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Former NBA Star Junior Bridgeman Purchases EBONY Magazine

The legendary EBONY magazine is being revived. Former NBA star Junior Bridgeman reportedly has anted-up $14 million for the famed Black media publication. The magazine, which was founded by John H. Johnson in 1945, was forced into bankruptcy earlier this year after an attempt to revive EBONY failed. EBONY sold its photo archive for $30 million last year, and Willard Jackson briefly took over as CEO but left the company soon after.
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Former NBA Player Junior Bridgeman Wins Bid To Buy Ebony Magazine

Former NBA baller Ulysses Lee “Junior” Bridgeman may be most known for his time as an NBA player in the 70s and 80s with the Milwaukee Bucks. He had a solid 12-year career in the league playing most of it in “Cream City”, where they retired his No. 2 jersey in 1988.
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Former NBA player Junior Bridgeman purchases ‘Ebony’ magazine for $14M

Retired NBA player turned successful entrepreneur Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman purchased Ebony magazine and its sister publication Jet in US Bankruptcy Court this week, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. Bridgeman, 67, who purchased Ebony and Jet through his Louisville, Ky.-based Bridgeman Sports and Media company, said he was...
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Former UofL, NBA star Junior Bridgeman set to buy Ebony Media for $14 million

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Junior Bridgeman Media has its sights set on the recently-bankrupt Ebony Media Operations LLC, the parent company of Ebony Magazine. Started by Former University of Louisville and NBA basketball player Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman, Junior Bridgeman Media is set to acquire Ebony Media for $14 million, per a report by the Wall Street Journal.
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Former NBA player Junior Bridgeman buys ‘Ebony’ magazine for $14M

It looks like Ebony magazine has a new shot at life. Retired NBA player turned successful entrepreneur Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman purchased the magazine in US Bankruptcy Court this week, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. Once a pillar of Black business, founded by John H. Johnson in 1945,...
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Former Bucks star Junior Bridgeman to buy bankrupt Ebony for $14M

Former Milwaukee Bucks star Junior Bridgeman has emerged as the likely next owner of legacy Black media company Ebony, after bidding $14 million for it in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Bridgeman Sports and Media, a company owned by the retired Milwaukee Bucks forward, was announced as the successful bidder for Ebony...