Bobbi Mackenzie

The Coolest Black Kid in America, No. 9:
Bobbi MacKenzie

When 11-year-old singer-actress Bobbi MacKenzie says over the phone, “Ever since I could talk, I’ve been singing,”… Read More

Raqiyah Mays Unravels ‘The Man Curse’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

Raqiyah Mays Unravels ‘The Man Curse’ [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

When author, journalist, radio personality and activist Raqiyah Mays was growing up, she’d often hear women in her family whisper… Read More

Total r&B

[90s Til Infinity] Total: ‘Bad Girls of Bad Boy’

by Michael A. Gonzales

Simply put, the main soundtrack of the 1990s was the hypnotic hip-hop and slick soul produced in the sound factory of Bad Boy Records… Read More

Cynthia Robinson of Sly & the Family Stone Passes at 69<br />

Cynthia Robinson of Sly & the Family Stone Passes at 69

by Billboard

She was the voice that commanded us to “get up and dance to the music,” and the woman who Sly Stone put “on the… Read More

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FIRST LOOK: WGN America Releases 'Underground' Trailer

by #teamEBONY

WGN America is gearing up for Underground, a riveting, new series about a group of slaves plotting their escape. While the drama doesn't… Read More

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Ebony Announces Power 100 2015 List

by #teamEBONY

Magazine Salutes Black Leaders in Technology, Entertainment, Politics and More. Read More

‘3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets’ Upholds the Legacy of Jordan Davis<br />

‘3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets’ Upholds the Legacy of Jordan Davis

by Felice León

On Nov. 23, 2012, a group of four teenage boys made a stop at a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. The driver of the car hopped… Read More

Quddus

Quddus Clears the Way for Clean Water in Haiti [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Quddus Philippe is best known for his past work on MTV as one of the channel’s prominent personalities, hosting what was then… Read More

[INTERVIEW] CREED Director Ryan Coogler Talks the Vision Behind His Addition to the Rocky Empire

[INTERVIEW] CREED Director Ryan Coogler Talks the Vision Behind His Addition to the Rocky Empire

by LaToya Cross

Ryan Coogler creates from a personal space.  His major directorial debut, Fruitvale Station, based on the… Read More

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‘Holler if You Hear Me’ Highlights Gays in the Church [REVIEW]

by Jehziel

Clay Cane’s new documentary, Holler if You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church, is an emotional drive-by shooting… Read More

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