Gather Together in My Name:<br />
5 Must-Reads by Maya Angelou

Gather Together in My Name:
5 Must-Reads by Maya Angelou

by Asha French

Maya Angelou, who passed away on May 28, 2014, was a renowned author, dancer, actress and activist (among other things) known especially… Read More

Maya Angelou, the Feminist

Maya Angelou, the Feminist

by jessica Care moore

The first time I heard Maya Angelou’s voice, I couldn’t imagine her ever being silent. Her sound was on purpose… Read More

Maya Angelou: "A Person Should Be Able to Be a Painter, a Plumber and a Poet" [VIDEO]

Maya Angelou: "A Person Should Be Able to Be a Painter, a Plumber and a Poet" [VIDEO]

Enjoy this vintage footage of Maya Angelou at home surrounded by her art collection. From the Johnson Publishing Archives. Read More

10 Life Lessons from Maya Angelou

10 Life Lessons from Maya Angelou

by Ravelle Worthington

The world says goodbye to one of the most influential voices of our time. Maya Angelou, who passed away on May 27th, She was a woman… Read More

Remembering Maya Angelou<br />
[PHOTOS]

Remembering Maya Angelou
[PHOTOS]

We had the distinct honor of photographic the legendary Maya Angelou many times for the pages of EBONY and JET magazines… Read More

let the fire burn movie

‘Let the Fire Burn’ Recounts the MOVE Massacre

by Josie Pickens

Director Jason Osder, in his 2013 documentary Let the Fire Burn, resurrected… Read More

Sam Greenlee

Writer, Filmmaker Sam Greenlee Dies

by #teamEBONY

Author Sam Greenlee, best know for his seminal The Spook Who Sat by the Door, reportedly passed away at his Chicago home… Read More

EBONY Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day! [PHOTOS]

EBONY Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day! [PHOTOS]

Happy Jackie Robinson Day! EBONY has some of the historic images of the legendary Jackie Robinson, a man who was greater than baseball… Read More

We Who So Loved Him

We Who So Loved Him

by asha bandele

Like Malcolm before him, the full measure of the lessons of Chokwe Lumumba’s life and the weight of his unexpected death on… Read More

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