Love & Sex / by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Ladies, Stop Saying Men Don’t Want Educated Women

[OPINION] It's time that women put the bs notion that intelligence is not a dating strength to rest


Love & Sex / By Lincoln Anthony Blades

Ladies, Stop Saying Men Don’t Want Educated Women

News & Views / By #teamEBONY

In Passionate Speech, Detroit Teen Details Importance of Education to Betsy DeVos

News & Views / By #teamEBONY

5 Things to Know About the Student Loan Lawsuit Against Navient

On this day


On this day in 2001, Colin Luther Powell is sworn in by President George W. Bush as Secretary of State. He is the first black secretary of state in U.S. history.

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Say What Now? Venus Williams Called ‘Gorilla’ by ESPN Commentator

BY Teryn Payne

This sounds all too familiar. Did Doug Adler just have a bad choice in words or was this done on purpose? [read more]

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Black History

Happy Birthday! 5 Things You Didn’t Know About John H. Johnson

BY Melissa Kimble

EBONY celebrates the iconic John H. Johnson with a few fun facts that you may not know! [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture

Chrisette Michele’s Open Letter is Hard to Read…Literally

by LaToya Cross

The songstress' tweeted her response to the recent backlash and you may need to squint your eyes a bit to read it all. [read more]

Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America

Lifestyle / Family/Parenting

Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America

by Sylvia Snowden

We’ve all seen it. The 2-year old who has fallen out, kicking and screaming in the middle of a store, or the mouthy, defiant... [read more]


News & Views / Opinion

Yes, Women Will March in D.C., But Those Who Can’t Be There Still Count

BY Deborah Douglas and Lise Ragbir

Dropping everything to go on an unplanned trip is a privilege — the kind that unfortunately permeates the conversation around the Jan. 21, Women’s March in... [read more]

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

OKC Students Celebrate MLK Day in Blackface?

BY Teryn Payne

To celebrate MLK Day, two white students At Oklahoma State University took a picture in a dark face mask, widely interpreted as blackface. [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture

Kevin Hart Will Bring Lesser-Known Black Stories to the HISTORY Channel

by Melissa Kimble

There are no limitations to Kevin Hart’s hustle. The world’s highest paid comedian isn’t just the biggest because of his talents. He’s the biggest because he... [read more]

Obama Approval Rating Soars in New Poll

News & Views / Politics

Obama Approval Rating Soars in New Poll

by #teamEBONY

Barack Obama is in his final days as President of the United States, but he’s as popular as he ever was in the position,... [read more]

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News & Views / Politics

Poll: Black Americans Fear They’ll Be Worse Off with Trump

by #teamEBONY

We are just two days away from president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration and young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration. A... [read more]

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