Henry Ford and George Washington Carver
Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie
Zora Neale Hurston and friends in New York City.
Charles Sims of the Deacons for Defense and Justice in Bogalusa stands defiantly on courthouse steps holding Klan hoods.
Kenya Moore winning the Miss USA title in 1993.
Willie Lee McCovey, nicknamed "Mac", "Big Mac", and "Stretch"
Diddy, Mary J. Blige, and her sister LaTonya Blige, 1995
Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali at Joe Frazier's Celebrity Drive
Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant at the NBA All Star Game, 1998
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The First EBONY Magazine, November 1, 1945
Nigerian hip-hop group Olu Maintain and Colin Powell Rapping at Africa Rising Festival, 2008.
Sammy Davis Jr. and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Richard Wright at his 175 Carlton Avenue apartment in Fort Greene in Brooklyn, NY.
Jordan Davis' parents went to DC to speak at a gun control hearing. They brought a copy of JET. Mr. Davis said that Nancy Pelosi teared up when she saw the photos in the cover story.
The King of Pop and Queen of Talk
Leontyne Price was one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera.
Painter Palmer Hayden
Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, and Richard Pryor
Poet Ishmael Reed
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
Abolitionist, poet and author Frances Ellen Watkins
Malcolm X journeys to Ibadan, Nigeria in 1964
Ruby Bridges is escorted to William Frantz Elementary by US Deputy Marshals in November 1960.
Diana Ross tends to a young Tracee Ellis Ross and Rhonda Ross Kendrick in 1978.
Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughn, Peggy Lee and Roberta Flack honor Duke Ellington in 1973.
Ralph Bunche meets with Kwame Nkrumah, Prime Minister of Ghana in 1958.
Muhammad Ali during a weigh-in for the Frazier v. Ali fight in 1971.
Nelson Mandela speaks to Walter Sisulu in prison in 1966.
Marian Anderson sings at 1939 premiere of film, "Young Mr. Lincoln."
March for voting rights in Selma, 1965.
Guion Bluford aboard the Challenger in 1983.
Former slaves reunite in Washington, DC in 1916.