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Why Frank Ocean Matters

In the Wake of #BlackLivesMatter, this New York University professor says Ocean’s new albums serve as "movement lullabies"

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Entertainment & Culture / By Frank Leon Roberts

Why Frank Ocean Matters

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North Carolina Church Holds ‘Racists Anonymous’ Meetings

On this day

...1963

On this day in 1963, Civil Rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois died in Ghana.

Step Forward: Opening the Dialogue on Sexual Violence and Black Girls

News & Views / Opinion

Step Forward: Opening the Dialogue on Sexual Violence and Black Girls

BY Nourbese Flint

In a classroom at Gardena High School, just outside of Los Angeles, a group of young Black women and women of color stand in... [read more]

Philly Sports Radio Station in Controversy over Fake Black Caller

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Philly Sports Radio Station in Controversy over Fake Black Caller

BY Team Ebony

A scandal at Philadelphia sports radio station 97.5 The Fanatic, in which a phony Black caller was created that many listeners found offensive has... [read more]

Women's Equality Day Katherine Johnson Feature

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Honoring Katherine Johnson on Women’s Equality Day

by Melissa Kimble

Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji P. Henson in 20th Century Fox’s highly-anticipated new film Hidden Figures, is the real life mathematician, physicist and space scientist... [read more]

6 Tips for Smart Financial Investing

Careers & Finance / Money Management

6 Tips for Smart Financial Investing

by Kara I. Stevens

A lot of us grow up without learning the ins and outs of the investing world. And since our K-12 educational system doesn’t mandate... [read more]

Student Wears ‘Black Lives Matter’ Shirt, Told to Change

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Student Wears ‘Black Lives Matter’ Shirt, Told to Change

BY Team Ebony

A Buckeye, Ariz., high school banned a student from wearing “Black Lives Matter” T-shirts. Mariah Havard, a tenth grade student at Buckeye High School,... [read more]

Nate Parker’s Ex-Classmates Speak Out in His Defense

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Nate Parker’s Ex-Classmates Speak Out in His Defense

BY Team Ebony

Four Penn State alumni, who were classmates of actor and director Nate Parker, have penned a letter stating that they believe in his innocence with... [read more]

Woman Gets Ugly Letter Targeting Her Black Grandkids

News & Views / Race

Woman Gets Ugly Letter Targeting Her Black Grandkids

by Team Ebony

A Kansas woman says she was shocked after receiving a letter targeting her grandchildren because of the color of their skin from an angry... [read more]

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[Watch] Distributors Talk Diversity in Hollywood

by Kyra Kyles

Let us get this straight.  It is 2016 and folks are mad that Spider Man’s bae Mary Jane will be portrayed by the beautiful... [read more]

My White Sugar Daddy

Love & Sex / Couples

My White Sugar Daddy

by Terrence Chappell

Reactions to my relationship — I’m dating a much older, white man by the way — are like having a stable of single, opinionated aunties ready to... [read more]

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