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Eunice Johnson

As the founder and creator of Ebony Fashion Fair, Eunice Johnson broke barriers for Blacks in the world of style and cosmetics in the 1950s. Her annual tour highlighted African-American models and designers. As the wife of John H. Johnson, founder of the iconic magazine, she served as an executive at Johnson Publishing Company. Eunice died at the age of 93 in her Chicago home on Jan. 3, 2010.

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