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‘Still Star-Crossed’ Reminds Viewers That Black Women Were More Than Servants

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On this day in 1974, Duke Ellington died in New York City.

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Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Talks Early Career Moves and ‘Baywatch’

BY Crystal Shaw

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, the kid from New Orleans with the “weird name and funny accents. EBONY talks early and current career moves with the star. [read more]

Tracey Edmonds Announces She’s Leaving EXTRA To…

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Tracey Edmonds Announces She’s Leaving EXTRA To…

BY Aramide Tinubu

EXTRA co-host Tracey Edmonds is leaving behind the syndicated newsmagazine and returning to her creative roots. As the CEO of Edmonds Entertainment Group Inc.... [read more]

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Love & Sex / Dating

Sign Language: Love the Gemini Way

by Shantell E. Jamison

Gemini Season (May 21.-June 21) is upon us and if someone born under this sign has caught your attention, be prepared for the switch... [read more]

[Exclusive] ‘Take 5:’ Van Jones Explores the Meaning of Patriotism

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[Exclusive] ‘Take 5:’ Van Jones Explores the Meaning of Patriotism

by #teamEBONY

A new docuseries is taking a closer look at what patriotism means to Americans today. Take 5: A More Perfect Patriot, produced by Sundance Now,... [read more]

What Marvel Could Learn from ‘Bingo Love’

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

What Marvel Could Learn from ‘Bingo Love’

BY Monique Jones

Recently, David Gabriel, Marvel’s senior vice president of print, sales and marketing, issued these words from his lips in an answer to iCv2 during... [read more]

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Love & Sex / Dating

4 Benefits of Dating An Alpha Woman

BY Jasmine Turner

Today’s generation of Black women are much different from our grandparents’ generation. Most Black families have a woman as the breadwinner of the household.... [read more]

[Exclusive] Teen Suspended for ‘Back Talk,’ Wearing Off-the-Shoulder Shirt

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[Exclusive] Teen Suspended for ‘Back Talk,’ Wearing Off-the-Shoulder Shirt

by Sylvia Snowden

“Back talk” and bare shoulders may stop a talented high school teen from pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a doctor. Summer, a senior... [read more]

#BlackLove: Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker Celebrate 12 Years of Marriage

Love & Sex / Marriage

#BlackLove: Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker Celebrate 12 Years of Marriage

by Shantell E. Jamison

It’s been 12 years since megastar actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker said, “I do.” They’re one of the few Hollywood couples who... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o to Star in Ava DuVernay Directed Film

by #teamEBONY

What would a film starring Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o look like? Well we will soon find out, according to Entertainment Weekly. Netflix has landed a... [read more]

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