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R.I.P. Elizabeth Catlett

by Margena A. Christian

The Johnson Publishing family extends its condolences to the family of renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, 96, who died on April… Read More

John H. Johnson Immortalized on Forever Stamp

John H. Johnson Immortalized on Forever Stamp

by Margena A. Christian

As one who was always thrilled upon learning that a prominent African-American was to be commemorated on a stamp, John H. Johnson made certain that… Read More

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Salutes Eunice W. Johnson

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Salutes Eunice W. Johnson

by Harriette Cole

People are still learning about the passing of Eunice W. Johnson, the co-founder of Johnson Publishing Company, creator of the Ebony Fashion Fair… Read More

Blowing Lena’s Horne

Blowing Lena’s Horne

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At 16, her mother put Lena into the chorus line of Harlem’s famed Cotton Club. There she earned $25 a week. By 1940, she was hired by Charley… Read More

John H. Johnson

John H. Johnson

by Margena A. Christian

He dreamed the impossible dream, not only for himself, but for his race. When other publications refused to share African-American stories… Read More

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