Russell Simmons apologizes, pulls controversial Harriet Tubman ‘sex tape’ from YouTube

Russell Simmons Apologizes for Harriet Tubman Sex Tape

by #teamEBONY

Early Thursday, Russell Simmons issued an apology for a parody Harriet Tubman “sex tape” video released hours earlier… Read More

Kerry Washington in Scandal

The Disturbing Plight of Black Actresses

by Slate

It was a big deal when Kerry Washington was revealed as the cover girl for Vanity Fair’s August issue. An actress… Read More

Bobby Brown’s ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ Turns 25

Bobby Brown’s ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ Turns 25

by Michael A. Gonzales

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the release of Bobby Brown’s groundbreaking Don’t Be Cruel… Read More

Shonda Rhimes

Scandal Creator Shonda Rhimes on the Upcoming Season

by #teamEBONY

Shonda Rhimes does not give up secrets easily. When we caught up with the Scandal showrunner earlier this month at ABC's… Read More

[BLACK POP DAILY]<br />
Kanye Begs for Baby Girl’s ‘Vogue’ Debut<br />

[BLACK POP DAILY]
Kanye Begs for Baby Girl’s ‘Vogue’ Debut

by Cecily Michelle

Kanye Wants North West’s Big Reveal to Be on the Cover of Vogue It’s no secret that Kanye West… Read More

[SPORTS NOTES]<br />
Lebron Can Step Up to the Plate Without Running for Union President

[SPORTS NOTES]
Lebron Can Step Up to the Plate Without Running for Union President

by Jessica Danielle

Miami Heat Superstar Lebron James briefly contemplated a run for president of the National Basketball… Read More

Director Shola Lynch Talks 'Runner'

Director Shola Lynch Talks 'Runner'

by Makkada B. Selah

Documentary filmmaker Shola Lynch is breaking… Read More

Hugh Douglas

ESPN Fires Hugh Douglas After "Uncle Tom" Comment, Altercation

by #teamEBONY

Hugh Douglas is no longer working for ESPN. The former NFL player and Numbers Never Lie host was fired by ESPN… Read More

FAMU honors Trayvon Martin's father

FAMU Football Team Makes Tracy Martin Honorary Captain

by ESPN

The Florida A&M Rattlers have named Trayvon Martin's father an honorary captain after a moving speech he gave the team on… Read More

FAMU honors Trayvon Martin's father

FAMU Football Team Makes Tracy Martin Honorary Captain

by ESPN

The Florida A&M Rattlers have named Trayvon Martin's father an honorary captain after a moving speech he gave the team on… Read More

Most viewed

Entertainment & Culture / By Sun Singleton
Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Vernon Reid Talks 30 Yrs of the Black Rock Coalition

Entertainment & Culture
Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Justin Adu Explains African Amedia

Style / By Tyrus Townsend
Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

Beautifully Brown Grace Jones

News & Views / By Damon Young
Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

Why Did Ben Carson Mock Police Brutality

News & Views / By Kristian Davis Bailey
Detroit's New Activist Generation

Detroit's New Activist Generation

Stay in the Know
Sign up for the Ebony Newsletter