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.
Usher Raymond as Sammy Davis, Jr.
Samuel L. Jackson (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
Others tribute covers include Singer John Legend (as Duke Ellington), Nia Long (as Dorothy Dandridge), Lamman Rucker (as Richard Roundtree), gospel singer Yolanda Adams (as Mahalia Jackson) and more.
Check out all the Ebony Magazine 65th Anniversary tribute covers below: