Hundreds of families and loved ones across the country are gathering this Thanksgiving weekend to launch a new family tradition -- the #BlackFamily5K.
Instead of shopping and overspending, GirlTrek, the largest national public health nonprofit and movement for Black women and girls, is encouraging families to invest their time improving their collective health by getting out in nature and getting healthy together.
“Nobody does tradition better than Black folks. We jump the broom. We sing Stevie’s version of ‘Happy Birthday.’ We drape Kente cloth over our graduation robes. We cook black-eyed peas on New Year and play spades at every birthday party. On Thanksgiving, we pull out grandma’s sweet potato pie rec
Sony has finished up its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing. The news was discovered in a filing with the SEC Wednesday. The merger is expected to give Sony nearly $1.3 billion in revenue.
News of the deal comes about three weeks after the EU Commission gave the deal regulatory approval.
However, back in 2012, Sony and other investors acquired EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion dollars. To finish the outright ownership deal that was valued at $4.75 billion dollars, Sony paid about $2.3 billion to buy out the other investor groups.
To get the deal done, Sony paid $287.5 million to the Jackson estate for its nearly 10 percent share. Sony also agreed to assume $1.359 billion in debt. According to the SEC filing,