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29 February 2024

Magic Johnson to buy publisher

Earvin Magic Johnson (SUPPLIED)

By Staff Writer

Retired NBA star Earvin Magic Johnson is in talks to purchase Johnson Publishing, home to Ebony and Jet magazines and an archive of iconic photographs documenting US black life for more than half a century.

His company has partnerships with Starbucks Corp, 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide Inc and TGIF.