Villasenor

New History-Making Latina on SNL Cast is Some Kind of Fool

by Kyra Kyles

Man, this REALLY isn’t the week for this. We are besieged by horrific headlines about Black men being cut down by police officers and, hell, even... Read More

Listen Up: 5 Black Podcasts to Add to Your Arsenal

Listen Up: 5 Black Podcasts to Add to Your Arsenal

by Elizabeth Aguirre

For those of us who cannot take the monotony of regular radio, but refuse to pay for a satellite subscription, podcasts are a great way... Read More

Bordeaux

[Passport Goals] Bikes And Bordeaux

by Lisa Bonner

There is no doubt that for many people, Paris is the darling of France. Rich in culture, draped in gorgeous architecture, and haute couture,... Read More

A Sophisticated Space for Sistas and…Cigars

A Sophisticated Space for Sistas and…Cigars

by Curtis Bunn / Urban News Service

When Monica Cooper walked into a smoke-filled room, it changed her life. She was a New York promotional model in 1998, when she worked... Read More

After Criticism, Airbnb Moves to Fix Its Discrimination Issues

After Criticism, Airbnb Moves to Fix Its Discrimination Issues

by #teamEBONY

Airbnb, the popular home sharing company that has replaced hotel stays for many seeking lodging — but has also been the subject of criticism over racial... Read More

[App Addict] 3 Apps for the Healthy Foodie

[App Addict] 3 Apps for the Healthy Foodie

by Elizabeth Aguirre

Whether you prefer your food farm-raised or plant based, one thing you can’t deny is that the most nutritious meals are prepared at home... Read More

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer Needs to Sit Down. Fast.

by Kyra Kyles

Oh, Amy Schumer. Are you the Internet answer to “Can’t Get Right” or what? As if your confused friend Lena Dunham didn’t make a... Read More

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From Blue Ivy to Alicia Keys: Stop Policing Black Women’s Looks

by Kyra Kyles

There is a competition out here in these online streets, but believe me neither side could ever be categorized as a winner. It’s a... Read More

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Lately, I’ve noticed that many of my e-friends and e-acquaintances have been engaging in a lot of heated discussions about masculinity. I’ve also noticed... Read More

richard beavers ebony magazine september 2016

Turning His Life Into Art, Then Into Business

by S. Tia Brown

Richard Beavers wasn’t a bad guy, but as a kid he made some terrible choices. “I left high school in the 9th grade, and... Read More