Film: "Ebony Presents the John H. Johnson Interview"

In this film, John Johnson, founder of the Johnson Publishing Company, describes how with tenacity, persistence, belief, and a sense of humor in the face of numerous obstacles, he successfully built the Ebony and Jet magazine brands. (Bennet, L., & Rice, L. J., 2007, 94 minutes.)

This program relates to the exhibition Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair. It is part of the museum's weekly Textiles at Twelve series, which explores the textile arts and global cultures through films, lectures, gallery talks, and more. Free, no reservations required.