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Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale

Jul 26, 2019 - Associated Press Financial Wire

WASHINGTON (AP) - The first time Darren Walker was featured in The New York Times two decades ago, his grandmother asked when he would appear in "The Jet."

"Until you made it in The Jet, you haven't made it in the African American community," Walker said. "That story is a metaphor for the reverence and credibility that Ebony and Jet magazines held for decades."

On Thursday, Walker as president of the Ford Foundation and Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundatio...