Entertainment & Culture / by Monique Jones

Where is the Black ‘La La Land?’

The film has been called a fun throwback to the golden age of Hollywood, but why aren't Black musicals from the same period given their just due?

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Entertainment & Culture / By Monique Jones

Where is the Black ‘La La Land?’

Entertainment & Culture / By Britni Danielle

Chance the Rapper to Meet With Illinois Governor to Discuss Education

Style / By Mikelle Street

Why Naomie Harris’ Oscars Appearance Was A Historic Move

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.

John R.K. Howard

News & Views / Social Justice & Activism

No Charges for White Classmate Who Sodomized Disabled Black Teen With Coat Hanger

BY Shantell E. Jamison

A White man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a Black mentally disabled high school student with a coat hanger walked out of court Friday... [read more]

CIAA

Entertainment & Culture / Sports

CIAA Tourney Ends With a Legacy Fulfilled, But Controversial Issue Lingers

BY David Squires

Johnson C. Smith (JCS) fourth-year women’s head basketball coach Stephen Joyner Jr. has finally come clean. He has carried a heavy burden as the... [read more]

Oscars 2017: Style Stars and Fearless Fashion Moments

Style / Celebrity

Oscars 2017: Style Stars and Fearless Fashion Moments

by Ayoka Lucas

Along with one of the most talked about, mind-melting award show endings, everyone is still buzzing about red carpet fashion at the Academy Awards on Sunday... [read more]

Oscars 2017 Celebrated Humanity Through Storytelling

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

Oscars 2017 Celebrated Humanity Through Storytelling

by LaToya Cross

Of course there were a few jaw-dropping moments... [read more]

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Police Officers Under Review Following Video of Teen’s Arrest

BY Shantell E. Jamison

Two Baltimore police officers are under review after video of them forcefully arresting an African-American teen surfaced online. In the footage, two police officers—one male and... [read more]

Officer in Philando Castile Shooting Enters Plea

News & Views

Officer in Philando Castile Shooting Enters Plea

BY #teamEBONY

The police officer charged in the shooting death of Philando Castile pleaded not guilty on Monday, in the latest turn to one of several... [read more]

hidden figures

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

The Triumph and Tragedy of ‘Hidden Figures’

by AJ Springer

With the Academy Awards firmly in the rearview, Hidden Figures stands as the highest grossing film nominated for Best Picture this year. Given that,... [read more]

Fibroids

Wellness & Empowerment / Health

A Silent War: The Battle Between Black Women and Fibroids

by Tomika Anderson

Nicci Morris was a newlywed when she discovered mysterious masses lurking inside her body 12 years ago. The then-Cincinnati-based writer and editor and her... [read more]

bradford young

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

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

by Britni Danielle

Bradford Young didn’t grow up wanting to be a filmmaker. The Louisville, Kentucky native was raised in a family of morticians and he figured... [read more]

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