Miss Illinois Teen USA

16-Year-Old Dance Coach Becomes the First Black Miss Teen Illinois USA

by Zahara Hill

In the 34-year-history of the Miss Teen Illinois USA pageant, Sydni Dion Bennett is the first young Black woman to win the competition. Bennett, 16, a... Read More

Melissa Harris-Perry Talks the Politics of Black Hair

Melissa Harris-Perry Talks the Politics of Black Hair

by #teamEBONY

This past weekend, ​Melissa Harris Perry ​​featured actress Nicole Ari Parker, Curly Nikki blogger Nikki Walton, University of Pennsylvania professor Anthea Butler, and cultural... Read More