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John Johnson: A Pioneer's Passing

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John Johnson: A Pioneer's Passing

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John Johnson: A Pioneer's Passing

John Johnson: A Pioneer's Passing

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John Johnson overcame racial barriers in U.S. publishing to make a fortune on the magazines Ebony and Jet. He was the first black American to make Forbes' list of the world's wealthiest people. He died Monday of heart failure at 87.