Entertainment & Culture / by Britni Danielle

For Bradford Young, Being Recognized By the Academy Is ‘Bittersweet’

After becoming the first Black American to be nominated for a Best Cinematography Oscar, the Howard alum says the honor is a reminder of how far the Academy still has to go


Entertainment & Culture / By Britni Danielle

For Bradford Young, Being Recognized By the Academy Is ‘Bittersweet’

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[Watch] EBONY, iTunes Movies Support Our Oscars Hopefuls

Entertainment & Culture / By #TeamEBONY

Nicki Minaj, SHEthered? Remy Ma Doesn’t Take Weekends Off

On this day

... 1988

On this day in 1988, figure skater Debi Thomas became the first African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympic Games.


Entertainment & Culture / Sports

CIAA B-Ball Action: Champs Dethroned and New Queens Possibly Coronated

BY David Squires

The Johnson C. Smith players and their coach could not stop smiling. And a few moments later on Friday at the CIAA Tournament, the... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

In Jordan Peele’s Horror Film ‘Get Out,’ Racism is the Real Monster

BY Crystal Shaw-King

Picture this: A Black man and White his girlfriend are driving down a winding road on a lazy afternoon enjoying a beautiful day when something... [read more]

Mahershala Ali

Entertainment & Culture

Mahershala Ali and Wife Welcome Their Bundle of Joy!

by #teamEBONY

Ali and his wife, Amatus Sami have another reason to keep on smiling! [read more]


News & Views / Opinion

Why Jeff Sessions Could Be the Prison Industry’s Best Friend

by Madison J. Gray

It’s not surprising that Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a beeline to reverse one of the Obama administration’s policy changes on prisons. His conservative record... [read more]

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Protest Erupt Following Video of LAPD Cop Allegedly Firing At Teen

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Hundreds of activists gathered Wednesday in protest of video allegedly showing an off-duty LAPD police officer firing a gun in front of a group of... [read more]


News & Views / Race

Police Officers Feel Negatively about #BlackLivesMatter, Report Shows

BY Shantell E. Jamison

The vast majority of police officers feel negatively toward the Black Lives Matter movement, results released by Aizman Law reveals. The survey, all compiled... [read more]


Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

EBONY & iTunes Movies Celebrate Black #Storytellers Ahead of the Oscars

by Britni Danielle

Black Hollywood showed up and out at the EBONY & iTunes movies Celebrating the Storytellers party Thursday night in Hollywood. Some of entertainment’s brightest... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Celebrates EBONY Cover, Talks New Underground Season

by #teamEBONY

Jurnee Smollett-Bell's Ebony magazine cover unveiled at WGN America’s Underground Season 2 screening event in Chicago. [read more]

Bryon Summers’ “We Love You” Project is #BlackBoyJoy


Bryon Summers’ “We Love You” Project is #BlackBoyJoy

by LaToya Cross

Byron Summers' "We Love You" photo series goes beyond the mainstream depictions of Black male identity, to offer reassurance that there is still a large community who loves them. [read more]

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