Black History Month: 2014 Black Icons

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Eunice Johnson

The publishing magnate and founder of Ebony was the force behind some of the most influential Black media of the 20th century. Johnson also brought haute couture to Black communities through her Ebony Fashion Fair, which ran until 2009 and also raised millions for charity.

(Photo: Abel Uribe/ Chicago Tribune/Landov)

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