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INDEPENDENT, > 51% BLACK OWNED MEDIA COMPANIES
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4 categories: Digital, Print, Podcast, TV & Film Production
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360 MAGAZINE Print, Digitalhttps://the360mag.com Vaughn Lowery Vaughn Lowery Krishan Narsinghani 2009
Pop Culture, Design, Auto, Travel
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Afro NewsPrint, Digitalhttps://afro.comJohn Henry Murphy SrJohn J. Oliver, Jr.Benjamin Murphy Phillips IV (President)1892News
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All Hip HopDigitalhttps://allhiphop.comGrouchy Greg Watkins and Chuck “Jigsaw” CreekmurChuck Creekmur (AHH Holdings, LLC)1998Entertainment
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Allen Media GroupDigital, TV, Filmhttps://entertainmentstudios.com/Byron AllenByron Allen1993News, Entertainment
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A.R.T.S.Y Magazine Print, Digitalhttp://artsymagazine.comSeanella Abraham Seanella Abraham 2014Lifestyle
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Atlanta Black StarDigital
https://atlantablackstar.com/
Neil "Jelani" Nelson, Tracy Dornelly, and Andre Moore
Neil "Jelani" NelsonTracy Dornelly2012Lifestyle, Entertainment
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Atlanta Daily World Print, Digitalhttps://atlantadailyworld.com/William Alexander Scott IIHiram Jackson (Real Times Media LLC)1928News
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Atlanta Tribune: The MagazinePrint, Digitalhttps://atlantatribune.com/Pat Lottier Hiram Jackson (Real Times Media LLC)1987News
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Atlanta VoicePrinthttps://www.theatlantavoice.com/Ed Clayton, J. Lowell Ware Janis Ware (Publisher)Marshall A. Latimore1966News
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Because of Them We Can Digitalhttp://becauseofthem.com/Eunique Jones Gibson Eunique Jones Gibson Eunique Jones Gibson 2013Lifestyle, business
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Beheard TalkPodcasthttps://beheardtalk.com/Selena HillSelena Hill2012News
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BLAC® MagazineDigitalhttps://www.blac.media/Billy Strawter Jr.Paris Giles1999Lifestyle
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Black BusinessDigital
https://www.blackbusiness.com/
Dante LeeResource, News
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Black Business JournalDigitalhttps://blackbusinessjournal.com/Anita C RobertsAnita C RobertsAnita C Roberts2017Business, News
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Black Enterprise MagazinePrint, Digitalhttps://www.blackenterprise.com/Earl Gilbert Graves Sr.Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.Alisa Gumbs1970Business
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Black Health MattersDigitalhttps://blackhealthmatters.comRoslyn Young-DanielsRoslyn Young-DanielsKendra Lee2012Health
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Black Love, Inc.Digital, Productionhttps://blacklove.com/Codie Elaine Oliver, Tommy OliverCodie Elaine OliverCodie Elaine Oliver2017Lifestyle
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Black News ChannelDigital, Broadcasthttps://blacknewschannel.com/J.C. Watts, Jr2020News
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BLEU MagazinePrint, Digital
https://www.bleumag.com/
Devon Christopher JohnsonDevon Johnson2005Entertainment
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BOMBSHELL by BLEUDigital
https://bombshellbybleu.com/
Devon Christopher JohnsonEbony Allison2014Lifestyle, news, culture
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Bronzeville Life MagazinePrint, Digitalhttps://bronzevillelife.comMyiti Sengstacke-Rice Myiti Sengstacke-Rice Mary L. Datcher2018Lifestyle
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Cafe Mocha RadioRadio
https://cafemocharadio.com/
Sheila EldridgeSheila Eldridge (Miles Ahead Broadcasting)2009Lifestyle
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Chicago DefenderDigital
https://chicagodefender.com/
Robert S. Abbott Hiram Jackson (Real Times Media LLC)1905News
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Cool America MagazinePrint, Digitalhttps://coolamericamag.comVaughn StewartVaughn Stewart
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Coronavirus News for Black FolksDigital, Newsletterhttp://www.coronavirusnewsforblackfolks.comPatrice PeckPatrice PeckPatrice Peck2020News
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CRWN MagazinePrinthttps://www.crwnmag.com/Lindsey Day, Nkrumah FarrarLindsey Day2015Lifestyle
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Cuisine Noir MagazineDigitalhttps://www.cuisinenoirmag.com/Richard Pannell V. Sheree Williams V. Sheree Williams2007Food, Travel
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CultureBanxDigitalhttps://www.culturebanx.com/Kori HaleKori Hale2018Business
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Def PenDigitalhttps://www.defpen.comJared BrownJared BrownRyan ShepardLifestyle
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Ebony MagazineDigitalhttps://www.ebony.com/John H. JohnsonUlysses “Junior” Bridgeman (Owner) Michele Ghee (CEO)1945Lifestyle
