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[App Addict] 3 Meme Creating Apps You Should Have

by Elizabeth Aguirre

For better or for worse, memes have become an integral part of the way that we as a culture share ideas. It doesn’t matter if you’re a… Read More

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Discover Guadeloupe: European Flair With African Roots

by Lisa Bonner

Maybe you’ve heard about this little island in the Caribbean, but in case you haven’t, get ready to add yet another destination to your… Read More

ALS Awareness Month: Lou Gherig's Disease Took My Mother's Life

ALS Awareness Month: Lou Gherig's Disease Took My Mother's Life

by Sylvia Snowden

A limp. It all started with a limp. That much I remember pretty clearly. Now, initially, the limp was so subtle that if you didn't know my mother… Read More

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When It Comes to Co-parenting, Sometimes Love Isn’t Enough

by Shanita Hubbard

To My Co-parent: I thought my heart was going to stop when I heard our five-year-old daughter tell a friend she wished you lived with us… Read More

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Taste of Freedom

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Taste of Freedom

by Donna Battle Pierce

More than 150 years after Major General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas announcing immediate freedom for enslaved Blacks, Juneteenth celebrations… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 70: The Subers

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 70: The Subers

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

A study published in the Journal of Personal Relationships finds that couples who laugh together have higher quality relationships. Miesha and Jon… Read More

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Discover the Wonders of Cameroon: 'Africa in Miniature'

by Danielle T. Pointdujour

When it comes to travel to Africa, everyone dreams about hitting spots like South Africa, Kenya and Ghana. However, with 54 countries on the continent… Read More

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

Removing the Blindfold: Reimagining Reproductive Futures

by Sevonna Brown

During the height of the Clinton administration's health care reform debate of the mid '90s, a group of Black… Read More

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Game On

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Game On

by #teamEBONY

Getting together with extended family is a good time waiting to happen.  Grilling, eating, sharing travel stories and catching up with one another’s… Read More

[The Upload] Birmingham Native Helping Kids Find College Cash

[The Upload] Birmingham Native Helping Kids Find College Cash

by Lynne d Johnson

There’s a student debt crisis totaling about $1.3 trillion. It started with the recession of 2008, during a time when Christopher Gray, a young… Read More

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