early days of the American Civil Rights movement from its earliest years including coverage of the Emmett Till murder, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Still published in small digest sized format, the magazine printed in all or mostly black and white until its 27 December 1999 issue. In 2009, Jet's publishing format was changed; it is now published every week, but a double issue is published at the end of each month.

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Founder

The magazine was founded by John H. Johnson in 1951.

Inside the magazine

Jet magazine contains information on various topics. Some of these topics include fashion and beauty tips, entertainment news, dating advice, political coverage, health tips and diet guides. Jet magazine also covers events such as fashion shows.The publishing displays the picture in the magazines too.The big picture on the cover of the magazines usually tells what the main focus of the main story is.The main topics could include a celebrity's wedding or celebrating a special holiday.These holidays could be mother's day or father's day or just giving the cover to black women or black men. Many of them are given the cover to show the African American community that if they want to rich a goal that they have to be willing to work for it.It also gives young female adults inner confidence and strength because the women on the magazine are strong and successful without the help of a man.They were proving that they could do it all on their own.

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