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|Editor-In-Chief/Publisher||Cynthia M. Horner|
|Categories||African American pop culture, music|
|Company||Right On! Media Holdings, LLC.|
Right On! is an American teen magazine first published by the Laufer Company in 1971. It continued publishing on a regular basis until 2014 and focused on African-American celebrities. The magazine was acquired by Right On! Media Holdings, LLC in 2016 and now concentrates on its digital platform, www.rightondigital.com and publishes select print titles.
History and profile
The magazine's title was derived from the expression of positivity and featured exclusive coverage of The Jackson 5.. Like Tiger Beat did with White American and Hispanic celebrities, Right On! covered everything and everyone African-American and involved in the entertainment business. It also offered readers a close-up look into the lives of such celebrities as the Soul Train Gang, The Sylvers, Black Ivory and many more.
During its early years, Right On! focused primarily on the lives and careers of The Jackson 5, featuring numerous interviews with each Jackson family member as well as Motown labelmates The Temptations and Diana Ross. In the 1980s Right On! was instrumental in the popularity of R&B teen group New Edition. [Cynthia Horner]] is among the former editors-in-chief of the magazine and now serves as its Publisher/CEO of its print titles and digital property. Right On! Digital. News about the acquisition has appeared on such sites as https://www.shondaland.com/live/a23696502/right-on-magazine/.
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