Johnson Publishing Company

The Getty Research Institute and the National Museum of African American History and Culture have acquired the Jet and Ebony photo archive.

The iconic Johnson Publishing Company headquarters in Chicago will be transformed into a residential building.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced that Johnson Publishing Co.’s former headquarters may be designated as a landmark.

In what many see as a heartbreaking development, Johnson Publishing Company, the esteemed African American owned publisher of Ebony, announced plans to sell its photo archive of five million photos, reports The Chicago Tribune. The iconic collection of photos spans 70 years of African-American history, culture and life, including a 1969 Pulitzer Prize winning photo of […]