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Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

The long-awaited historical museum brought in the first visitors to the unique facility in Washington D.C.

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Black History / By #TeamEBONY

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Debuts, Placing a Lens on Our Heritage

Black History / By #teamEBONY

The NMAAHC: Images of Who We Are

Entertainment & Culture / By Britni Danielle

Fox’s ‘Pitch’ Is Making History In More Ways Than One

On this day

...1886

On this day in 1886, Peter “The Black Prince” Jackson wins the Australian heavyweight title, becoming the first Black man to win a national boxing crown.

Bill Nunn

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Bill Nunn, ‘Radio Raheem’ from Spike Lee Classic, Dies

BY Associated Press

Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the “Spider-Man” movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as “Do the Right Thing”... [read more]

Jay Z, Will Smith Closer to Telling Emmett Till’s Story

Entertainment & Culture

Jay Z, Will Smith Closer to Telling Emmett Till’s Story

BY LaToya Cross

HBO miniseries has tapped a script writer for the project [read more]

Villasenor

Lifestyle

New History-Making Latina on SNL Cast is Some Kind of Fool

by Kyra Kyles

Man, this REALLY isn’t the week for this. We are besieged by horrific headlines about Black men being cut down by police officers and, hell, even... [read more]

Omari Hardwick On Late Night With Seth Myers

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Omari Hardwick On Being a Celebrity During Tough Times

by Melissa Kimble

As an entertainer and poet, Omari Hardwick knows what it’s like to be in tune with the world. The actor, who is taking over... [read more]

Pittenger

News & Views

Politician Apologizes for Saying Charlotte Protesters “Hate White People”

BY #teamEBONY

A congressman who said that Charlotte protesters were demonstrating because they “hate White people” has apologized for the remark, saying he “regrets” making the statement.... [read more]

Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall Get ‘Naked’ for Netflix

Entertainment & Culture

Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall Get ‘Naked’ for Netflix

BY Diahann Williams

Netflix film "Naked" starring Malon Wayans and Regina Hall set to hit computer screens in 2017. A romantic comedy sure to have you laughing all night long. [read more]

Scott

News & Views

Cellphone Video Captures Moments Around Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

by #teamEBONY

A lawyer representing the family of Keith Lamont Scott has released a video taken by his wife, Rakeiya capturing the moment he was fatally... [read more]

Marshall

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

Exclusive: Brandon Marshall Explains Standing Up By Taking a Knee

by AJ Springer

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. After seeing his former University of Nevada, Reno teammate and San Francisco 49ers... [read more]

Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

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Video: Cops Pepper Spray Girl After She Was Hit By A Car

by Melissa Kimble

Last month, it was an 84-year-old woman, now it’s a child. If not for cell phones and cameras, would these injustices be out in... [read more]

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