[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

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[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

The speaker and writer recalls the day a Black woman left the bounds of the Earth for the first time, and the impact it had on her

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[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

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EBONY Magazine February 2016

We Fight, We Love -- A Revolutionary Act

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Louis Draper: Photographing Black Lives Matter for 50 Years [PHOTOS]

Louis Draper: Photographing Black Lives Matter for 50 Years [PHOTOS]

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On this day in 2012, singer Whitney Houston died in Beverly Hills, CA.

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

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Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

BY #teamEBONY

Bernie Sanders, fresh off a sweeping victory in New Hampshire, broke bread with Al Sharpton Wednesday in Harlem. The move is Sanders'… [read more]

Lisa Borders Named WNBA President

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Lisa Borders Named WNBA President

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Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2008… [read more]

Robert Townsend Stays in the Shuffle [INTERVIEW]<br />

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Robert Townsend Stays in the Shuffle [INTERVIEW]

by Craigh Barboza

Robert Townsend is not the brash young upstart he once was in the 1980s. He just recently turned 59, and no longer frequents the… [read more]

Ferguson Police Department

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Ferguson Sued by Federal Government

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The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving… [read more]

Black History / Icons & Legends

[IN MY LIFETIME] John Carlos and the Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics

BY #teamEBONY

We had about 20-30 minutes max to plan. The original idea was to boycott the Olympic Games. We wanted to bring light to the fact that although we… [read more]

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

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Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

BY #teamEBONY

A family in Austin, Tex., is questioning the circumstances behind the shooting death of an unarmed and naked teenager by a police officer. The… [read more]

EBONY Magazine February 2016

Life / Family/Parenting

I’d Loved Before, But Never Like This

BY asha bandele

It’s not as though there is anything special my daughter, Nisa, is doing. As I write this, she is leaning back, listening to… [read more]

For Activist Rev. Sekou, ‘The Revolution Has Come’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

For Activist Rev. Sekou, ‘The Revolution Has Come’ [INTERVIEW]

BY Brooke Obie

This week, St. Louis activist and theologian Reverend Osagyefo Sekou was acquitted of charges stemming from his involvement in a… [read more]

[Social Skills] Beyoncé Protest on Eventbrite? Man, Sit Down

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

[Social Skills] Beyoncé Protest on Eventbrite? Man, Sit Down

BY Kyra Kyles

As a self-appointed digital diva, I'm 100% here for harnessing the power of technology for activism. Never before have we lived in a… [read more]

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