News & Views / by Madison J. Gray

Why Jeff Sessions Could Be the Prison Industry’s Best Friend

[Commentary] The Attorney General's reversal of a recent DOJ policy shows that he may prefer to expand the amount of private prisons rather than reduce them.

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News & Views / By Madison J. Gray

Why Jeff Sessions Could Be the Prison Industry’s Best Friend

Entertainment & Culture / By Crystal Shaw-King

In Jordan Peele’s Horror Film ‘Get Out,’ Racism is the Real Monster

Entertainment & Culture / By Britni Danielle

EBONY & iTunes Movies Celebrate Black #Storytellers Ahead of the Oscars

On this day

...1964

On this day in 1964, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston for world heavyweight boxing championship in 1964.

Mahershala Ali and Wife Welcome Their Bundle of Joy!

Entertainment & Culture

Mahershala Ali and Wife Welcome Their Bundle of Joy!

BY #teamEBONY

Ali and his wife, Amatus Sami have another reason to keep on smiling! [read more]

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Hundreds of activists gathered Wednesday in protest of video allegedly showing an off-duty LAPD police officer firing a gun in front of a group of... [read more]

Police

News & Views / Race

Police Officers Feel Negatively about #BlackLivesMatter, Report Shows

by Shantell E. Jamison

The vast majority of police officers feel negatively toward the Black Lives Matter movement, results released by Aizman Law reveals. The survey, all compiled... [read more]

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Celebrates EBONY Cover & Talks Underground Season 2

Entertainment & Culture

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Celebrates EBONY Cover & Talks Underground Season 2

by #teamEBONY

Jurnee Smollett-Bell's Ebony magazine cover unveiled at WGN America’s Underground Season 2 screening event in Chicago. [read more]

Bryon Summers’ “We Love You” Project is #BlackBoyJoy

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Bryon Summers’ “We Love You” Project is #BlackBoyJoy

BY LaToya Cross

Byron Summers' "We Love You" photo series goes beyond the mainstream depictions of Black male identity, to offer reassurance that there is still a large community who loves them. [read more]

Johnson

Entertainment & Culture / Sports

Hiring Magic Johnson Was a Wise Choice, Even if Not Everyone Sees It

BY Marcus Lamar

Even if Magic Johnson were to do absolutely nothing over the course of his tenure as President of Basketball Operations for the Los Angeles Lakers,... [read more]

Rest in Peace and Harmony, Leon Ware

Entertainment & Culture / Music

Rest in Peace and Harmony, Leon Ware

by LaToya Cross

The songwriter was famously known for his collaborative works with artists such as Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones and Minnie Riperton, to name a few. [read more]

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Tech

EBONY, UMG, We Work Present SXSW Tech Contest

by Lynn Cooper

Get ready to witness another blow to the digital divide at SXSW. Urban Creatives Rapid Accelerator and $10,000 Pitch Competition is a new initiative... [read more]

Chicago

Entertainment & Culture / In Our Cities

In Our Cities: Chicago Entrepreneur Finds Food Fix for African, Caribbean People

by Andrea V. Watson

EBONY recently launched a new multimedia series called “In Our Cities.” This series will combat the negative images the mainstream media highlights in Black... [read more]

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