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Indigo Magazine, launched in late 2002, quarterly publication targeting affluent black professionals puts out a bold look and dynamic magazine format for its Spring Issue with Heather Headley on its cover.

(March 3, 2003 - New York, NY) Indigo Magazine, launched in late 2002, a quarterly publication targeting affluent black professionals and professionals of color releases its first full issue today in New York, just in time for Black History Month. With its unusual size, a 7" wide and 8-1/2" high glossy format, the magazine selected New York’s and Broadway’s Heather Headley for its cover. The cover speaks to the exceptional branding that Indigo intends to convey about its style and take on New York.

After a successful launch in December, "The magazine has been well received in New York and we have garnered subscribers as far away as Atlanta. Readers are excited about our focus on New York’s black culture and lifestyle. Our name and unique "blad" size is getting rave comments." comments Atim Annette Oton, the Nigerian-American editor of the magazine. She continues, "I am excited about this issue. It has been well-crafted to our vision from design to content. We are establishing ourselves as a sophisticated, unusual brand that covers the diversity and dynamism of black New York."

Intended to reach 10,000 readers in the New York City area, Indigo Magazine’s Spring issue Business Intersections profiles the creative work and approaches of Mishka Brown and Bill Mack at Aerolith, a film production company and fledging Dotcom. Places features two latin restaurants with style - Nasciemento and Jimmy’s Downtown; and HomeStyle examines The Brownstone in Harlem. This issue also explores the Black Fine Art Show in New York and goes upstate New York with historian A.J. Williams-Myers to introduce one of black America's heritage event, the Pinkster Festival. We review the music of Heather Headley and showcases a variety of strong New York black cultural content that caters to upscale black professionals who live in the suburbs and surrounding areas.


As New York’s Black Cultural Passport, Indigo magazine offers five full-length features: People, Places, HomeStyle, Events and Things as well as a variety of departments: Fashion, ArtSense, Collections, Heritage, Technology, Travel, Books and Film. Indigo addresses emerging needs among today's affluent blacks by providing unique lifestyle content that is engaging, in-depth and timely.


Indigo Magazine is in distribution at limited locations in New York and can also be found at the website, http://www.indigomagazine.com. Subscriptions can be made online, via postal mail or through magazine subscription cards. The magazine is also distributed in two formats - as a print copy and as a PDF copy online. The print version is $12 for a subscription while the online version is $6.


Philosophy and Context, the Summer Issue delves into the politics and work of New York's illustrator and Brooklyn resident, True. We head to Los Angeles to talk with actor Obba Babatunde, a former New Yorker and return to explore the Museum of African Art’s temporary home in Long Island City in Queens, and engage in dialogues with New Jersey’s Tisha Carter before returning to Brooklyn to sit with Michele Washington as she creates mausam products. This issue is due out in May 2003.


Indigo is published by New York-based A2EO Media, Inc. (A2EO). The company specializes in idea, editorial and cultural content, content development, strategic planning and implementation on publishing projects with multimedia technologies. The company has participated in some outstanding projects such as the African Burial Ground Interpretive Center and the Underground Rail Road Experience.

A cover image of the magazine and a photography of the editor are attached.

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