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ESSENCE CommunicationsPrint, Digitalhttps://www.essence.com/Edward Lewis, Clarence O. Smith, Cecil Hollingsworth & Jonathan BlountCaroline Wanga1968Lifestyle
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Everyday Birth MagazinePrint, Digitalhttps://www.everydaybirth.com/aboutCheyenne VarnerPorsha Eden (Associate Editor)2018Lifestyle
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EveryStylishGirlDigitalhttps://www.everystylishgirl.com/Nana AgyemangNana AgyemangAniyah Morinia2016Lifestyle
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Glitter MagazinePrint, Digitalhttps://glittermagrocks.com/connect/Nikki FowlerNikki FowlerNikki Fowler2006Lifestyle, Teen
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Hannah MagazinePrint, Digitalhttp://hannahmag.com/Qimmah Saafir Qimmah Saafir 2015Lifestyle
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Harlem World MagazineDigitalhttps://www.harlemworldmagazine.comDanny TisdaleDanny TisdaleEartha-Watts-Hicks2003News, Local, Lifestyle
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Her AgendaDigitalhttps://heragenda.com/Rhonesha ByngRhonesha ByngIjeoma Nwatu (managing editor)2008News, Career, Business, Lifestyle
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Houston Forward TimesPrint, Digitalhttps://forwardtimes.comJulius P. CarterKaren Carter Richards1960News, Local
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Houston Style MagazineDigital, Printhttp://stylemagazine.com/Francis Page, Jr.1989News. Local
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KJLH RadioRadiohttps://kjlhradio.comStevie Wonder (Taxi Productions Inc.)Karen E Slade (VP/GM Taxi Productions)1965News & Entertainment
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kweliTVVideo Streaminghttps://www.kweli.tvDeShuna SpencerDeShuna Spencer2015Video Streaming
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Los Angeles SentinelPrint, Newspaperhttps://lasentinel.net/aboutCol Leon H. WashingtonDanny J Bakewell1933News
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MadameNoireDigitalhttps://madamenoire.com/Moguldom Media Group Urban OneBrande Victorian2010Lifestyle
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Marcom WeeklyDigitalhttps://marcomweekly.com/Kyle RosenbaumKyle RosenbaumKyle Rosenbaum2020Business
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mater meaDigital
https://www.matermea.com/
Tomi AkitundeTomi AkitundeTomi Akitunde2012Lifestyle
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MBE MagazinePrinthttps://mbemag.com/Tanya Isley (Publisher)1984Business
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MEFeater MagazineDigital
https://www.mefeater.com/
Gabrielle AmaniGabrielle Amani2012Entertainment, Lifestyle
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Michigan ChroicleDigital, Print
https://michiganchronicle.com/
John H. Sengstacke
Hiram Jackson (Real Times Media LLC)
AJ Williams1936News, Local
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Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Print
https://spokesman-recorder.com/
Mr Cecil E. NewmanTracey Williams-DillardMel Reeves1934
News, Business, Local
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Mocha HealthDigital
http://www.mochahealth.com
Valerie RobinsonValerie RobinsonValerie Robinson2014Lifestyle, Health and wellness
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Munaluchi BridePrint, Digitalhttps://www.munaluchibridal.comJacqueline Nwobu and Chike NwobuJacqueline Nwobu (CEO) and Chike Nwobu (President)2010Lifestyle
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NDINIPodcasthttps://ndini.comSandra ChumaSandra Chuma
Career and lifestyle
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New Journal And GuidePrinthttp://thenewjournalandguide.com/Supreme Lodge Knights of GideonBrenda H. AndrewsBrenda H. Andrews1900News
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New Pittsburgh CourierPrint, Digitalhttps://newpittsburghcourier.com/Edwin HarlestonHiram Jackson (Real Times Media LLC)Rod Doss1907News, Local
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New York Amsterdam NewsPrinthttp://www.amsterdamnews.com James H. Anderson Elinor Tatum Elinor Tatum 1909News
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Official Black WallstreetDigitalhttps://officialblackwallstreet.com/news/Mandy BowmanMandy BowmanJouviane Alexandre2016Business
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OkayPlayerDigitalhttps://www.okayplayer.com/ Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Angela “Stress” Nissel Rachel Hislop
VP of Content/Editor in Chief, OkayMedia
1999Music, Entertainment
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Parle Magazine Digitalhttps://www.parlemag.com/Kevin BenoitKevin BenoitKevin Benoit2004Entertainment
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PREME Magazine Digitalhttps://www.preme.xyz/Anthony Thompson Anthony Thompson Anthony Thompson 2018Entertainment
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PushBlackDigitalhttps://www.pushblack.us/about-usDarrell ScottJay Andrew2015News, Politics
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Real Black NewsPodcast
