obama

NMAAHC Architectural Firm Tapped for Obama Library

by #teamEBONY

The architect behind the National Museum of African-American History and Culture will lead the planning of the exhibits that will be housed at Barack... 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

[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

[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

Honoring the People’s Poet: Langston Hughes’ Harlem Home Gets New Life

Honoring the People’s Poet: Langston Hughes’ Harlem Home Gets New Life

by Demetria Irwin

There ain’t no crystal stair in the late Langston Hughes’ historic Harlem abode, but there is a narrow wooden one–the delicate steps of which... Read More

Jackson

[In My Lifetime] Rev. Jesse Jackson Remembers the First National Black Political Convention

by #teamEBONY

After the 1968 assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King, the Civil Rights movement had to decide which direction to take. Organizations like CORE and... Read More

Coretta Scott King Memoir

Coretta Scott King Was More Than Just A Wife, She Was A Warrior

by Melissa Kimble

“If I had not had a wife with the fortitude, strength, and calmness of Coretta, I could have not stood up amid the ordeals... Read More

Harriet Tubman's gravestone is seen at Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn, N.Y.

National Park Dedicated to Life and Work of Harriet Tubman

by #teamEBONY

Federal parks officials have declared the burial place of abolitionist Harriet Tubman and sites in upstate New York where she lived and worked, a... Read More