EBONY / by S. Tia Brown

Turning His Life Into Art, Then Into Business

A second chance allowed one man to turn his life around and bring Black art to the masses

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EBONY / By S. Tia Brown

Turning His Life Into Art, Then Into Business

EBONY / By Kyra Kyles

[Watch] Distributors Talk Diversity in Hollywood

Entertainment & Culture / By Britni Danielle

Exclusive: Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture

On this day

...1958

On this day in 1958, music sensation Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana.

Ardelia Ann Ali

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Raped, Then Forgotten Until a Community Intervened

BY Kimberly Hayes Taylor

The memory of Ardelia Ann Ali’s rape sticks to her like plaster. She works hard to peel off the thick depression, anxiety and fear... [read more]

frank ocean

Entertainment & Culture / Music

Why Frank Ocean Matters

BY Frank Leon Roberts

Frank Ocean’s two long-awaited studio projects (the visual album Endless and the subsequent CD Blonde) are soaring musical achievements that easily set him apart from... [read more]

Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

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Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

by Team Ebony

The police-involved shooting of a 15-year-old Black Brooklyn teen is being compared to the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The shooting, which occurred nearly... [read more]

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

News & Views

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

News & Views

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

EBONY / Notables

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]

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