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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

#ShareBlackJoy: The Uber Soca Cruise

#ShareBlackJoy: The Uber Soca Cruise

by #teamEBONY

The day after Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States of America, fifteen hundred people boarded the Norwegian Pearl in... Read More

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

by Lynne D Johnson

The numbers still aren’t adding up for African-Americans in tech. A new study conducted by Lawless Research (on behalf of Techstars and Chase for... Read More

Michael Ealy Joins the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

Michael Ealy Joins the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

by LaShieka Hunter

For Michael Ealy, the fight against pancreatic cancer is very personal. In 2011, he lost his mother-in-law to the deadly cancer, which is the... Read More

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Black Teens Kick Butt in Tech, Need More Access to STEM

by Glenn Jeffers

Here’s the good news. A new study released this past October found that Black tweens and teens are both proficient and confident in basic... Read More

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Play On — Love & Hip Hop: The Game

by Lynne D Johnson

When it comes to business Mona Scott-Young doesn’t play games…until now. The success of female-targeted video game apps such as Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, which... Read More

Uncle Charlie’s Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Uncle Charlie’s Fight Against Prostate Cancer

by LaShieka Hunter

In 2008, a few days after a routine physical, R&B crooner Charlie Wilson received news that changed his life forever. He had prostate cancer.... Read More

In Response to Colin Kaepernick Choosing Not to Vote

In Response to Colin Kaepernick Choosing Not to Vote

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

As America finds itself staring down the barrel of a Donald Trump presidency, everyone from Washington insiders and political pundits, to everyday citizens and... Read More

Escape to the Beauty of Oman

Escape to the Beauty of Oman

by Danielle Pointdujour

While most head to the Middle East to visit the playground of the United Arab Emirates, many overlook a quick side trip to another... Read More