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January 4, 2010

R.I.P Eunice Walker Johnson

Eunice pictured above with the late Yves Saint Laurent

Eunice Johnson — founder of the Ebony Fashion Fair, the traveling fashion show that showcased African-American beauty and design and raised tens of millions of dollars for charity — has died.

Mrs. Johnson, who died Sunday, was the widow of Ebony magazine publisher John H. Johnson, whose publishing empire linked African Americans across the nation. source


Anonymous said...

May she rest in peace.

Chic Chocolate said...

God Bless Her Spirit. I went to many Ebony Fashion Fair Fashion Shows over the years and had the most fun!! She will be remembered as a definite trendsetter.

Fly Girl said...

Eunice was a very savvy woman, i talked to her several times when I was a Fashion writer. I hope that her daughter continues her legacy.


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