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School Daze: HBCU Homecoming Season 2015

From classics like Spike Lee's "School Daze" to new-age films like "Drumline" and "Stomp The Yard," the HBCU experience… Read More

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New Hashtag Hits Social Media Fever Pitch

by Cory Townes

To help quell notions of self-doubt and insecurity, digital residents band together on social networks, making a stand in front of the Internet world… Read More

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5 Stages of Trying to Go Out When You Really Don't Want To

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It’s Friday night and your friends have been talking about going to this new bar all day. They can’t wait to try the cleverly-named drinks… Read More

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by Damon Young

Halloween is right around the corner, which means we’re also dead in the middle of another round of Blackface Bingo -- the annual occurrence… Read More

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by Blavity.com

For any of you who hold dear a fictional remedy for black oppression— such as “working hard” or “playing by the rules”… Read More

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Dignitaries, activists, celebritieis as well as Johnson Publishing Company's own chairman Linda Johnson Rice helped celebrate five decades of… Read More

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Trayvon Martin's Mom Gets Candid

by Shantell E. Jamison

It's just after noon when Sybrina Fulton dials into the conference line for our interview, and it's quite obvious that she's a very busy… Read More

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Former NABJ President Sidmel Estes Dead at 60

by #teamEBONY

Former National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) president Sidmel Estes has died. She was 60. In 1991, Estes made history… Read More

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by Luis Pabon

I have a confession: For over 8 years I have lived my life as a self-identified gay man. After much consideration, I have made the conscious decision… Read More

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