Eunice W. Johnson

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Birthday
4, 1916
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jan 3, 2010 (93)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1916
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Jan 3, 2010 (93)

About

Wife of magazine publisher John H. Johnson who brought high fashion to African Americans.

Before Fame

She grew up in Selma, Alabama, the front line of the Civil Rights Movement.

Trivia

She founded Ebony magazine, which she envisioned as the Life magazine for black people.

Family Life

She met her future husband while in graduate school in Chicago.

Associated With

She paved the way for such African-American fashion models as Tyra Banks .