Ebony Magazine 65th Anniversary Covers
Last week I shared with you an iconic Ebony magazine cover of Mary J. Blige as Diana Ross. Ebony magazine is celebrating its 65th anniversary with a special look at 12 of its most iconic covers. Editors of the publication asked their favorite entertainers to pose in modern-day recreations of those covers for a one-of-a-kind look back at the past. See more tribute covers after the break.
Blair Underwood as Sidney Poitier
Samuel L. Jackson as Dr. Martin Luther King
John Legend as Duke Ellington
Jurnee Smollett as Lena Horne
Lamman Rucker as Richard Roundtree
Nia Long as Dorothy Dandridge
Omar Epps as Muhammad Ali
Regina King as Eartha Kitt
Taraji Henson as Diahann Carol
Yolanda Adams as Mahalia Jackson
And finally, Usher Raymond looking oh so fly as Sammy Davis Jr.