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Yay,Yay! Ice Cube Leads AfroPunk Fest’s 2016 Line Up

by #teamEBONY

Get ready to party, y’all! Headed into year twelve, AfroPunk just released its 2016 lineup. Keeping it classic, none other than Ice Cube is… Read More

Clap for Them: 'Hamilton' Pulls a Pulitzer

Clap for Them: 'Hamilton' Pulls a Pulitzer

by #teamEBONY

Kudos to the play that takes colorblind casting to the next level!   “Hamilton,” the  Broadway juggernaut that has turned… Read More

Anika Noni Rose Lands Starring Role in BET's 'The Yard'

Anika Noni Rose Lands Starring Role in BET's 'The Yard'

by LaToya Cross

Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose keeps the gigs rolling and her talents sharp. The multi-talented entertainer, who is set to appear… Read More

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Man Crush Monday: Blair Underwood

by Kyra Kyles

Can we just start by saying that Blair Underwood is fiiiiiiiiine? The accomplished actor damn near caused a commotion when he recently stopped by… Read More

Kadeem Hardison Explores 'A Different World' 2.0

Kadeem Hardison Explores 'A Different World' 2.0

by LaToya Cross

Kadeem Hardison is present but the moment he exposes his pearly whites and delivers that Brooklyn accent, we are immediately hit with flashbacks to… Read More

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Close Up: What’s Next for Beyonce’s Favorite Video Director?

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

Melina Matsoukas. Remember the name. She is the sista responsible for many of the videos we know and love. From “We Found Love” by Rihanna… Read More

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Sigh. Masika Kalysha Catches Heat for Breastfeeding Photo

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The (oddly) uphill battle of normalizing breastfeeding just got another soldier. New mama Masika Kalysha is catching a little heat after posting a… Read More

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[INTERVIEW] Lupita Nyong’o, Giancarlo Esposito Talk Jungle Book

by Crystal Shaw King

Lupita Nyong’o brought vulnerability and tenderness to her turn as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave. She brought wisdom and courage to Maz Kanata… Read More

EBONY Magazine April/May 2016 Cam Newton Behind The Scenes

[Watch] Behind the Scenes with Cam Newton

Cam Newton just upped the ante on what it means to be a good son. How you may ask? The NFL star made one of his mother's wishes come true… Read More

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Beyond Badu: Skirt Length Blame is Backwards and Dangerous

by Michael Arceneaux

I try to steer clear of wishing ill on another, but I wish Erykah Badu’s cell phone, iPad, and laptop had forged a suicide pact in order to… Read More

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