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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination: Rare Images from the Day

On the evening April 4, 1968 a shot rang out aimed at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., striking him in the chin and neck, almost certainly killing him… Read More

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The history of African Americans is typically thought of as people and events, but those could not come together without places and spaces. In an… Read More

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., would have turned 87 on Jan. 15. But today we celebrate his life and legacy with photos and cover images made available… Read More

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The Million Man March: 20 Years Later

As African-Americans grappled with a growing gang problem, the devastating effects of the influx of crack during the late 1980s and early 1990s and… Read More

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Photographer John H. White provides a look inside the ceremony for Helen Burns Jackson, mother of Rev. Jesse Jackson. Read More

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

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Remembering Stuart Scott, Alpha Man

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

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