Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

Activists, Artists and Leaders Talk Purpose in the Amazing Race (of People)

In EBONY's special Power 100 issue, the legendary Harry Belafonte, actor Jesse Williams and singer Zendaya talk about what it is to be socially responsible in life and on stage and screen [read more]

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50 Years Later, A New Generation of Youth Leaders Evoke The Spirit of Freedom Summer

by Ugi Ugwuomo

The media can be a strange and destructive space in regards to its relationship with the youth of today.  Cultural… Read More

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[Ending Rape 4Ever]
"It's Personal"

by Lori S. Robinson

"I was supposed to attend my five-year reunion at Spelman. I didn't make it. That was the week that I was raped. In… Read More

Street Harassment: The Black Girl’s Bar Mitzvah

How Street Harassment is a Rite of Passage for Black Girls

by #teamEBONY

Ask any Black woman you know, and she’ll probably tell you street harassment has happened to her. Ask any teenage Black girl… Read More

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964:
50 Years Later, What Have We Learned?

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This landmark piece of legislation outlawed… Read More

Maya Angelou

Was This Maya Angelou's Final Interview?

by Asha Bandele and Nicole Saunders

Last week, the National CARES Mentoring Movement concluded its special… Read More

Black Girls for Sale

Black Girls for Sale

by Monique W. Morris

Earlier this month, in response to a growing international condemnation of the April 14th kidnapping of more than 300 Nigerian girls… Read More

President of the Republic of Ghana John Dramani Mahama

African Heads of State Send Support to Nigeria

by John Dramani Mahama

In my capacity as Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State*, I have recently consulted with the presidents of our member nations… Read More

Cláudia Ferreira and the Apathy Towards Black and Brown Women

The Public Doesn't Care about Black and Brown Women

by Jezebel

Jezebel's NappyHeadFlo on the heart-breaking apathy the public shows about the lives of Black and Brown women.  I… Read More


They Have Names

by Jamilah Lemieux

Protests continue in Nigeria and across the world, demanding action against the Boko Haram militant group that kidnapped at least… Read More

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