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Sterling K. Brown on His Emmy Nomination and New Show “This Is Us”

by Marissa Charles

Sterling K. Brown is a happy man – and it shows. He bounces onto the set of his new series, NBC’s This Is Us, with a... Read More

Finding God in Ourselves: For Colored Girls at 40

Finding God in Ourselves: For Colored Girls at 40

by Kim F. Hall

Without Ntozake Shange, we would not have Beyoncé’s #LEMONADE or Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar. Shange’s play for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the... Read More


‘Underground’ to Screen at New National Museum on Black History

by Britni Danielle

Earlier this year, millions of viewers tuned into WGN America’s breakout series Underground and fell in love with its portrayal of the brave enslaved Black Americans who... Read More

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Queen Sugar Recap: You Look Like a Fighter

by Brooke Obie

Editor’s Note: This recap contains spoilers “That’s what they do to us, they make us scared to fight.” When Nova Bordelon utters these words... Read More

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Brandon Marshall Lost His Sponsorship, Here’s How We Should Respond

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

In the Black community, the one word we’ve used to describe our awakening from the socially inherited slumber of white supremacy is “woke.” To... Read More

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Tupac’s Wisdom and Realism

by #teamEBONY

Was Tupac Shakur a child of the Black Panther movement? A visionary poet, far ahead of the dimension in which he lived? A hip-hop genius... Read More


FX’s ‘Atlanta’ Offers Rarely Seen Depictions of Black Masculinity

by AJ Springer

If anyone had any doubts that representation matters, they haven’t checked out Donald Glover’s new FX series, Atlanta. After last week’s premiere that garnered... Read More

Why Adam Jones Believes Baseball is a White Man’s Sport

Why Adam Jones Believes Baseball is a White Man’s Sport

by Marcus Lamar

It’s been almost three weeks since NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick ignited a social debate in this country that has blurred the lines of politics,... Read More


NFL Games See More Pro-Black Gestures Among Players

by #teamEBONY

During opening weekend in the NFL there were noticeable displays of anti-Black oppression and Black solidarity gestures among football players, which started nearly three... Read More

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Tupac Shakur: How a Hip Hop Legacy Endures 20 Years Later

by Shanita Hubbard

Did you hear about the rose that grew / from a crack in the concrete? / Proving natures laws wrong it/ learned how to walk without having... Read More