Below new possession, ‘Ebony’ journal bets on boosting Black enterprise : NPR


Ebony Magazine

Ebony journal has proven the glamour and grit of Black life since Nov. 1, 1945, when Black entrepreneur John Johnson revealed the primary difficulty. He supposed it to be a Black model of Henry Luce’s Life journal.

Ebony‘s tales and shiny pictures of Black politicians, athletes, protesters, artists, fashions and school college students have fed the souls of Black folks for generations.

However lately the journal confronted the identical challenges as many different conventional print publications. Now, because it turns 76, the publication is rebooting and hoping for a revival with a brand new method.

John Johnson’s firm,

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