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#ShareBlackJoy: Meadows Festival and More Music Fun

by #teamEBONY

Not one, but two blockbuster music events, Roots Festival and the Meadows Festival, brought smiles to brown faces over the past few week. Watch... Read More

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The Faces of Prostate Cancer: Four Black Men, Four Survivors

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As September draws to a close it’s important to remember that it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Typically, when one thinks of prostate cancer, it... Read More

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 72: The Wares

The Coolest Black Family in America No. 72: The Wares

by Joicelyn Dingle

Three generations of savvy, New York women comprise the Ware family. When Michele Ware, owner of Hoodwinked Escape in Upper Manhattan, left her job... Read More

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The NMAAHC: Images of Who We Are

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture opened Saturday and gave visitors a new, technologically sophisticated and interactive way to view the... Read More

The Amazing Afro-Cuban Colors of Havana Come to Harlem

The Amazing Afro-Cuban Colors of Havana Come to Harlem

by #teamEBONY

This month, representatives of Havana, Cuba came to Harlem, NY, to introduce the country’s rich tapestry of music, dance, art, and culture to audiences... Read More

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#SHAREBLACKJOY: EBONY Does Afropunk 2016

by Aaron Rhodan

When I moved to Brooklyn from Atlanta in 2012, I told people I’d escaped. After spending six-plus years in the South, I needed to... Read More

Swizz Beatz, Q-Tip and More Get Artsy in the Bronx

Swizz Beatz, Q-Tip and More Get Artsy in the Bronx

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When hip-hop and high art collide… A$AP Rocky, Swizz Beatz, Young Thug and Q-Tip gathered in the Bronx with an equally heavy-hitting roster of... Read More

In the Shadow of the Games, Black Expats Share Their View of Brazil

In the Shadow of the Games, Black Expats Share Their View of Brazil

by AhDream Smith

For the most part, during the 2016 Olympics, we’ve seen Brazil through the eyes of the media without glancing at what its like for... Read More

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Simone Biles’ Triumphant Moment at the Rio Games

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She stands only 4’9 and weighs 104 lbs., but Simone Biles‘ diminutive stature was apparently giant when it came to capturing the gold medal... Read More

Letting Loose at Soul Beach Music Festival 2016

Letting Loose at Soul Beach Music Festival 2016

by #teamEBONY

One of the summer’s many highlights is the annual Soul Beach Music Festival (SBMF) now in it’s 15th year. The epic music and party... Read More