Eunice Johnson, who ran Ebony Fashion Fair, dies

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2005 file photo, former President Bill Clinton escorts Eunice Johnson, widow of Ebony magazine founder John Johnson, center, into the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel in Chicago for her husband's funeral. On Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, Eunice Johnson died according to the Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company. She was 93. The cause of death was not immediately available. Eunice Johnson is credited with naming Ebony magazine. Her daughter, Linda Johnson Rice, now heads the publishing company. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) (AP)

January 5, 2010 1:17:11 PM PST
Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony magazine founder John Johnson and a fashion maven who ran thousands of traveling runway shows aimed at black audiences, has died. She was 93.

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