[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. G.K. Butterfield, His Dad and the Black Vote

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. G.K. Butterfield, His Dad and the Black Vote

by #teamEBONY

I grew up during the 1950’s and 1960’s in a typical southern town, Wilson, N.C.  My mother was a Wilson native as her father was… Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Nikki Giovanni: 'What My Generation Saw Was Enough...'

[IN MY LIFETIME] Nikki Giovanni: 'What My Generation Saw Was Enough...'

Nikki Giovanni is "so hip, even her errors are correct." And that should come as no surprise. The renown poet, activist and educator… Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

by #teamEBONY

“I will never forget the murders of the four little girls in Birmingham and the debt of gratitude our nation owes to the extraordinary children… Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] #BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors on Obama's Election

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by #teamEBONY

Editor's Note: EBONY.com is launching a new series for Black History Month entitled "In My Lifetime." For the month of February… Read More

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Photo Retrospective

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., would have turned 87 on Jan. 15. But today we celebrate his life and legacy with photos and cover images made available… Read More

Pioneering Black Journalist Louie Robinson Dies

Pioneering Black Journalist Louie Robinson Dies

by #teamEBONY

Pioneering journalist Louie Robinson has died. He was 88. Robinson defied the odds during a time when America denied the existence… Read More

Hundreds gather for star-studded celebration of Helen Burns Jackson, late mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson [PHOTOS]

Hundreds gather for star-studded celebration of Helen Burns Jackson, late mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson [PHOTOS]

Photographer John H. White provides a look inside the ceremony for Helen Burns Jackson, mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson. Read More

New York's Black Panther Problem

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Change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored—cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and… Read More

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Lives well lived, ones that are defined the impact that they have on others, are often animated by some deeply felt issue or cause… Read More

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