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Hiring Magic Johnson Was a Wise Choice, Even if Not Everyone Sees It

[Commentary] There are some who don't agree that putting Magic in charge of the Lakers was best, but you'd be hard pressed to think of a better pick

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Entertainment & Culture / By Marcus Lamar

Hiring Magic Johnson Was a Wise Choice, Even if Not Everyone Sees It

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How Artist Miles Regis Is Sparking a Much-Needed Conversation on Race

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... 1968

On this day in 1968, former world heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis was born James Albert Ellis in Louisville, Kentucky.

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EBONY, UMG, We Work Present SXSW Tech Contest

BY Lynn Cooper

Get ready to witness another blow to the digital divide at SXSW. Urban Creatives Rapid Accelerator and $10,000 Pitch Competition is a new initiative... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture

Coachella Fest 2017 – Not Happening for Beyoncé…

BY Teryn Payne

As hard as it is to be a mother, wife and a businesswoman. Beyoncé has to do what's best for her. [read more]

How Black History Explains Donald Trump

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How Black History Explains Donald Trump

by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

On Tuesday morning, President Trump toured the Smithsonian’s new African-American History Museum with Dr. Lonnie Bunch, one of America’s foremost historians of the African-American... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

First Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Burning Sands’ Gets Black Twitter Talking

by Diahann Williams

A film that has already set our twitter timelines on fire. [read more]

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News & Views / Influencers

Obama Could Get His Own Illinois Expressway Soon

BY #teamEBONY

Illinois democratic state legislators are pushing for America’s 44th president to have his own expressway, the Chicago Sun Times reports. Last month, state Rep.... [read more]

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Atlanta Mayor Hit Hard By Pay-for-Play Scandal

by #teamEBONY

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says his office is feeling the heat after a bribery scandal hit City Hall resulting in an FBI investigation, arrests... [read more]

And It Won’t Stop: Why It’s Not Okay For Chris Brown to Bully His Ex

Entertainment & Culture

And It Won’t Stop: Why It’s Not Okay For Chris Brown to Bully His Ex

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

A lot of women fantasize about having a man kind of obsessed with them. All the attention seems sexy. The aggression is alluring. And the... [read more]

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Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Will #OscarsSoBlack Happen This Year? Here Are Our Predictions

by Monique Jones

Hollywood’s biggest night, the Oscars, is almost upon us, and several of our favorite artists are up to win their very own golden statuettes.... [read more]

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