Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters Talks Resistance and More with EBONY

by Tomika Anderson

It is always a pleasure speaking with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Get into our latest interview as we tap into the favorite voice of resistance. Read More

Is A Biopic About Fred Hampton In The Works?

Is A Biopic About Fred Hampton In The Works?

by Brittney Fennell

The story about Black Panther leader Fred Hampton needs to be told. Looks like a biopic about the young leaders life is on the way. Read More

I Was There: The LA Riots, 25 Years Later

I Was There: The LA Riots, 25 Years Later

by Chante Griffin

I lived through the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. Whole parts of my city vanished. The beauty shop that my mom and I frequented every... Read More

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

Sisters Seek to Educate Black Youth on the History, Culture of African Diaspora

by Sylvia Snowden

The African Diaspora doesn’t have to feel so far away, thanks to the cleaver idea of two sisters. Williette and Watchen Nyanue immigrated to... Read More

Jackie Robinson

Remembering Jackie Robinson: Images of One of Baseball’s Finest

by #teamEBONY

On April 15, 1947, a Black man stepped onto Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field to reverse a wrong in pro sports that had lasted 63 years... Read More

Brexit

Here’s Why the FBI’s Tweet About MLK’s Assassination Was Problematic

by George Johnson

Tuesday marked the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As thousands flocked to social media to pay homage to... Read More

Martin Luther King

The Shocked Reaction to Martin Luther King’s Assassination

by #teamEBONY

It was a moment of dismay for the entire country. A moment people felt insurmountable loss and bewilderment, and whose shock can still be felt today.... Read More

Memphis

Clayborn Temple, a Crucial Civil Rights Site, Being Resurrected

by #TeamEBONY with AP

The historic Memphis church that served as a central point in the civil rights movement and in the resistance action that marked Rev. Martin... Read More

Nikki Giovanni Honored with Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award

Nikki Giovanni Honored with Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award

by #TeamEBONY

When Nikki Giovanni visited our Chicago offices last July, the icon was full of an array of stories. As we followed her around our... Read More

NCAA

Are NCAA Rules on Its Athletes Creating an Uneven Playing Field?

by Morgan Campbell

John Calipari won’t earn any win bonuses this season, no matter how far his University of Kentucky Wildcats advance in the NCAA Men’s Basketball... Read More