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

Kouren Thomas Could Have Been My Baby

Kouren Thomas Could Have Been My Baby

by Laura Miller

“What can I say? He was a good boy. He didn’t bother nobody.”  “He was a good kid, and I don’t have him anymore…there’s... Read More

On Raising Children When Black Lives Still Don’t Matter to Some<br />

On Raising Children When Black Lives Still Don’t Matter to Some

by Josie Pickens

Sending my daughter out into the world without me is proving to be the greatest trigger of my anxiety, and yet every day I... Read More

How Yoga Brought One Mother Peace After Her Son’s Death

How Yoga Brought One Mother Peace After Her Son’s Death

by Mable Ivory

The day after 36-year-old MacArthur Harrell was killed in a drive-by shooting, his distraught mother, Daphne Ivory, knew she needed a therapeutic outlet to... Read More

[VIDEO] The Coolest Black Family in American No. 71: The Bacons

[VIDEO] The Coolest Black Family in American No. 71: The Bacons

by #teamEBONY

Randall and Deena Bacon took part in organizing one the richest American traditions, The Black Family Reunion. Watch as we take a peek into... Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 71: The Bacons

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 71: The Bacons

by Joicelyn Dingle

Over the Memorial Day weekend, Randall and Deena Bacon— both actors and commercial and print models who live in El Camino Village, California —introduced... Read More

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Coolest Black Family Reunion Quiz Key

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

So, how did you do on our kinfolk quiz? Check out our key below and brush up on your knowledge of which celebs are... Read More

Fathers Day Graduation

My Father Graduated College At 65 & Taught Me About Black Excellence

by George Johnson

I remember it like it was yesterday.  It was a cold December day, right after Christmas, and I was packing up my car to... Read More