Serena Williams Engagement

Clap For Her! Serena Williams Is Engaged!

by #TeamEBONY

First Simone Biles made us proud, and now Serena Williams is doing the same. Named one of the greatest athletes of all time, the superstar is... Read More

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A Very Unapologetically Black Year in Movies and TV

by Shawn Edwards

“Burn Hollywood burn, I smell a riot goin’ on first they’re guilty now they’re gone/Yeah I’ll check out a movie/But it’ll take a Black... Read More

Mahalia Jackson Feature

Soul Speak: Mahalia Jackson Recordings Discovered!

by Melissa Kimble

When Mahalia Jackson passed in 1972, we put everyone on notice that the “world’s greatest gospel singer” was no longer with us.  In the April... Read More

Denzel Washington Gives Perspective on Colorism in Hollywood

Denzel Washington Gives Perspective on Colorism in Hollywood

by LaToya Cross

Denzel Washington, who has been busy promoting the film Fences, never descends your presence without leaving a bit of information that will have your... Read More

5 Things T.I. and Tiny Should Try Before Calling It Quits

5 Things T.I. and Tiny Should Try Before Calling It Quits

by S. Tia Brown

People want to see T.I. and Tiny together. The fortunate result of all the well-marketed “dime bags to riches” fodder that has helped fuel... Read More


The Top #BlackGirlMagic Moments of 2016

by Chevonne Harris

Perhaps Jay-Z’s Grandma Hattie summarized the journey of Black women best with her now famous eight words: “I was served lemons but I made... Read More

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Simone Biles Named AP Female Athlete of the Year

by Melissa Kimble

What’s the primary difference between good and great? Making the great attainable, a feat that is not easy, but absolutely possible. Why is it... Read More


Saying Farewell: President Obama’s Greatest Clapbacks

by Chan C. Smith

President Obama was many things to many people, but one thing he wasn’t was meek. He could take criticism, of course, as many politicians... Read More

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First Look: Denzel Washington Brings ‘Fences’ to the Big Screen

by Deesha Philyaw

This past spring, vintage cars lined the streets of Pittsburgh’s Hill District and actors donned 1950s clothing. Strategically placed advertising from a bygone era... Read More

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[Influencers] Baron Davis on Building His Black Santa Brand and Life After the NBA

by Britni Danielle

When I first spot Baron Davis he’s all business, handling a last-minute order for one of his celebrity clients less than a week before... Read More