The Man from Essence

Creating a Magazine for Black Women

by Edward Lewis and Audrey Edwards

Hardcover, 309 pages, Pocket Books, List Price: $25 | purchase

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The Man from Essence
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Creating a Magazine for Black Women
Author
Edward Lewis and Audrey Edwards

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The co-founder of Essence magazine recounts how his early life in a violent South Bronx and family work ethic inspired him to create a magazine for black women and overcome the career challenges that followed.