Hermene Hartman

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Hermene Hartman is one of the most significant and influential Black women in American publishing. She serves as President and CEO of the Chicago-based Hartman Publishing Group, Inc. Her weekly column, Publisher’s Page, provides social commentary on hot topics of the day. Her commentaries were heard on Her Clear Channel station, WVAZ daily for seven y ears. N'DIGO, was founded in 1989, as a weekly lifestyle publication for progressive readers. I From 2004 – 2007 Ms. Hartman served as president of the Alliance of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (ABLE), a business group, dedicated to entrepreneurial pursuits, with 70 members with collective revenues of nearly one billion dollars. She is the only woman to have served as President of the organization and the only President to have serve two terms. Prior to a publishing career, Hartman was Vice Chancellor of External Affairs at City Colleges of Chicago and a Social Science Professor. NDIGO is a lifestyle publication, online, based in Chicago. Today we cover cover pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment and political issues. We provide insight, commentary, and comment on current events with an African American perspective. NDIGO is a magapaper for the urbane. I write opinion columns. Visit us at

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