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#BlackExcellence Alive on the 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala Red Carpet!

by #teamEBONY

Once again its on! The 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala has officially kicked off at Los Angeles’ iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday night.... Read More

Working Together Towards a HIV/AIDS Free Generation

Working Together Towards a HIV/AIDS Free Generation

by Drew-Shane Daniels

Often times we are reminded about unsettling facts about how HIV and AIDS looks within the Black gay community. These stories are often laced... Read More

Living Example: Advocating HIV/AIDS While Positive

Living Example: Advocating HIV/AIDS While Positive

by LaShieka Hunter

Two years ago, in the privacy of his own home, then 26-year-old Eddie Wiley and a few close friends decided to take a rapid... Read More

[App Addict] Democracy Now: 3 Apps to Keep You Politically Informed

[App Addict] Democracy Now: 3 Apps to Keep You Politically Informed

by Elizabeth Aguirre

In today’s political climate we the people can no longer afford to allow congress to take advantage of the fact that, more often than... Read More

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Taking Off the Mask When Things Aren’t ‘OK’

by Alisha Tillery

In everyday conversation, you’ll often be asked, “How are things?” The common response is “Fine” or “OK,” a quick, safe answer that in many... Read More

Our #BuyBlack List For Black Friday

Our #BuyBlack List For Black Friday

by #TeamEBONY

Welcome to Black Friday, a day where we spend our hard earned dollars with some of the biggest retailers in the country. But what if... Read More

Holiday Healing: Dealing With Grief This Holiday Season

Holiday Healing: Dealing With Grief This Holiday Season

by Shanita Hubbard

In 2016 we faced some unspeakable and gut wrenching events.  We mourned as some of our heroes died, and expressed our anger as we... Read More

Tis’ the Season: The 2016 EBONY Holiday Gift Guide

Tis’ the Season: The 2016 EBONY Holiday Gift Guide

by Danielle Pointdujour

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. A season of reflections, blessings, giving and if you’re a little spoiled like us…receiving! Whether they... Read More

A Vegan Dinner With Erykah Badu

A Vegan Dinner With Erykah Badu

by Diahann Williams

A night of celebration as we honored Erykah Badu the 2016 Soul Train Awards executive producer and host. Read More

Kanye West: How Being ‘Strong and Silent’ Hurts Black Men

Kanye West: How Being ‘Strong and Silent’ Hurts Black Men

by Terrence F. Chappell

Depression is a snake in the grass whose signal isn’t always as overt as a bite or a sting. It can mask itself in perceived progression,... Read More