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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

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Edited by Joy L. Bivins & Rosemary K. Adams

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair tells the story of the country’s most popular traveling fashion show and the inspirational woman behind it, Eunice Johnson. Three provocative essays and more than 60 full-color images weave the Fashion Fair’s tale of vision, innovation, & power that has inspired African American women for decades.

Eunice Johnson, longtime director/producer of Ebony Fashion Fair, had a remarkable flair for fashion.  Her hard-won influence with designers around the world conveyed style to audience in big cities & small towns alike and brought the civil rights struggle to the runway.  At a time when African American were largely excluded from mainstream fashion, the show, along with Ebony magazine, proved that black was indeed beautiful.

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