15 Ebony Magazine Covers That Will Transport You To Simpler Times
A view of pop-culture history through the eyes of black America.
November 1947: Introducing the iconic and multifaceted Lena Horne.
July 1949: Billie Holiday declares she is rehabilitated.
June 1962: An intimate look at Dorothy Dandridge prior to her death.
November 1962: Remembering Booker T. Washington and praising Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
June 1965: The Supremes at the height of their career.
January 1967: Nichelle Nichols paved the way for black women in television.
May 1971: Tina and Ike Turner.
November 1974: Marvin Gaye makes a comeback.
December 1983: Vanessa Williams, the first black Miss America.
May 1984: Michael Jackson on top of the world.
February 1986: The Cosby Show changes the face of the American parent.
March 1987: Oprah Winfrey secures her spot in talk show history.
May 1991: Whitney Houston on the rise.
November 1991: Michael Jordan's first retirement.
May 1999: Lauryn Hill becomes a superstar.
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