John H. Johnson

EBONY Magazine Covers Annivesary Feature

Celebrating EBONY Magazine, Which Turns 75 in 2020: Then and Now

Today marks EBONY magazine’s 74th anniversary. In celebration, we are reposting this exclusive November 2016 article that showcases our cover subjects through the years.

How a Couture Pioneer Changed Fashion

In this installment of our monthlong recognition of September’s designation as Fashion Month, we pay homage to Mrs. Eunice Johnson, director and founder of what became the “world’s largest traveling fashion show,” the Ebony Fashion Fair, with this article from May 2012.

JPC Honored with ADCOLOR’s Lifetime Achievement Award

It was a celebration of firsts at this year’s ADCOLOR conference and Johnson Publishing Company…

Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

Entrepreneurship has been threaded in the fabric of the Black community for years.  Our creative…

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Johnson Publishing Building in Chicago Up for Landmark Designation

The former headquarters of Johnson Publishing Co., where founder John H. Johnson produced EBONY, JET…


Historic Johnson Publishing Building Being Considered for Chicago Landmark Status

The former Johnson Publishing Co. building, an 11-story tower that was an icon in architecture,…

Harvard Business School Shines A Spotlight On EBONY’s Black History Legacy

When John H. Johnson founded EBONY in 1945, he didn’t just create a magazine. He created…

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Happy Birthday! 5 Things You Didn’t Know About John H. Johnson

EBONY celebrates the iconic John H. Johnson with a few fun facts that you may not know!

JET: This is Our Story

JET Magazine’s Story

In its final print issue, JET Magazine reflects on its beginning.  John h. Johnson had…