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Beverly Johnson

Model attends Jackson fest

Model attends Jackson fest

Beverly Johnson, who became the first African-American model to make the cover of Vogue magazine in 1974, was at the Miller Bakery Cafe on Friday. Johnson was in town to take part in the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival in Gary over the weekend. She also was a featured participant in the Lak…

August 30, 2014 11:54 am
Model attends Jackson fest

Model attends Jackson fest

Beverly Johnson, who became the first African-American model to make the cover of Vogue magazine in 1974, was at the Miller Bakery Cafe on Friday evening in Gary. Johnson was in town to take part in the Michael Jackson Tribute Festival that took place in Gary over the weekend. She also was a…

August 30, 2014 11:54 am
ADVANCE PLANNING: Role models for a longer-than-anticipated life

ADVANCE PLANNING: Role models for a longer-than-anticipated life

A few years ago, I thought I had found a useful role model in Frank Lloyd Wright. Broke and a social pariah who had alienated all of the few friends he ever had, at the age of 70-something he wrote an autobiography about how great he was. He started a school for architects and proceeded to b…

October 06, 2012 3:20 pm

LAST RESORT: The value of role models

A few years ago, I thought I had found a useful role model in Frank Lloyd Wright. Broke and a social pariah who had alienated all of the few friends he ever had, at the age of 70-something he wrote an autobiography about how great he was. He started a school for architects and proceeded to b…

September 24, 2012 3:20 pm
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