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Is Barack Obama saving publishing?

Barack Obama's face is selling books and magazines, but can he save the publishing industry? Takeaway contributor and ESSENCE Senior Editor Patrik Henry Bass explains the effect of the popular president on the publishing sector.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Cosby Show, 25 Years Later

This week marks 25 years since 'The Cosby Show' first hit the airwaves. The show documented the family life of the Huxtables, an upper-middle-class black family living in Brooklyn. The show revolutionized television's portrayal of black families.