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Sigh. Masika Kalysha Catches Heat for Breastfeeding Photo

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The (oddly) uphill battle of normalizing breastfeeding just got another soldier. New mama Masika Kalysha is catching a little heat after posting a… Read More

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[INTERVIEW] Lupita Nyong’o, Giancarlo Esposito Talk Jungle Book

by Crystal Shaw King

Lupita Nyong’o brought vulnerability and tenderness to her turn as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave. She brought wisdom and courage to Maz Kanata… Read More

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Beyond Badu: Skirt Length Blame is Backwards and Dangerous

by Michael Arceneaux

I try to steer clear of wishing ill on another, but I wish Erykah Badu’s cell phone, iPad, and laptop had forged a suicide pact in order to… Read More

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Clap for Him! Chris Jackson Lands New Role at Random House imprint

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The world of book publishing is overwhelmingly White but one brother is, bit by bit, shining a light on a plethora of multicultural books. And with… Read More

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The Problem with La’Porsha Renae and Disagreeing with the “Gay Lifestyle”

by Michael Arceneaux

It didn’t take American Idol runner-up and new Motown signee La’Porsha… Read More

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It seems like just yesterday when Kobe Bryant was a precocious kid from Lower Merion High in Pennsylvania who just happened to be the top high school… Read More

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[COVER STORY] EBONY Goes Off the Gridiron with Cam Newton

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

In the DC comic, Kal-El, better known as Clark Kent (aka Superman), the son of Jor-El of Krypton, arrives on planet Earth by way of a tumultuous meteor… Read More

Larenz Tate Talks 'Game of Silence'

Larenz Tate Talks 'Game of Silence'

by LaToya Cross

Larenz Tate is no stranger to playing gritty.   His turn as the gun-toting, wild card O-Dog in 1993’s Menace II Society… Read More

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So…Um..Rachel Dolezal is Working on a New Project

by #teamEBONY

We have a feeling you weren’t wondering this, but just in case you were… Rachel Dolezal wants the world to know that she is perfectly… Read More

Remembering a Radio Legend: Doug Banks

Remembering a Radio Legend: Doug Banks

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

One of America’s greatest deejays has died. Legendary radioman Doug Banks passed away on Monday due to complications from diabetes. His death… Read More

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