Black Cartoonist Draws Lessons from Losses

Black Cartoonist Draws Lessons from Losses

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

Sometimes a denied prayer is the best blessing. At least that’s how it’s worked out for storied cartoonist Robb Armstrong, author of the… Read More

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Clap for Him! Chris Jackson Lands New Role at Random House imprint

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The world of book publishing is overwhelmingly White but one brother is, bit by bit, shining a light on a plethora of multicultural books. And with… Read More

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So…Um..Rachel Dolezal is Working on a New Project

by #teamEBONY

We have a feeling you weren’t wondering this, but just in case you were… Rachel Dolezal wants the world to know that she is perfectly… Read More

Marvel's Black Panther Leaps Higher In Highly Anticipated Comic Launch

Marvel's Black Panther Leaps Higher In Highly Anticipated Comic Launch

by William E. Ketchum III

Comic book fans rejoice! Marvel’s iconic Black Panther superhero is making a comeback and with the polished prose of one of the most preeminent… Read More

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Coolest Black Kid in America, No. 10: Marley Dias

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

When 11-year old Marley Dias announced that she was launching a book drive in hopes of collecting 1,000 books to donate to a school in Jamaica… Read More

Author Zadie Smith: What's Her Best Work?

Author Zadie Smith: What's Her Best Work?

by Demetria Irwin

Zadie Smith, the U.K.-born best-selling author, has a new novel entitled Swing Time due out this fall and anticipation is already building. … Read More

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T.D. Jakes: Destiny Means Understanding Your Destination

by Sophia Nelson, Esq

After talking about finding ways to win at life in his New York Times bestseller, Instinct, the Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive,  Bishop… Read More

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Editors’ Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Must-Reads

by Miles Marshall Lewis

When it comes to literature and pop culture, some great memoirs dropped in 2015, especially from the world of music. Grace Jones… Read More

Raqiyah Mays Unravels ‘The Man Curse’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

Raqiyah Mays Unravels ‘The Man Curse’ [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

When author, journalist, radio personality and activist Raqiyah Mays was growing up, she’d often hear women in her family whisper… Read More

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Shonda Rhimes and the “Year of Yes”

by Kyra Kyles

Shonda Rhimes is #bae.  She owns an entire network night.  An ENTIRE night.  Don’t try to act like you don’t… Read More

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