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John H. Johnson, the man from Ebony

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Published by Garrett Educational Corp. in Ada, Okla .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Johnson, John H. 1918- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Johnson, John H. 1918-,
  • Ebony -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American periodicals -- Publishing -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Publishers and publishing.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

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About the Edition

A biography of the black entrepreneur whose publishing company began Negro Digest, Ebony, and Jet, and whose other involvements in radio and in cosmetics have made him one of the four hundred richest Americans.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementLucille Falkof.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesWizards of business
LC ClassificationsZ473.J75 F34 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 60 p. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1552816M
ISBN 101560740183
LC Control Number91032775

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. EBONY is the flagship magazine of Johnson Publishing. Founded in by John H. Johnson, it still maintains the highest global circulation of any African American-focused magazine. Jan 09,  · He dreamed the impossible dream, not only for himself, but for his race. When other publications refused to share African-American stories, John H. Johnson did it . 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 list. John Harold Johnson was born in r.

Aug 08,  · Johnson headed the most prosperous and powerful African American publishing company with such titles as Ebony, Jet, Ebony Man, EM, and Ebony Jr., as part of his journalistic successes. Johnson came from humble beginnings in Arkansas City, Arkansas, born to Leroy (killed in a sawmill accident when Johnson was eight years old) and Gertrude Burial: Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook . Oct 10,  · Branching Out Like many entrepreneurs, John H. Johnson built a multimillion-dollar empire by recognizing a demand and filling it. It was a strategy that would lead him to success not only in. Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market. It was founded by John H. Johnson in Chicago and has published continuously since the autumn of A digest-sized sister magazine, Jet, was founded by the Johnson Publishing Company in After 71 years, in June , Johnson Publishing sold the publications to private equity firm Clear View prideinpill.comries: Lifestyle magazine. Oct 14,  · Empire: The House That John H. Johnson Built (The Life & Legacy of Pioneering Publishing Magnate) [Margena A. Christian, Raymond A Thomas, Rev Jesse L Jackson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. African-American stories were overlooked by mainstream media until John H. Johnson showed the world the value of black life. In his magazines 5/5(6).