BISHOP T.D. JAKES RUNS AFOUL OF BLACK PRESS

MegaFest 2005 kicks off in Atlanta this week, but don’t look for ads in Atlanta’s black-owned newspapers. You won’t find any, which doesn’t make the black-owned newspapers happy:

“I’m not surprised at anyone who gives lip service to supporting the African- American press financially, it’s disheartening because the snub is coming from one of the most charismatic ministers to come along in my lifetime,” says Jim Washington, publisher of the Dallas Weekly and president of The Atlanta Voice.

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