Think Colin Kaepernick Will Back Down? Check Out His Socks

Think Colin Kaepernick Will Back Down? Check Out His Socks

by Britni Danielle

It appears everybody has taken a stance on Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem. While the San Francisco 49ers quarterback was... Read More

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In ‘Unmasked Women,’ Black British Female Artists Shine Bright

by Britni Danielle

Being a Black woman can be hard. Despite our ability to thrive in spite of the challenges we face, sometimes being expected to be... Read More

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Support Black Film: Meet Ebony.com and kweliTV Winner

by LaToya Cross

In 2013, the Detroit Free Press reported that a man, who was devastated by the loss of his father, took the body from the cemetery and attempted to revive him. As life often inspires... Read More

Social Media Goes in on Kaepernick Controversy

Social Media Goes in on Kaepernick Controversy

by LaToya Cross

NFL star Colin Kaepernick has been receiving a mix of support and criticism following his choice to sit while his teammates stand during the... Read More

Willow and Jaden Smith

Willow and Jaden Smith Open Up About Life Beyond Social Media

by Melissa Kimble

During a time where police brutality, gender inequality, and attempts to squander our freedom of expression run rampant, it’s great to see Black people who #shareblackjoy. Especially... Read More

The Amazing Afro-Cuban Colors of Havana Come to Harlem

The Amazing Afro-Cuban Colors of Havana Come to Harlem

by #teamEBONY

This month, representatives of Havana, Cuba came to Harlem, NY, to introduce the country’s rich tapestry of music, dance, art, and culture to audiences... Read More

Colin Kaepernick: When Not Standing Really Means Taking a Bigger Stand

Colin Kaepernick: When Not Standing Really Means Taking a Bigger Stand

by Marcus Lamar

Be careful what you wish for or you just might get it. We live in a social climate where freedom of speech is halfheartedly... Read More

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#SHAREBLACKJOY: EBONY Does Afropunk 2016

by Aaron Rhodan

When I moved to Brooklyn from Atlanta in 2012, I told people I’d escaped. After spending six-plus years in the South, I needed to... Read More

Fast Forward

[Watch] Distributors Talk Diversity in Hollywood

by Kyra Kyles

Let us get this straight.  It is 2016 and folks are mad that Spider Man’s bae Mary Jane will be portrayed by the beautiful... Read More

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Exclusive: Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture

by Britni Danielle

“Can I go off script real quick?” That was how Nate Parker broke his silence on the growing firestorm surrounding his 1999 rape allegation.... Read More