From its launch in 1945, Ebony magazine was politically and socially influential. However, the magazine also played an important role in educating millions of African Americans about their past, becaming a key voice in the popular Black history revival that flourished after World War II.
This fresh and fascinating exploration of Ebony's political, social, and historical content illuminates the intellectual role of the iconic magazine and its contribution to African American scholarship.
Named as one of the "Best Black History Books of 2020" by Black Perspectives
Research Society for American Periodicals Book Prize, Honorable Mention