[PHOTOS] AND THE OSCARS GO TO...

[PHOTOS] AND THE OSCARS GO TO...

Many a Black folk graced the stage Sunday night at the 85th annual Academy Awards, even though it was never to collect a single award… Read More

Magic Slim

Magic Slim Dies at 75

by #teamEBONY

Magic Slim, a younger contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf who helped shape the sound of Chicago’s… Read More

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Confessions of a Black Woman Who Loves HBO’s Girls

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I am not ashamed to admit it: I am a Black woman who loves the show Girls, HBO’s dramedy… Read More

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Stevie Wonder Leads the Way to World Peace

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“Last night at rehearsal we decided to do this song, so this is my first time singing it; but that’s all right,”… Read More

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Wendell Pierce Flaunts His Independent Spirit

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This weekend could be life changing for Wendell Pierce. The actor—already a favorite of some of the best directors… Read More

Lou Myers Dead at 76

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Russell Williams II Speaks on Image Awards

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Seeing Quincy Jones' name listed as a composer for the 1967 film In the Heat of the Night forever… Read More

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To the Harlem Shake Fakes...

[THE WEEKLY READ]
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Dear Baauer, Let me start off by saying congratulations on winning the lottery by way of creating what looks to be 2013’s… Read More

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Why Zoe Saldana Was the Wrong Choice for Nina Simone

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Many people around the world celebrated upon hearing the news that writer/director Cynthia Mort was making a biopic inspired by the… Read More

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Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

MASS APPEAL:
Why Zoe Saldana Should Play Nina Simone

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When I read about Zoë Saldana being cast as Nina Simone, I heard about everything in a barrage of e-mail, text messages, articles… Read More

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