T.I. and Tiny—Ya’ll Still Making it Work?

T.I. and Tiny—Ya’ll Still Making it Work?

by By S. Tia Brown

After more than a decade together, and seven years in a legal union, T.I. and Tiny decided not to move forward with their divorce—for... Read More

Big Poppa’s Notorious Lyrical Influence in Hip-Hop

Big Poppa’s Notorious Lyrical Influence in Hip-Hop

by LaToya Cross

As we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.'s death, EBONY takes a look at his lasting musical influence in hip-hop culture. Read More

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Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Makes Cash Pledge to “Do More” for Others

by #teamEBONY

Seattle Seahawks’ defenseman Michael Bennett has announced that he will be donating all endorsement money he gets in 2017 to causes that are aimed at... Read More

Atlanta’s Zazie Beetz Gets the ‘Domino’ Effect

Atlanta’s Zazie Beetz Gets the ‘Domino’ Effect

by LaToya Cross

The Marvel Universe is adding a new face to its alternative world character line-up and we’re all smiles about it. While anticipation for the... Read More

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Kerry Washington to Bring Brit Bennett’s Best Selling Book, ‘The Mothers’ to the Screen

by Britni Danielle

With the success of films like Hidden Figures and Fences, it’s no surprise Hollywood is looking for more books by Black authors to bring to the big screen.... Read More

The No. 1 Young Adult Novel in the U.S. Is Inspired by #BlackLivesMatter

The No. 1 Young Adult Novel in the U.S. Is Inspired by #BlackLivesMatter

by #TeamEBONY

Over the past few years, it’s been hard to ignore the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the protests that have swept across the country in the... Read More

‘The Get Down’ Takes Us on a Wild Ride in Part II

‘The Get Down’ Takes Us on a Wild Ride in Part II

by LaToya Cross

Back to the “Boogie Down Bronx” we go when season two of Netflix’s The Get Down returns. Netflix dropped the first teaser for the... Read More

Chance The Rapper Dismisses Sun-Times Article, Family-Style

Chance The Rapper Dismisses Sun-Times Article, Family-Style

by LaToya Cross

Lil' Chano from 79th put family first in his response to the critical Chicago Sun-Times article. Read More

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On Losing Biggie and Dealing With PTSD From Growing Up in the Hood

by S. Tia Brown

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, was killed. His music was the soundtrack of... Read More

[Women’s History] Olympic Champ Simone Manuel Reflects on Her Historic Win

[Women’s History] Olympic Champ Simone Manuel Reflects on Her Historic Win

by #teamEBONY

“The person that I am is probably the proudest thing that I cherish…” Everyone has a purpose, but very few will be able to... Read More