Beauty is Her Name

Beauty is Her Name

by Team Ebony

Human beings are an incredible set of circumstances.” That’s how Ruby Dee—the pint-sized force of nature who trailblazed a path through seven decades of... Read More

Mother Maya

Mother Maya

by Denene Millner

Maya Angelou is gone from here and on the pulse of this morning, we sing our praise for her. Sad, slow and sure is... Read More

Jet Magazine App

Jet Mag App Launches!

by Team Ebony

The new JET magazine app is here! The app replaces the printed edition of the magazine which lasted 63 years and blazed its way... Read More

It’s Juneteenth! Are You Celebrating?

It’s Juneteenth! Are You Celebrating?

by Team Ebony

Today is Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day that Union soldiers arrived to liberate enslaved Blacks in Galveston, Texas who had been held in... Read More

Ruby Dee:
An EBONY Collection Look Back [PHOTOS]

Ruby Dee:
An EBONY Collection Look Back [PHOTOS]

by Team Ebony

Combing the EBONY Collection for historical images of the late Ruby Dee was a labor of love. Our admiration for the actress-activist has no... Read More

Ruby Dee: A Life on Film [PHOTOS]

Ruby Dee: A Life on Film [PHOTOS]

by Team Ebony

Our late, great, celebrated matriarch of the arts Ruby Dee (1922-2014) lived as stellar of a life onscreen as she did off. From her... Read More

Saying Farewell to Maya Angelou

Saying Farewell to Maya Angelou

by Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean

Watching the memorial service for Dr. Maya Angelou made me feel like I was attending a homegoing celebration for a great-aunt. For some Mother... Read More

Gather Together in My Name:
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 for her... 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. A cocoa rich, earthy, deep Southern... Read More