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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

3 comments:

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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