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Andrew Gillum, Democratic Rising Star, Runs for Fla. Governor

The 37-year-old Tallahassee mayor would be the state's first African-American governor if he wins the 2018 race

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Andrew Gillum, Democratic Rising Star, Runs for Fla. Governor

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Why is the Web Tripping on Van Jones?

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Can Black People Be Anything Other Than Pawns to Donald Trump?

On this day

... 1927

On this day in 1927, singer and actor Harry Belafonte was born in New York, New York.

Ava DuVernay

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Takes Over Twitter to Highlight Female Filmmakers

BY #TeamEBONY

Ava DuVernay is on hell of a roll. While she didn’t take home an Oscar for her documentary, 13th, the director is still winning.... [read more]

Gabrielle Union

Style / Celebrity

New Product Alert: Gabrielle Union is “Flawless”

BY TEAM EBONY

Want healthy tresses like Gabrielle Union? Now you can get them. The Being Mary Jane star developed a line of hair care products, Flawless... [read more]

Trump

News & Views / Politics

#NewTrump Backlash Takes Over Socialverse

by #teamEBONY

President Trump’s first joint address to Congress Tuesday night was actually praised in a lot of corners because of its even and in some cases,... [read more]

[Exclusive] Usher Gives Confessions on Career, including Chris Brown Regret

Entertainment & Culture

[Exclusive] Usher Gives Confessions on Career, including Chris Brown Regret

by LaToya Cross

[EBONY Exclusive] The R&B crooner gets candid about life, love and music on Pandora's "Questlove Supreme" radio show [read more]

Slager

News & Views / What's Happening Now

The Cop Who Killed Walter Scott is Asking for Money

BY #teamEBONY

For the second time since his detainment, the former North Charleston policeman who shot and killed Walter Scott has said he’s too poor to... [read more]

Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

Black History / Icons & Legends

Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

BY #teamEBONY

The 44th president and first lady of the United States have book deals, ABC News reports. The two reportedly have signed with Penguin Random House, the... [read more]

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

Black History / Icons & Legends

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

by Shantell E. Jamison

Flying solo in a U-2 in 2004 was not the first solo flight for me. As a student pilot, you do your first solo... [read more]

Trump

News & Views / Opinion

How Trump’s Travel Ban Policies Harm Black Immigrants

by Marc Bayard and Nia Nyamweya

Less than two months into the Trump administration, the harsh and bombastic rhetoric of the campaign is in full swing and fruition. Nowhere is... [read more]

this is us

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

When It Comes to Portraying Black People on TV, ‘This Is Us’ Gets It Right

by Josie Pickens

This Is Us has turned out to be the television show we didn’t know we wanted and now cannot live without—which is saying a... [read more]

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