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 #teamEBONY

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 #teamEBONY

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 #teamEBONY

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

Beauty is Her Name

Beauty is Her Name

by #teamEBONY

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