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

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

by Blavity.com

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

Halloween Things: When Is It Appropriate to Wear Blackface?

Halloween Things: When Is It Appropriate to Wear Blackface?

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

11 Things That Won’t Save You From Being Black

11 Things That Won’t Save You From Being Black

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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The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History's 50th Anniversary Gala

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

Trayvon Martin's Mom Gets Candid

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

Sidmel Estes

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

[Personal Essay] Why I No Longer Identify as Gay

[Personal Essay] Why I No Longer Identify as Gay

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

The Emerging 'Blackonomy'

The Emerging 'Blackonomy'

by Terrence Chappell

Cha-Ching! Black folks are getting, more money, more education, and overall more equity and social building assets according… Read More

Dolls Help Little Black Girls Embrace Their Natural Hair

Dolls Help Little Black Girls Embrace Their Natural Hair

by #teamEBONY

Yelitsa Jean-Charles remembers crying when she received a Black Barbie doll when she was little.  "This isn't the real Barbie,"… Read More

Latest Batman Comic Tackles Racism, Police Brutality

Latest Batman Comic Tackles Racism, Police Brutality

by #teamEBONY

People die every day in Gotham City, the fictional hive of corruption where patrols the rooftops. But not until Wednesday did the Dark Knight find… Read More

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