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...1918

On this day in 1918, John H. Johnson, Johnson Publishing Company and EBONY founder was born. (Lucky for us.)

Kevin Hart Black History Channel

Entertainment & Culture

Kevin Hart Will Bring Lesser-Known Black Stories to the HISTORY Channel

BY Melissa Kimble

There are no limitations to Kevin Hart’s hustle. The world’s highest paid comedian isn’t just the biggest because of his talents. He’s the biggest because he... [read more]

Obama Approval Rating Soars in New Poll

News & Views / Politics

Obama Approval Rating Soars in New Poll

BY #teamEBONY

Barack Obama is in his final days as President of the United States, but he’s as popular as he ever was in the position,... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

6 Celebs Who Would Make Great HBCU Campus Queens

by #Team EBONY

Serving as queen of an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) requires more than just a pretty face. You have to be poised, personable... [read more]

Mallory

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

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by Wendy L. Wilson

Washington D.C. will play host to hundreds of thousands of visitors later this week with, of course, a fairly large number of people arriving... [read more]

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

Careers & Finance / Entrepeneurship

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

BY Dawn Hardy

The facts don’t lie. Everyone who publishes a successful book doesn’t have a deal with a major publisher.  Over the last two decades self-publishing... [read more]

iZone

News & Views / Education

The iZone, How School Districts are Closing the Achievement Gap

BY Alisha Tillery

Hamilton Middle School, in the heart of South Memphis, isn’t your average middle school. Instead of the sound of chatty and energetic adolescents by... [read more]

Long

News & Views / Community Leaders

The Complicated Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta announced that its leader, controversial Bishop Eddie Long had died. The 25,000-member congregation took to... [read more]

Coretta Scott King Memoir

Icons & Legends

Coretta Scott King Was More Than Just A Wife, She Was A Warrior

by Melissa Kimble

“If I had not had a wife with the fortitude, strength, and calmness of Coretta, I could have not stood up amid the ordeals... [read more]

‘Breaking Bad’ Star Giancarlo Esposito Reprises Role

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

‘Breaking Bad’ Star Giancarlo Esposito Reprises Role

by LaToya Cross

Everyone's favorite TV villian, Gustavo Fring is making a return to 'Breaking Bad' spin-off series, 'Better Call Saul". Plus, we talk to the actor about his career and what's next. [read more]

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