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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

EBONY Magazine April/May 2016 Cam Newton Behind The Scenes

[Watch] Behind the Scenes with Cam Newton

Cam Newton just upped the ante on what it means to be a good son. How you may ask? The NFL star made one of his mother's wishes come true… 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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Happy Birthday, Al Green!

Al  Green has been singing his way into our hearts since the mid-70s.  His talent and infectious spirit shines through with each soulful… 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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Kobe Bryant's Victory Lap Ends, and Social Media Pays Tribute

by #teamEBONY

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

EBONY Magazine April May 2016 Cam Newton

[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

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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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