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Lena Dunham and the Privilege of Recklessness

by LaSha

Friday evening, I came home from work absolutely exhausted. I left my husband and son to fend for themselves for dinner and crawled into... Read More

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Queen Sugar Recap: “First Things First”

by Brooke Obie

If the first shot of Queen Sugar, the highly-anticipated new OWN scripted drama from executive producers Oprah Winfrey and director Ava DuVernay, is any... Read More

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#ByeFelicia: 4 Analysts Who Are Not Here for Racism, Sexism

by Shantell E. Jamison

Whenever you discuss political ideals, things get intense. And this year’s road to #Election2016 has been no different. Everyone and their mama seems to... Read More

One-on-One with Queen Sugar Star Kofi Siriboe

One-on-One with Queen Sugar Star Kofi Siriboe

by LaToya Cross

Queen Sugar co-star discusses the creation of his character, artist responsibility, and working with Ava and Oprah Read More

Cover Story: The Evolution of Alicia Keys

Cover Story: The Evolution of Alicia Keys

by Ericka N. Goodman

You can’t help but feel a bit protective of Alicia Augello- Cook (the singer’s birth name) when you meet her. REALLY meet her, that... Read More

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Usher On Becoming Sugar Ray Leonard in ‘Hands Of Stone’

by Marissa Charles

Hands of Stone, the story of Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán, hit theaters last weekend. While the exciting project chronicles one of sports’ most storied rivalries, there’s one... Read More

Chris Brown Accuser Denies Being ‘Obsessed’ with Star

Chris Brown Accuser Denies Being ‘Obsessed’ with Star

by #teamEBONY

Earlier this week, LAPD camped out outside of Chris Brown’s home following claims he pulled a gun on a woman who was at his... Read More

Gabrielle Union’s Op-Ed on Nate Parker Gave Me the Strength to Speak Out

Gabrielle Union’s Op-Ed on Nate Parker Gave Me the Strength to Speak Out

by LaToya Cross

Actor-producer's op-ed inspired this writer to share her experience Read More

Kaepernick Continues Anthem Protest, Ignoring Critics

Kaepernick Continues Anthem Protest, Ignoring Critics

by #teamEBONY

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained steadfast in his protest against what he has called injustices against minorities in America by again refusing... Read More

Star Trek: 50 Years Later with Nichelle Nichols

Star Trek: 50 Years Later with Nichelle Nichols

by Shantell E. Jamison

Nichelle Nichols’ famous kiss with William Shatner on Star Trek was one that broke racial, cultural and entertainment barriers. During a time when it was particularly... Read More