https://realblacknewsonline.com/
Raqiyah MaysNews
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REVOLTTV/Broadcast, Digitalhttps://www.revolt.tv/Sean CombsHead of Finance Colin McIntosh and Head of Content Detavio Samuels 2013Entertainment, Lifestyle
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Richmond Free PressPrint, Digitalhttp://richmondfreepress.comRaymond H. BooneJean Patterson Boone1992News
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Rolling OutPrint, Digitalhttps://www.rollingout.comMunson SteedMunson SteedMunson Steed 2012Entertainment
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Seattle MediumPrint, Digitalhttps://seattlemedium.com/Chris Bennett Chris Bennett 1970
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SesiPrint, Digitalhttps://sesimag.com/Andréa Butler Andréa Butler Andréa Butler 2012
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SHEEN MagazinePrint, Digitalhttp://www.sheenmagazine.com/Kim ChapmanKristyn Harris2006Beauty, Lifestyle
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SnobetteDigitalhttps://snobette.com/Co-founders Samia Grand-Pierre & Lois Sakany2012Fashion, Sneakers, Music, Art
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SOHH.comDigitalhttps://www.sohh.com/Felicia Palmer and Steven Samuel4CONTROL Media, Inc.1996Entertainment
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Soledad O'Brien ProductionsMedia Productionhttps://soledadobrienproductions.com/Soledad O'BrienSoledad O'Brien2013Media Production
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Substantial MediaDigitalhttps://substantialmagazine.com/Greg HedgepethGreg HedgepethEvelyne Del2012News, Business
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Successful Black ParentingDigitalhttps://successfulblackparenting.com/Janice Robinson-Celeste and Marta SanchezJanice Robinson-Celeste1993Lifestyle, Parenting
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SWGRUSDigitalhttps://swaggerareus.comTerrell JohnsonTerrell JohnsonTerrell Johnson2009Entertainment
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Texas Metro NewsPrinthttps://texasmetronews.com/Cheryl SmithNews
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The Cleveland ObserverPrint, Digitalhttps://www.theclevelandobserver.com/Ronald CalhounRonald CalhounDevon Jones2018Local, News
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The GrioDigitalhttps://thegrio.com/David A. Wilson, Daniel Woolsey, Barion L. GrantByron AllenGerren Keith Gaynor2009News
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The KnockturnalDigitalhttps://theknockturnal.com/OJ WilliamsOJ WilliamsOJ Williams2015Entertainment
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The Miami TimesPrint, Digitalhttps://www.miamitimesonline.comHenry Ethelbert Sigismund ReevesGarth Basil Reeves, III1923News, Local
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The Network JournalPrint, Digitalhttps://tnj.com/Aziz Gueye AdetimirinRosalind McLymont (Executive Editor)1993Business
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The New York BeaconPrint, Digitalnewyorkbeacon.com William E. Underwood (later purchased by Walter “Ball” Smith Jr.)1976Local, News
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The New York Carib NewsPrint, Digitalhttps://www.nycaribnews.comKarl RodneyFaye A. Rodney, President, and Karl B. Rodney, Publisher/CEO1981News, Local
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The Philadelphia ObserverPrint, Digitalphiladelphiaobserver.comWalter “Ball” Smith Jr.1979News. Local
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The Philadelphia TribunePrint, Digitalhttps://www.phillytrib.comChristopher James Perry, Sr.Robert W. Bogle1884News
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The PlugDigitalhttps://tpinsights.com/Sherrell DorseySherrell Dorsey2016Business
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The Positive CommunityDigital, Printhttps://thepositivecommunity.comAdrian Council and Jean Nash WellsAdrian CouncilJean Nash Wells2000Lifestyle
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The Sacramento ObserverPrinthttp://sacobserver.com/Dr. William H. LeeLarry LeeLarry Lee1962News
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The Shadow LeagueDigitalhttp://www.theshadowleague.comKeith ClinkscalesKeith ClinkscalesJR Gamble2012Entertainment, Sports, Race, Culture
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The SourcePrint, Digitalhttps://thesource.com/David MaysL. Londell McMillanL. Londell McMillan1988Entertainment
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The TRiiBEDigitalhttps://thetriibe.com/Morgan Elise Johnson, Tiffany WaldenMorgan Elise Johnson (Creative Director)Tiffany Walden2017Local news
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The Wellness FeedDigitalhttps://thewellnessfeed.com/Lindsay ChristineeLindsay ChristineeRebecca Lane2019Lifestyle
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Uncorked and CulturedDigitalhttps://uncorkedandcultured.com/Angela McCraeAngela McCrae2020Lifestyle
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Upscale MagazinePrint, Digitalhttp://upscalemagazine.com/Bernard BronnerBernard Bronner
1985Lifestyle