Black History

Happy Birthday Langston Hughes  Born James Mercer  Langston Hughes (1902- 1967)   Poet, writer, playwright. Born February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri. After publishing his first poem, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” (1921), he attended Columbia University (1921), but left after one year to work on a freighter, travelling to Africa, living in Paris and […]

An era came to an end on Sunday, when Eunice Johnson, widow of Ebony Magazine Founder John Johnson, died at the age of 93. Mrs. Johnson not only chose the name for Ebony Magazine, but she also ran the Ebony Fashion Fair, one of the most respected fashion shows in the world. Ebony Magazine was […]