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Taking Off the Mask When Things Aren’t ‘OK’

by Alisha Tillery

In everyday conversation, you’ll often be asked, “How are things?” The common response is “Fine” or “OK,” a quick, safe answer that in many... Read More

Our #BuyBlack List For Black Friday

Our #BuyBlack List For Black Friday

by #TeamEBONY

Welcome to Black Friday, a day where we spend our hard earned dollars with some of the biggest retailers in the country. But what if... Read More

Holiday Healing: Dealing With Grief This Holiday Season

Holiday Healing: Dealing With Grief This Holiday Season

by Shanita Hubbard

In 2016 we faced some unspeakable and gut wrenching events.  We mourned as some of our heroes died, and expressed our anger as we... Read More

Tis’ the Season: The 2016 EBONY Holiday Gift Guide

Tis’ the Season: The 2016 EBONY Holiday Gift Guide

by Danielle Pointdujour

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. A season of reflections, blessings, giving and if you’re a little spoiled like us…receiving! Whether they... Read More

A Vegan Dinner With Erykah Badu

A Vegan Dinner With Erykah Badu

by Diahann Williams

A night of celebration as we honored Erykah Badu the 2016 Soul Train Awards executive producer and host. Read More

Kanye West: How Being ‘Strong and Silent’ Hurts Black Men

Kanye West: How Being ‘Strong and Silent’ Hurts Black Men

by Terrence F. Chappell

Depression is a snake in the grass whose signal isn’t always as overt as a bite or a sting. It can mask itself in perceived progression,... Read More

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What’s Killing Kanye West?

by S. Tia Brown, LMSW

It seems the world is getting a show it didn’t pay for and it’s at the expense of Kanye West. Kanye and I have... Read More

Dear Christians: This Pregnant Pastor Doesn’t Need Your Judgment

Dear Christians: This Pregnant Pastor Doesn’t Need Your Judgment

by Shantell E. Jamison

When the story of an unwed, pregnant Harlem pastor broke, I wondered why this was in fact news. As a Christian, I can firmly... Read More

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Chicago Urban League Centennial Celebration Raises Record $2.65 Million

by #teamEBONY

Nearly 1,700 supporters of the Chicago Urban League gathered at the Chicago Urban League’s Golden Fellowship Dinner – Centennial Edition on Nov. 19. Hosted by... Read More

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7 Ways Parents Can Prepare For the Trump Years

by Erickka Sy Savané

By now, many parents are over the shock of the recent election of Donald Trump. If you’re like me you had to explain to a... Read More