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Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

The long-awaited historical museum brought in the first visitors to the unique facility in Washington D.C.

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Black History / By #TeamEBONY

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

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Jay Z, Will Smith Closer to Telling Emmett Till’s Story

Entertainment & Culture / By Melissa Kimble

Omari Hardwick On Being a Celebrity During Tough Times

On this day

...1935

On this day in 1935, World Heavyweight Champion, Joe Louis becomes the first Black boxer to draw a million dollar gate.

Villasenor

Lifestyle

New History-Making Latina on SNL Cast is Some Kind of Fool

BY Kyra Kyles

Man, this REALLY isn’t the week for this. We are besieged by horrific headlines about Black men being cut down by police officers and, hell, even... [read more]

Pittenger

News & Views

Politician Apologizes for Saying Charlotte Protesters “Hate White People”

BY #teamEBONY

A congressman who said that Charlotte protesters were demonstrating because they “hate White people” has apologized for the remark, saying he “regrets” making the statement.... [read more]

Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall Get ‘Naked’ for Netflix

Entertainment & Culture

Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall Get ‘Naked’ for Netflix

by Diahann Williams

Netflix film "Naked" starring Malon Wayans and Regina Hall set to hit computer screens in 2017. A romantic comedy sure to have you laughing all night long. [read more]

Marshall

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Exclusive: Brandon Marshall Explains Standing Up By Taking a Knee

by AJ Springer

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. After seeing his former University of Nevada, Reno teammate and San Francisco 49ers... [read more]

Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

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Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

BY Melissa Kimble

Last month, it was an 84-year-old woman, now it’s a child. If not for cell phones and cameras, would these injustices be out in... [read more]

Trump Campaign Chair Resigns After Blaming Obama for Racism

News & Views / Politics

Trump Campaign Chair Resigns After Blaming Obama for Racism

BY #teamEBONY

One of Donald Trump’s campaign chairs has apologized for claiming there was “no racism” during the 1960s and said Black people only have themselves to... [read more]

Breaking: Officer Who Shot Terence Crutcher Charged

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Breaking: Officer Who Shot Terence Crutcher Charged

by #teamEBONY

Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have filed first-degree manslaughter charges against the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man on a city... [read more]

Denial of Right to Wear Locs Means Denial of Black Freedoms

News & Views / Opinion

Denial of Right to Wear Locs Means Denial of Black Freedoms

by Deborah Douglas

White norms win again thanks to a recent ruling that employers can force workers to choose between cutting off their dreadlocks or losing their jobs. The... [read more]

#RelationshipGoals: Love Requires Effort

Love & Sex / Relationships

#RelationshipGoals: Love Requires Effort

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Being in a relationship is incredibly difficult because no matter how many books and articles so-called “relationship experts” write, there is no definitive guide... [read more]

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