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A  Look Back At 50 Years Of The Ebony Fashion Fair

A Look Back At 50 Years Of The Ebony Fashion Fair

In 1958, African-American women donned designer dresses and walked the runway for the first Ebony Fashion Fair. The charity fashion show was the brainchild of Ebony Magazine co-publisher Eunice Johnson and it showed African-American women as rich and successful. The fair ran for 50 years, and in that time it continued to be a space where African-American women could re-imagine their role in American society and reclaim their beauty.

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