In New Documentary, VICE Explores Modern-Day Slavery in the South

In New Documentary, VICE Explores Modern-Day Slavery in the South

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 28, 2018

We can vote, travel to certain parts of the country that we once could not and have opportunities like every other American citizen. But... Read More

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Civil Rights Trail Highlights More Than 100 Historical Landmarks Across U.S.

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 26, 2018

The United States Civil Rights Trail is highlighting a series of historic landmarks this month. According to NBC News, some sites featured as part... Read More

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Black History Month: NYU Apologizes for Watermelon-Flavored H20

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 26, 2018

An New York University (NYU) dining hall advertised a special meal in honor of Black History Month. According to the New York Times, barbecue... Read More

JAY-Z’s ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ to Premiere in July

JAY-Z’s ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ to Premiere in July

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 26, 2018

Paramount Network and JAY-Z have teamed up to bring to television Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story. The film, based on the short but substantial... Read More

Power Rising Summit Brings Out Hundreds of Black Women

Power Rising Summit Brings Out Hundreds of Black Women

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 23, 2018

A national summit that is geared towards African-American women has launched in Atlanta with a series of celebrities slated to make appearances. NBC reports... Read More

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Laverne Cox: ‘Black History Is American History’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 23, 2018

For actress Laverne Cox, being a Black and transgender woman hasn’t been easy when landing roles. During a Q&A at Macy’s Herald Square In... Read More

Free ebook Highlights 45 Young African-American Leaders

Free ebook Highlights 45 Young African-American Leaders

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 21, 2018

Last week, the Beyond Ideas Group released a fee e-book that highlights 45 young Black leaders in the fields of business, entertainment, policy, technology... Read More

Proud Diddy: Sean Combs Posts Video of Twins’ Black History Month Play

Proud Diddy: Sean Combs Posts Video of Twins’ Black History Month Play

by #TEAMEBONY   Feb 20, 2018

Sean Combs is one proud daddy. The father of five recently posted a video of his twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie Combs partaking in their school’s... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2010s The start of the 2010s found America in the throes of an economic recession as a result of the Housing Market Collapse of... Read More

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Obama Era

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Obama Era

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2000s The decade that was predicted to begin with the Y2K disaster, the coding bug that would adversely affect every... Read More