HU Welcomes Essence Magazine's Co-Founder Edward LewisHampton, Va.-- The Hampton University Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications welcomes co-founder of Essence Magazine, Edward Lewis, during the live taping of The Caldwell Cafe on Wednesday, November 5 at 6:00pm in the Scripps Howard television studio on campus. The live taping with guest Bernard Shaw, national news anchor, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 13 at 6:15pm in the same location. During Lewis' 35 years as chariman, CEO, and publisher, he nurtured Essence into a media powerhouse, addressing the needs of Black women. He also radically changed the perception of Madison Avenue regarding Black women and awakened corporate America to their achievements and massive multi-billion dollar purchasing power. Lewis, who also co-founded Latina Magazine, is a major supporter of civic responsibility and political activism as well. in 1997, he became the first African-American Chairman of the Magazine Publishers of America. Shaw has a career spanning over 40 …
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