EBONY Power 100 gala

Power 100: A Gala Night to Celebrate the Brilliance of Black People

by #TeamEBONY

The few hours we have with the achievers, thinkers, creators, leaders, and champions of the Black community each year are among our finest. But... Read More

Anna Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith Tackles the School-to-Prison Pipeline in New Play

by George Kevin Jordan

Anna Deavere Smith’s voice is surprisingly…normal. It is soft, with contralto undertones. It rumbles with history but is not preachy. Her diction recalls formal... Read More

EBONY Power 100: The Celebration Just Keeps Getting Better and Blacker!

EBONY Power 100: The Celebration Just Keeps Getting Better and Blacker!

by Chan C. Smith

If you don’t know, now you know. EBONY’s Thursday night celebration of Black excellence was a showstopper filled with celebrities, community leaders and thinkers... Read More

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EBONY Power 100: Black Greatness, History and Progress Take Center Stage

by LaToya Cross

Another year celebrating Black excellence and the magic that resides in melanin Read More

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The EBONY Power 100: The Cover Stars

by Britni Danielle with Intro by Keith Reed

Get a sneak peek at our Power 100 cover story…. For the past eight years, the country has been both inspired and terrified by the... Read More

The Faceoff: Trevor Noah vs. Tomi Lahren

The Faceoff: Trevor Noah vs. Tomi Lahren

by #teamEBONY

The liberal and the conservative face-off on race, politics and forms of protest Read More

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Alvin Ailey’s Hope Boykin on How MLK Inspired Her New Work

by Erickka Sy Savané

Two years ago, Hope Boykin, the powerhouse dancer and choreographer who has been a member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for the... Read More

Our Editor-in-Chief Talks “Power” on “The Real”

Our Editor-in-Chief Talks “Power” on “The Real”

by Team EBONY

On Thursday evening, some of the best and brightest of Black America and beyond will be feted at our annual EBONY Power 100 gala,... Read More


Ava DuVernay, Nas, Simone Biles, John Legend Define “Power”

by Chan Smith

What is power exactly? Good question. So good, in fact, that EBONY asked our Power 100 stars and they gave us their definitions (with a... Read More

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Watch an Exclusive Sneak Peek of Tonight’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Season Finale

by LaToya Cross

Can you imagine a Black woman owning and operating her own farm mill? That may soon become a reality in the Bordelon family, where... Read More