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Goodbye to Jet Magazine: Last issue released in June

Goodbye to Jet Magazine: Last issue released in June By Andrew Scot Bolsinger      The final issue of a pioneer magazine that focused on its core audience of Blacks in America and expanded into the mainstream marketplace released its final print magazine on June 9.     JET Magazine will revert to an entirely online presence following its final issue as it transitions to an all-digital format. The front of i ...

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First Black Woman To Win Olympic Gold Dies In Ga.

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, Alice Coachman Davis, died early Monday in south Georgia. She was 90. Davis’ death was confirmed by her daughter, Evelyn Jones. Davis won Olympic gold in the high jump at the 1948 games in London with an American and Olympic record of 1.68 meters (5.51 feet), according to USA Track and Field, the American governing body of the sport. Dav ...

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