Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

Linda Johnson Rice Gives Lessons in Black Business

by Danielle Pointdujour

Entrepreneurship has been threaded in the fabric of the Black community for years.  Our creative and innovative minds, whether spotlighted in public or unknown... Read More

Ali

[In My Lifetime] Tip. “T.I.” Harris and an Inspirational Muhammad Ali Moment

by A.J. Springer

During the summer of 1996, unfortunately, I was waiting to go to bootcamp. But they never came and got me so I was able... Read More

Jarreau

Remembering Al Jarreau in Photos

by #teamEBONY

He told us that we’re in this love together, he inspired us to say all I need is to get my boogie down, he... Read More

Gymnastics

[In My Lifetime] Wendy Hilliard Remembers Pushing the Doors Open for Black Gymnasts

by #teamEBONY

I was the first Black rhythmic gymnast on a U.S. national team. I made many friends and was fortunate to have great mentors, but... Read More

[In My Lifetime] Nadia Lopez on Obama’s Legacy

[In My Lifetime] Nadia Lopez on Obama’s Legacy

by Terrence Chappell

I was at my girlfriend Thembisa’s house with her and her husband. I was sitting in their living room. It was around midnight and... Read More

John H. Johnson Birthday Feature Image

Johnson Publishing Building in Chicago Up for Landmark Designation

by #teamEBONY

The former headquarters of Johnson Publishing Co., where founder John H. Johnson produced EBONY, JET and several other publications for decades in downtown Chicago... Read More

Johnson

Historic Johnson Publishing Building Being Considered for Chicago Landmark Status

by Lee Bey

The former Johnson Publishing Co. building, an 11-story tower that was an icon in architecture, publishing and black achievement for more than a generation,... Read More

Harvard Business School Shines A Spotlight On EBONY’s Black History Legacy

Harvard Business School Shines A Spotlight On EBONY’s Black History Legacy

by Melissa Kimble

When John H. Johnson founded EBONY in 1945, he didn’t just create a magazine. He created an empire that would go on to set the stage... Read More

[In My Lifetime] Louis Gossett, Jr. Remembers His Big Oscar Win

[In My Lifetime] Louis Gossett, Jr. Remembers His Big Oscar Win

by #teamEBONY

In 1983, I was sitting next to my son and my agent who had been [representing me] for 17 years. I was in the front... Read More

Mandela

[In My Lifetime] Terrie Williams Remembers the Day Mandela Came to America

by #teamEBONY

We started in 1988 and our first two clients were Eddie Murphy and Miles Davis. One day I got a call from David Dinkins,... Read More