Linda Johnson-Rice, chairman of Johnson Publishing Co., which publishes Ebony and Jet magazines, participates in a one-on-one discussion with journalist Laura Washington at the Chicago History Museum about her family legacy and its influence on American culture.

A private cocktail reception with Johnson-Rice for museum members precedes the public program. Tickets, which can be bought online, are $18 for the general public and $12 for museum members, who can access the VIP reception for an additional $10.