Simone Biles

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by #teamEBONY

Last week, the United States' Simone Biles won the all-around title at the World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, an astonishing… Read More

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‘Soul Train’: The Hippest Trip

[VINTAGE VISION]
‘Soul Train’: The Hippest Trip

by Michael A. Gonzales

Last February, when the deep-voiced former Soul Train host and creator Donald Cortez Cornelius went to that great announcing… Read More

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Icon in the Making

by #teamEBONY

Janelle Monáe inspires herself. This is not to say that she’s an egoist or that she doesn’t take inspiration from… Read More

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NJPAC Gala Shines in Newark

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During an evening inspired by the whimsy of “The Wizard of Oz,” attendees at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s… Read More

Inequality For All

Powerful New Documentary Takes on the Economic 'Inequality for All'

by Michael Arceneaux

Despite offering a genial disposition throughout his film, Inequality For All, you have to imagine Robert Reich is a wee… Read More

‘Bet on Black’ Challenges Stereotypes of Black Fatherhood

Bet on Black: Anthology Celebrates Black Women and Their Dads

by Colorlines

Between the oft cited statistic that shows two out of three Black children living apart from their fathers, and the often oversimplified… Read More

K. Michelle Talks 2013 Soul Train Awards New York, New Tour<br />
[INTERVIEW]

K. Michelle Talks 2013 Soul Train Awards New York, New Tour
[INTERVIEW]

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Reality TV was once a place for singers to go once it was clear to everyone but them that the spotlight had faded on their musical… Read More

Kanye to Kimmel: I Would Be Lying If I Didn’t Call Myself a Creative Genius

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by #teamEBONY

Tensions were high on Jimmy Kimmel Live as the late show host eased into a reconciliation with Kanye West following their… Read More

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NFL Should Tackle Domestic Violence in October

[SPORTS NOTES]
NFL Should Tackle Domestic Violence in October

by Jessica Danielle

If you've been watching football for the past two weeks, you've probably noticed the plethora… Read More

Women Writers Celebrate African-American Fatherhood In Unique Essay Anthology

Women Writers Celebrate African-American Fatherhood In Unique Essay Anthology

by Alisha Tillery

Since President Barack Obama’s election as the first African-American president of the United States in 2008, he’s become… Read More

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