From the web: “The World-Class Photography of Ebony and Jet Is Priceless History. It’s Still Up for Sale. : Perspectives on History : AHA”

Chicago publishing magnate John H. Johnson wrote in his autobiography, “I wasn’t trying to make history—I was trying to make money.” But as a Black entrepreneur who launched two of the 20th century’s most important magazines, Ebony and Jet, he did both.

from Pocket