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

Ali

Documents Show FBI Focused on Muhammad Ali in Mid-60s

by Madison J. Gray

The FBI, which monitored several figures during the 50s and 60s they considered to be “subversive” including Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Angela Davis,... Read More

Dorothy Height Becomes 15th Black Woman to Be Honored With U.S. Postage Stamp

Dorothy Height Becomes 15th Black Woman to Be Honored With U.S. Postage Stamp

by Melissa Kimble

Dorothy Height spent her life fighting for racial and gender equality. But when you think of the work of leaders such as Shirley Chisholm, Amelia Boynton... Read More

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A Bold Injustice: A Betrayed Black Pioneer Still Fighting to Clear His Name

by R.L. Nave

During the 1960s—while the nation was in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement—many African-Americans were part of a class of firsts: Ruby Bridges... Read More

How the Son of Marcus Garvey is Demanding Justice

How the Son of Marcus Garvey is Demanding Justice

by Shantell E. Jamison

Dr. Julius Garvey has a lot to celebrate. His father’s life and legacy is part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and... Read More

Linda Johnson-Rice

Exclusive: Linda Johnson Rice Talks About the NMAAHC

by #teamEBONY

It was more than a century in the making, but well worth the wait. With thousands of artifacts detailing hundreds of years of African-American... Read More

Exclusive: Allyson Felix, The Best to Ever Do It

Exclusive: Allyson Felix, The Best to Ever Do It

by Sylvia Snowden

Her numbers are earth-shattering.  In three Olympic appearances, she’s won nine medals; six gold & three silver, and following the 2016 Rio Olympics, she’s... Read More

The Black Olympians: Class of 1936

The Black Olympians: Class of 1936

by Ronda Racha Penrice / Urban News Service

Gymnast Simone Biles. Swimmer Simone Manuel. Shot putter Michelle Carter. All three won gold medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics in sports not typically... Read More

Bernice King, Martin Luther King III and Dexter Scott King

MLK’s Children Finally End Legal Fight Over Artifacts

by #TeamEBONY

Despite a lengthy legal battle that ensued for years between the surviving children of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, the... Read More