[Goal Oriented] Israel Idonije: Moving From Football to Business and Nonprofits

[Goal Oriented] Israel Idonije: Moving From Football to Business and Nonprofits

by Chan C. Smith

Being a professional athlete comes with many responsibilities, including being a role model for both children and adults, being the voice of your… Read More

Afeni Shakur, Mother of Tupac, Dead at 69

Afeni Shakur, Mother of Tupac, Dead at 69

by #teamEBONY

Afeni Shakur, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur, died Monday night at the age of 69, authorities said. The Marin County, Calif., Sheriff's… Read More

Long Process of Settling Prince's Estate Begins

Long Process of Settling Prince's Estate Begins

by #teamEBONY

A Minnesota judge appointed a special administrator to handle the assets and estate of superstar musician Prince, as his surviving siblings watched… Read More

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Beauty in the Contradictions: The Spiritual Evolution of Prince

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"Prince was just too nasty for me. I grew up in the church," she said. My first inclination was to defend the musical icon I loved… Read More

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Jason Mitchell on 'Keanu' and Evolving As An Actor

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There’s something about a classic character that’s hard to shake. Ice Cube as Doughboy in Boyz N’ The Hood, Chris Tucker as Smokie… Read More

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For Your 'In Formation': Queen Bey Slaying with Boycott Beyonce T-Shirts

For Your 'In Formation': Queen Bey Slaying with Boycott Beyonce T-Shirts

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Let’s talk merch. Celebrities sell t-shirts, gym shoes, lotions and potions – all with their names attached in the hopes that… Read More

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by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Besides having a remarkable impact on Black women, Beyoncé’s Lemonade has also captivated most of the civilized world… Read More

Minnesotans Push for a Prince Holiday

Minnesotans Push for a Prince Holiday

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The people love Prince so much that they started a petition to make his birthday, June 7, a state holiday in Minnesota. And this comes on the heels… Read More

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An Open Invitation to Piers Morgan and Other Lemonade Haters

by Michael Arceneaux

Piers Morgan is a simpleton fortunate enough that being White, male, and straight makes his success in media nearly impenetrable. Morgan, like many… Read More

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