Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced that Johnson Publishing Co.’s former headquarters may be designated as a landmark.


The late John H. Johnson was the founder of the Johnson Publishing Company, the largest Black-owned firm of its kind in the United States. Johnson, who dabbled in other ventures beyond publications, is also the first African-American to land on the Forbes 400 list. John Harold Johnson was born in rural Arkansas City, Ark. on January […]

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Rogers explained the sale was "extremely important" and allowed the storied publications "to continue to grow," as well as make them "viable moving forward in the future."

Due to the recent killings at the hands of police most recently with Michael Brown, in Ferguson Missouri, and the chokehold death of Eric Garner, in New York many American around the country are asking the question does race really matter. Well what do you think? In the December issue of Ebony magazine, the publication […]

Eunice W. Johnson, the wife of late Johnson Publishing founder John H. Johnson and creator of the annual Ebony Fashion Fair traveling fashion show, died on January 3. She was 93 years old.

Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony Magazine founder John H. Johnson and an icon in the world of fashion, has died, according to a published report.