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Ebony’s Historic Photo Archive Sells for $30 Million to Group Led by J. Paul Getty Trust

Ebony’s Historic Photo Archive Sells for $30 Million to Group Led by J. Paul Getty Trust

Seven decades’ worth of historic Ebony magazine photos documenting black life, both the everyday and the extraordinary, sold for $30 million at auction to a group of philanthropic organizations led by
Historic Ebony Photos Set to Be Auctioned Off for at Least $13,000,000

Historic Ebony Photos Set to Be Auctioned Off for at Least $13,000,000

Photos from the Ebony magazine archives detailing some 70 years of African American life and history, including images of Emmett Till, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Coretta Scott King and so many more, are
Star Power: Mellody Hobson and George Lucas Vie for Control of Ebony, Jet Photo Archives

Star Power: Mellody Hobson and George Lucas Vie for Control of Ebony, Jet Photo Archives

Financier Mellody Hobson and her husband, Star Wars movie mogul George Lucas, are taking steps to take control of Ebony and Jet’s massive archive of historic photos, chronicling African-American life