Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley Announces Tour Commemorating 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Death

by Shantell E. Jamison

Tavis Smiley has announced a national tour of “Death of a King: A Live Theatrical Experience.” According to a press release announcing the news,... Read More

‘Aunt V,’ The World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old

‘Aunt V,’ The World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old

by Zahara Hill

"I eat everything, except pork and chicken, and I don't drink rum and them things," Violet Moss Brown said in a 2010 interview. Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

by #teamEBONY

“I will never forget the murders of the four little girls in Birmingham and the debt of gratitude our nation owes to the extraordinary... Read More

Rosalind Brewer

Starbucks’ First Female COO Is A Sister, Y’all

by Zahara Hill

On Wednesday, everyone's favorite caffeine distributor annunciated that its first female COO would be former Sam Club's chief executive officer Rosalind Brewer. Read More

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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