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Tyler Perry on Building an Empire and Bringing Madea Back

by Crystal Shaw-King

It’s been three years since we’ve seen her curly gray hair and big glasses. Three years since we’ve heard her sassy voice. And three... Read More

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Derrick Rose Cleared of Sexual Assault Claim in Civil Suit

by #teamEBONY

A jury has cleared NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends of accusations of sexually assaulting a woman in a 2013 incident. After less... Read More

[90s Til Infinity] Common Exec-Producing Hip-Hop Comedy

[90s Til Infinity] Common Exec-Producing Hip-Hop Comedy

by LaToya Cross

When Souls of Mischief dropped the classic song ’93 Til Infinity, hip hop culture went crazy. The beat had a funky jazz vibe that... Read More

Jamaica Honors Reggae Icon Peter Tosh With New Museum

Jamaica Honors Reggae Icon Peter Tosh With New Museum

by Britni Danielle

Known as one of the greatest reggae artists to ever grab the mic, Peter Tosh is finally getting his just due. Today, the Peter... Read More

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Derrick Rose Gang-Rape Suit Heads to Jury

by #teamEBONY

The rape lawsuit trial of NBA star Derrick Rose is heading to a jury. A Los Angeles panel is scheduled to begin deliberating Wednesday in... Read More

Is Gun Target T-Shirt Meant as a Threat Against Colin Kaepernick?

Is Gun Target T-Shirt Meant as a Threat Against Colin Kaepernick?

by #teamEBONY

As San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues his gestures of kneeling in protest during the national anthem, he also continues to draw racially... Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsurg Apologizes to Colin Kaepernick

Ruth Bader Ginsurg Apologizes to Colin Kaepernick

by #teamEBONY

The last few years have been filled with one public “sorry” after another and the sad thing is, folks won’t stop setting themselves up... Read More

Cover Exclusive: Kevin Hart on Moguldom, Marriage + Race in America

Cover Exclusive: Kevin Hart on Moguldom, Marriage + Race in America

by Britni Danielle

If there’s anything I’ve learned as an entertainment writer, it’s that celebrities are always late. One time, I waited on the line a half... Read More

Kevin Hart EBONY Magazine October November 2016

Behind the Scenes: EBONY’s Kevin Hart Cover Shoot

by #teamEBONY

Supercomedian Kevin Hart appears on our October/November cover and he’s beyond hilarious. Nobody on set could keep a straight face through the shoot and... Read More

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Stop Blaming Black Women for ‘Birth of a Nation’s’ Low Opening

by LaSha

Since August, I’ve written about Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation twice. The first time was to reconcile my own feelings over wanting to see the story of... Read More