Description: Vintage August 1968 issue of Tan Magazine, a rare African American-focused publication founded in the 1950’s. Issue is in good condition with minor toning and wear. See photos.
About: Tan Magazine was published by Johnson Publishing Company of Chicago, IL. Tan, Ebony and Jet all served as a hub of discussion for critical issues occurring in American black communities from the 1950's, onward. Tan was published/distributed out of Chicago, New York, as well as Los Angeles and served as the tabloid arm of Johnson Publications. Tan is no longer in print.
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