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Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

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[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

News & Views / By Marc Bayard and Nia Nyamweya

How Trump’s Travel Ban Policies Harm Black Immigrants

On this day

... 1927

On this day in 1927, singer and actor Harry Belafonte was born in New York, New York.

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

The Cop Who Killed Walter Scott is Asking for Money

BY #teamEBONY

For the second time since his detainment, the former North Charleston policeman who shot and killed Walter Scott has said he’s too poor to... [read more]

this is us

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

When It Comes Portraying Black People on TV, ‘This Is Us’ Gets It Right

BY Josie Pickens

This Is Us has turned out to be the television show we didn’t know we wanted and now cannot live without—which is saying a... [read more]

Trump Guest Merriweather

News & Views / Education

Meet the Trump Address Guest Who Backs School Choice

by Madison J. Gray

Denisha Merriweather is a young African-American woman who expects to earn a master’s degree in social work from the University of South Florida this... [read more]

Sessions

News & Views / What's Happening Now

DOJ to ‘Pull Back’ on Police Dept. Civil Rights Suits

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Jeff sessions said Tuesday the Justice Department will limit suing police departments for violating the civil rights of minorities. NBC News reports that... [read more]

HBCU

News & Views / Education

Trump Signs HBCU Order Much Like Obama’s with a Catch

BY #teamEBONY

In the shadow of controversy that was linked to a meeting of dozens of HBCU presidents at the White House, President Trump signed an executive... [read more]

viola davis

Entertainment & Culture

No, Viola Davis is Not the ‘Black Meryl Streep’

BY Tonja Renée Stidhum

Viola Davis, Queen of Snatching Scenes and Edges, recently copped the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her marvelous portrayal... [read more]

This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

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This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

by Princess Gabbara

Khalid el-Hakim started frequenting antique shops, garage sales and flea markets and collecting rare artifacts pertaining to Black history in the early 1990s. Among... [read more]

‘Moonlight’ Actor Ashton Sanders Teaming with Denzel Washington?!

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‘Moonlight’ Actor Ashton Sanders Teaming with Denzel Washington?!

by LaToya Cross

Sanders' Hollywood star is on the rise. This is big! [read more]

What’s Eating Body Shamers — And Why They Should Back Off Lauren London

Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

What’s Eating Body Shamers — And Why They Should Back Off Lauren London

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

Lauren London had a baby last year and, like any other mother, gained a few pounds. It’s kind of normal. That’s why it was... [read more]

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