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

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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

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Check the Rhime: A Deeper Look at the Legacy of Phife Dawg

by Michael A. Gonzales

When 45-year-old rapper and A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) member Phife Dawg died on Tuesday night from complications resulting from diabetes, I couldn’t… Read More

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[WATCH] Black Creatives Share How to Truly Colorize Film, TV

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The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag may no longer be burning up our collective timelines, but the discussion about the lack of Hollywood diversity— and… Read More

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"Nothing's more influential than rap music. I merge jazz fusion with the trap music. I mix Black… Read More

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Mimosa flowed. Tea poured. Conversation (and warm hugs) were in plentiful supply at the most recent Women Up event held in Chicago at theWit. … Read More

Prairie View Women's Basketball Coach Dawn Brown Fired

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Prairie View A&M University announced  Wednesday that women's basketball coach Dawn Brown would not be returning to lead the program… Read More

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[WATCH] Phife Dawg in Action

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Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest was one of those real emcees. Real emcees. At times flipping to his Jamaican dialect, his high-pitched and barky… Read More

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Phife Dawg, a founding member of legendary hip hop supergroup A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday at age 45. The Read More

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by #teamEBONY

First off, people have the right to vote for whomever they choose. We don't have to understand it, but we should respect it. Apparently… Read More

Why the Heartbreak of Ota Benga Still Resonates Today

Why the Heartbreak of Ota Benga Still Resonates Today

by Elizabeth Aguirre

A little over 100 years ago, Ota Benga, an African brought to America in the early 1900s as a part of an “exposition,” committed suicide… Read More

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