Trivia (6)

Was the founder and Publisher of Ebony and Jet Magazines

Father of Linda Johnson Rice.

Father-in-law of Mel Farr.

One of the first African-American men to appear on the Forbes 400 rich list.

Elected to 20th Century Fox's Board of Directors'. This was the first time that a black American had held an administrative job in a major studio: March 1971.

Pictured on a nondenominated ("forever") USA commemorative postage stamp in the Black Heritage series, issued 31 January 2012. The price on day of issue was 45¢.