Julian Bond

Julian Bond

by Team Ebony

Excellence embodied.  EBONY encourages you to remember and share the legacy of Julian Bond, who sadly passed on August 15, 2015. As a prominent... Read More

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Can Cuba Keep the U.S.’s Hands Off Assata?

by Joshua Adams

This week, the U.S. and Cuba officially re-established diplomatic ties, mending a historically troubled relationship. This is the culmination of a reconciliation process that... Read More

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Why This Author Murdered by the Police in 1968 Matters Right Now

by Victoria Bond

On May 23,1968, seven weeks after the assassination of Dr. King, thirty-three year old Henry Dumas entered the subway station at 135th Street in... Read More

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Dear Brother Malcolm

by Tory Russell

To My Dear Brother Malcolm, AKA El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz: As we mark the 90th anniversary of your birth, I wonder if you see... Read More

One Love: Twitter Shows Respect for Malcolm X

One Love: Twitter Shows Respect for Malcolm X

by Team Ebony

Leader. Champion. Revolutionary. Icon. The impact of el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz aka Malcolm X, resonates throughout generations, long past his death in 1965. As the social word is now... Read More

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Remembering B.B. King
1925-2015

by Chris Williams

As the last state in the United States to officially abolish slavery in 2013, Mississippi maintains occupies a complicated place in American history. In... Read More

Mother Teaches 5-Year-Old Daughter Black History Lesson Through Dress Up
[PHOTOS]

Mother Teaches 5-Year-Old Daughter Black History Lesson Through Dress Up
[PHOTOS]

by Team Ebony

How did your parents teach you about Black history? Freelance journalist Chauncia Boyd Rogers came up with a very creative way to introduce her... Read More

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Julian Bond on the State of Black Leadership
[INTERVIEW]

by Chris Williams

For the past half century, Julian Bond has been a legendary force on the frontlines fighting for the rights of the underserved and marginalized... Read More

Malcolm X

#MX50Forever:
Honoring Malcolm X on the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination

by Team Ebony

Saturday, February 21st, 2015 marks the 50th year of the assassination of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center will commemorate this historic moment... Read More