Ebony

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EBONY is the flagship magazine of Johnson Publishing. Founded in 1945 by John H. Johnson, it still maintains the highest global circulation of any African American-focused magazine.
  

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Contents

Speaking of people
6
Black public officers, Blacks
Bicentennial: 200 years of black trials and triumphs
6
Blacks (History), Slavery, United States (History, Blacks, Revolution, 1775-1783)
Washington notebook
22
Blacks (Employment)
Ebony book shelf
24
Blacks (History, Bibliography)
Should blacks celebrate the Bicentennial?
35
Joseph H. Jackson (American clergyman.); 1900-1990, Vernon Jordan (American civil rights leader and lawyer.); 1935-, Lerone Bennett (American magazine editor and historian.); 1928-
200 years of black religion
84
Black churches, Blacks (Religious life)
Foundation: a black working class
90
Blacks (Employment)
Black politics: an unfulfilled promise
96
Blacks (Political activities)
Culture
105
Arts, Black, Blacks (Culture)
Black businesses; they began before the Revolution
116
Black businessmen

Should blacks celebrate the Bicentennial?
35
A resounding yes!
Should blacks celebrate the Bicentennial?
37
A qualified maybe
Should blacks celebrate the Bicentennial?
38
An adamant no!
Group portrait: black America at the time of the Revolutionary war
44
United States (Armed Forces, Blacks, History)
Black press: voice of freedom
52
Black press
Dilemma of Thomas Jefferson
60
Sally Hemings (African American slave and alleged mistress of President Thomas Jefferson.); 1773-1835, Thomas Jefferson (American president.); 1743-1826, Slavery
Black athletes: pioneers and record holders
68
Black athletes
The women: black women in the U.S. during the past 200 years
76
Black women
Black humor
123
Black comedians
Ten most important blacks in American history
130
Black leadership
Time to release all shackles
136
United States. Declaration of Independence, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Martyrs for black freedom
138
Lynching, Black militants
Education of black Americans
143
Black colleges and universities (History), Blacks (Education, History), Discrimination in education
200 years of milady's fashions
148
Fashion (History)
200 years of makin' do
152
Cooking, Black

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