Recent Updates

Phil Freelon, CEO of Freelon Group, is selected as the lead architect for the Johnson Publishing Building

A long-time supporter of preservation and of honoring our country’s roots, Freelon Group first caught Columbia’s eye with its breathtaking cultural projects, such as the impassioned design behind the Museum of the African Diaspora, and the $70 million National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.

Introduced the Johnson Legacy Project to Atlanta Corporate Community stakeholders at a spring luncheon.

This event raised $30,000 for the Johnson Legacy Project, helping Columbia find national support for this united effort. View photo gallery.

Premiered the new Johnson Legacy Project video

Premiered the new Johnson Legacy Project video, featuring Former Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley, Choreographer/Actress Debbie Allen, former UN Ambassador Andrew Young, and Architect Phil Freelon, all of whom express their strong devotion to the Johnson Legacy Project and to the memory of John H. and Eunice W. Johnson.

Georgia-Pacific Foundation pledged a $50,000 gift for the John H. Johnson Entrepreneurship Scholarship Fund

Fashion Columbia, chaired by Johnson Publishing Company CEO, Desiree Rogers, raised $100,000 to create the Eunice W. Johnson Scholarship in Fashion Studies

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