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

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

Ruby Dee

[In My Lifetime] On Life With Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis

by Marissa Charles

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, two of our most beloved performers, have long been known as brilliant actors and staunch activists for African-American human rights... Read More

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture Architectural Photrography

NMAAHC to Celebrate Black Women During Women’s History Month

by #teamEBONY

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture announced it will celebrate Women’s History Month by honoring Black women through a series... Read More

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

by #TeamEbony

The Harriet Tubman Home is on a mission to preserve the legacy of its namesake, abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman, after a newly discovered... Read More

Danny Glover

A Lifetime of Activism: Actor Danny Glover Speaks

by Shantell E. Jamison

Before Danny Glover became a famous actor, he was an activist. In fact, he wasn’t simply born to be an activist, he was born... Read More

Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

by #teamEBONY

The 44th president and first lady of the United States have book deals, ABC News reports. The two reportedly have signed with Penguin Random House, the... Read More

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

by Shantell E. Jamison

Flying solo in a U-2 in 2004 was not the first solo flight for me. As a student pilot, you do your first solo... Read More

barack 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