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Let Lupita LIVE!

by Michael Arceneaux

Okay, I will admit to laughing like hell when I saw this shot of Tyler Perry and the new Academy Award-winning actress, Lupita N’yongo… Read More

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BET's Being Mary Jane star Gabrielle Union recently appeared on ABC's The View, where she discussed being… Read More

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When Beyoncé released her ‘surprise’ self-titled album late last year, cameos from artists such as Drake, Frank… Read More

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President Obama Introduces 'My Brother's Keeper' Plan

by Tomika L. Anderson

President Obama unveiled his historic program “My Brother’s Keeper” at the White House this Thursday, surrounded… Read More

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Asean Johnson:
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by Kristin Braswell

When a then 9-year-old Asean Johnson took… Read More

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Film to Explore George Stinney, Jr. Execution

by Kristin Braswell

In 1944 in Alcolu, South Carolina, a then-14-year-old George Stinney Jr. was outside tending to his family's cows with his sister… Read More

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on Education for Black Youth

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Starting next month, the White House Initiative for Educational Excellence for African Americans and EBONY Magazine Read More

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White House Announces Young Black Male Empowerment Initiative

by #teamEBONY

Today, the White House will launch the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, in order to empower Black boys and young men… Read More

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