Coolest Black Family Reunion: Must-Have Checklist

Coolest Black Family Reunion: Must-Have Checklist

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Get ready to take selfies with your second cousin and hear Big Mama tell stories about what your dad was like as a kid. It’s officially… Read More

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[EDITOR'S LETTER] Ying and Yang: The Ups & Downs of Mothering

by Kierna Mayo

My first born, due on Christmas Eve, arrived a full three days late—an ounce shy of 10 pounds. I had an emergency cesarean section that didn’t… Read More

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The Coolest Black Family in America No. 69: The Sims

by Joicelyn Dingle

Despite the current rhetoric that permeates through our country, we know that African Americans have strong traditional bonds with everything from… Read More

Pregnancy Past Our Prime: How Old is Too Old?

Pregnancy Past Our Prime: How Old is Too Old?

by Urban Housecall Doctors

Recently, Janet Jackson shocked the world with the news that she would be postponing her tour in an effort to start a family.  While many were… Read More

Taneshia Nash Laird EBONY MAgazine March 2016 Holding On...With a Little Help from My Social Media Friends

Holding On...With a Little Help from My Social Media Friends

by #teamEBONY

Shock is too gentle a word for what I experienced. My husband’s death pulled me away from the rest of the world. For months, I would take my… Read More

[Editor's Letter] What Does It Mean to be a Girls' Girl?<br />

[Editor's Letter] What Does It Mean to be a Girls' Girl?

by Kierna Mayo

I thought I’d collapse. When I walked into the house filled with Black women dressed in all white, talking, laughing and gliding across… Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America,<br />
No. 68: The Rices

The Coolest Black Family in America,
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by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

“This never, ever happens,” says 33-year-old Jessica Rice. “Who meets someone for the first time and knows they… Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

I’d Loved Before, But Never Like This

by asha bandele

It’s not as though there is anything special my daughter, Nisa, is doing. As I write this, she is leaning back, listening to… Read More

Life After Death

Life After Death

by Kimberly Seals Allers

Thanks to life insurance policies and credit cards, more families are able to handle funeral expenses for a loved one without being left in dire… Read More

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[Opinion] A Case for Meditation in Schools

by Elizabeth Aguirre

In my native city of Chicago, it is not unusual to wake up to reports of the number of shootings that occurred the night before. Typically, people… Read More

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