5 Questions (Plus a Bonus) for Gold Medalist Cullen Jones

5 Questions (Plus a Bonus) for Gold Medalist Cullen Jones

by Madison J. Gray

Cullen Jones won Olympic gold and silver medals at the 2008 Beijing Games and the 2012 London Games, and came very close to making... Read More

As Simone Manuel Takes Gold in Rio, She Remarks on the Violence at Home

As Simone Manuel Takes Gold in Rio, She Remarks on the Violence at Home

by Team Ebony

Simone Manuel was emotional amid her triumph Thursday night in the women’s 100 meter freestyle swimming competition in Rio. But she also took the moment... Read More

Amazing! Simone Biles Continues Her Domination of Rio Games

Amazing! Simone Biles Continues Her Domination of Rio Games

by Associated Press

UPDATE [August 16, 2016 at 1:53 CST]: Simone Biles just won the gold for the floor exercises bringing her to a total of four gold... Read More

Checking in With ‘The Breakfast Club’

Checking in With ‘The Breakfast Club’

by Ericka N. Goodman

The World’s Most Dangerous Morning Show” is a brash yet telling promotional tagline for WWPR-FM Power 105’s The Breakfast Club (TBC), the New York... Read More

[Watch] Chance The Rapper and Nike Team Up To Cheer on Team USA

[Watch] Chance The Rapper and Nike Team Up To Cheer on Team USA

by Melissa Kimble

What a time to be Black in America. In entertainment we're turning a new leaf. Beyoncé is standing up and speaking out, Carmelo Anthony is... Read More

Marsha Ambrosius Dishes on Love, Pregnancy, and the Real Reason Floetry Split<br />

Marsha Ambrosius Dishes on Love, Pregnancy, and the Real Reason Floetry Split

by Marissa Charles

Marsha Ambrosius is talking about that video—the one that went viral when she posted it to Instagram. In the clip, Marsha is brushing her teeth... Read More

ESPN Anchor John Saunders Passes Away at 61

ESPN Anchor John Saunders Passes Away at 61

by Team Ebony

Longtime ESPN anchor and show host Johns Saunders is dead, the network announced Wednesday. He was 61 and the cause of death was not... Read More

Artists Inspired by Obama Not as Hot on Campaign 2016

Artists Inspired by Obama Not as Hot on Campaign 2016

by Eric Easter, Urban News Service

“If I’m 100 percent honest, I’ve tried hard to make a Hillary poster, but I can’t figure out where to start,” says Los Angeles-based... Read More

Blades of Glory: Meet Our Black Olympian Fencers

Blades of Glory: Meet Our Black Olympian Fencers

by Christopher Harris

To understand the story of the current crop of African American fencers on the U.S. Olympic Team, you have to appreciate the legend of... Read More

Soul Singer Sharon Jones Fights Cancer in Gripping New Film<br />

Soul Singer Sharon Jones Fights Cancer in Gripping New Film

by Matthew Allen

A cancer diagnosis is tremendous, complex and frighteningly daunting to comprehend and live with. If you are stricken with this terrifying disease, you can... Read More