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Empire: The House That John H. Johnson Built by Dr. Margena A. Christian – Virtual Event ( 7 PM EST)

February 10

Uncover the history behind EBONY and JET magazine’s media mogul John H. Johnson in a virtual book talk with former Senior Editor, Dr. Margena A. Christian. Through extensive archival research,  Dr. Christian,  who has a personal decade-long employee relationship under the direct tutelage of Johnson, constructs the complex story of what made the founder of these magazines become one of history’s greatest publishers and businessmen.    Dr. Margena A. Christian is a former Senior Editor and Senior Writer with the pioneering African-American monthly EBONY magazine. She is the only editor in the history of Johnson Publishing Company (JPC) to have written for EBONY, JET, EBONY Man, EBONY South Africa, EBONY Fashion Fair and EBONY.com.

To RSVP Click Here. To obtain a Goto Webinar link to access this  virtual program Click HereAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email to your inbox or spam folder containing information about joining the webinar. This scheduled event at 7:00 PM EST.  Please contact terry.taylor@lewismuseum if you have any questions.




Presented in conjunction with Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. 

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. was developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and made possible through the generous support of the Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services.



February 10