Biography - A Short Wiki
Publisher and entrepreneur who founded Johnson Publishing as well as the magazines Ebony and Jet. He was a recipient of both the Spingarn Medal (presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.
He married Eunice Walker in 1941.
How did John H. Johnson die?
|Cause of death||Heart Failure|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Birthday||January 19, 1918|
|Death date||August 8, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals.John H. Johnson
When I go in to see people – and I sell an occasional ad now – I never say, ‘Help me because I am black’ or ‘Help me because I am a minority.’ I always talk about what we can do for them.John H. Johnson
You spend so much time in your profession it ought to be something you love.John H. Johnson
My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.John H. Johnson
All have disappointments, all have times when it isn’t worthwhile.John H. Johnson