Malcolm X

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

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... Read More

MALCOLM TAUGHT ME:
Reflections on X

MALCOLM TAUGHT ME:
Reflections on X

by Team Ebony

As people across the world commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, EBONY asked some of our favorite thought leaders to reflect... Read More

Lena Horne, the Original ‘Light Girl’:
“I Don’t Want to Be Loved For How Black I Ain’t” [DIGITAL SHORT]

Lena Horne, the Original 'Light Girl':
"I Don't Want to Be Loved For How Black I Ain't" [DIGITAL SHORT]

by Team Ebony

February 20, 2015 – (Los Angeles, CA) Codeblack Films, a Lionsgate Company, has partnered with EBONY Magazine to release an original short film in... Read More

The Last Dragon movie anniversary

2015’s Biggest Black Culture Anniversaries

by Jason Johnson

In the midst of controversy over the ill-fated Sorority Sisters reality series, VH1, the most popular network in African American homes, quietly celebrated it’s... Read More

‘College Days, Swiftly Pass’
Remembering Stuart Scott, Alpha Man

'College Days, Swiftly Pass'
Remembering Stuart Scott, Alpha Man

by Team Ebony

Before Stuart Scott was a ground-breaking sportscaster, he was a foot-stomping step master. Most of us know him as an ESPN personality that forged... Read More

Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott,
Forever Cooler Than the Other Side of the Pillow

by Keith Reed

When ESPN debuted its revamped SportsCenter last June — inside an immaculate $178 million facility built just to house the broadcasts — it turned... Read More

Marion Barry

RIP Marion Barry:
‘Mayor for Life’

by Ericka Blount Danois

“Hello winners!” the trainer announced to the room full of anxious teen participants in Mayor Marion Barry's Youth Leadership (MBYLI) program in 1987. I was... Read More

EBONY Moments: James Brown, Godfather of Soul

EBONY Moments: James Brown, Godfather of Soul

by Team Ebony

James Brown, idol of icons from Prince to Michael Jackson to the entire hip-hop movement, has one of the most interesting back stories and... Read More