Love & Sex / by Terrence Chappell

My White Sugar Daddy

This writer explains the damaging affects of making assumptions when it comes to non-traditional relationships


Love & Sex / By Terrence Chappell

My White Sugar Daddy

News & Views / By Team Ebony

Dallas Shooter Showed PTSD Signs, But Little Was Done

News & Views / By Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

A Ringside Seat to the Best Fights…and Treating the Bruises Afterward

On this day


On this day in 2001, singer Aaliyah was killed in a plane crash.

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Entertainment & Culture

Coming Soon: Prince’s Paisley Park Museum Experience !

BY LaToya Cross

The doors to the 'Purple One's' home is becoming a tourist spot [read more]

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

Ferguson Attorneys Attempt to Block Release of Mike Brown Photos

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Attorneys for the police force and prosecutor that oversaw the investigation of Michael Brown’s 2014 death in Ferguson asked a federal judge to consider... [read more]

Get Ready! Harriet Tubman is Coming to Season 2 of ‘Underground’

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Get Ready! Harriet Tubman is Coming to Season 2 of ‘Underground’

by Britni Danielle

Underground fans rejoice! Iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be leading the way when season two of the WGN America hit drama returns to TV next year.... [read more]

Fast Forward


[Watch] Distributors Talk Diversity in Hollywood

by Kyra Kyles

Let us get this straight.  It is 2016 and folks are mad that Spider Man’s bae Mary Jane will be portrayed by the beautiful... [read more]

Activists Call for Facebook to Adopt ‘Anti-Censorship’ Policy

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Activists Call for Facebook to Adopt ‘Anti-Censorship’ Policy

BY Shantell E. Jamison

A collective of activists sent an open letter to Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg asking him to implement an “anti-censorship policy” at the company for... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / Celebrities & Notables

Harry Belafonte on Nate Parker Controversy: ‘I Don’t Know What the Truth Is’

BY Team Ebony

Actor and activist Harry Belafonte has weighed in on the controversy swirling around Birth of a Nation star Nate Parker. Earlier this year, many pegged... [read more]

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

Judge Finds Bias in Ferguson-Florissant School District Elections

by Team Ebony

A federal judge ruled Monday that the process of electing school board members for a district that includes Ferguson, Missouri, is biased against black... [read more]

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News & Views / What's Happening Now

Forming a Black Firearms Movement in Today’s Climate

by Ryan K. Smith

On a May afternoon at the “Solutionary License to Carry Drive” at the Philadelphia Firearms Academy, men and women filed inside, where they walked... [read more]

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Black History

The History of Box Braids

by Princess Gabbara

Do you remember when syndicated radio host Don Imus referred to the Rutgers women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed hoes” back in 2007? Sure, this... [read more]

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