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...1971

On this day in 1971, Willie Mays scored his 1,950th home run.

NYC Names Bronx Street After Kalief Browder

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NYC Names Bronx Street After Kalief Browder

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Kalief Browder, a Bronx, New York, man who committed suicide after spending years in solitary confinement at just 16, will have a street named... [read more]

Michaela Coel and the Truth About Male Physical Attraction

Love & Sex

Michaela Coel and the Truth About Male Physical Attraction

BY Lincoln Anthony Blades

I often find it hilarious that as much as us men are dragged for possessing a simplistic and unsophisticated understanding of women, many women themselves are... [read more]

Ms. Jackson Taught Me: 5 Sex Lessons Learned From Janet Jackson

Love & Sex / Sex

Ms. Jackson Taught Me: 5 Sex Lessons Learned From Janet Jackson

by Shantell E. Jamison

While Janet Jackson may have frustrated a few loyal fans after cancelling her tour last year, the fact that she’s one of the most... [read more]

Kerry Washington, Isiah Whitlock, Jr. to Light Up The Race Track In ‘Cars 3’

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Kerry Washington, Isiah Whitlock, Jr. to Light Up The Race Track In ‘Cars 3’

by Aramide Tinubu

In the third Cars film, the once legendary Lighting McQueen (Owen Wilson) has lost much of his zing, and with new blazing fast cars... [read more]

Legendary Director Julie Dash to Direct Episodes of ‘Queen Sugar’ + Major Casting News

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Legendary Director Julie Dash to Direct Episodes of ‘Queen Sugar’ + Major Casting News

BY Aramide Tinubu

Queen Sugar is set to return for its second season with a two-night event on June 20 and June 21st on OWN. This season, Ava DuVernay will... [read more]

Briana Wilson Matte Brand

Lifestyle

Creative Spotlight: Matte Brand CEO, Briana Wilson

BY Diahann Williams

You've seen our latest Creative Spotlight's clothing designs all over your Twitter and Instagram feed. So, we had to tap into the mind of Briana Wilson. [read more]

Black ‘Bachelorette’ Says Journey for Love ‘No Different’ Than Past Contestants

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Black ‘Bachelorette’ Says Journey for Love ‘No Different’ Than Past Contestants

by #teamEBONY

In the entire history of ABC’s The Bachelorette, there has never been a woman of color in the choosing seat. Until now. Rachel Lindsay made history... [read more]

Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting Death to Receive $35,000

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Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting Death to Receive $35,000

by #teamEBONY

The Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer acquitted in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher will receive $35,000 in back pay, KFOR reports. Officer Betty Shelby... [read more]

Hip Hop Education Center CEO Martha Diaz & The Academy’s Patrick Harrison Talk New Film

Entertainment & Culture / Music

Hip Hop Education Center CEO Martha Diaz & The Academy’s Patrick Harrison Talk New Film

by Aramide Tinubu

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will be presenting their “Spotlight on Music & Sound” series this summer. This year, the series will... [read more]

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