From Billie to Basie: EBONY Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (PHOTOS)

From Billie to Basie: EBONY Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (PHOTOS)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 11, 2018

The EBONY archives are filled to the brim with images of some of biggest names in Black entertainment and culture, documenting the lives of... Read More

From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 12, 2018

Music has always been a key element to social evolution. In fact, 2009 documentary Soundtrack for a Revolution, examines the Civil Rights Movement with... Read More

Blood on the Leaves:
Eric Garner and ‘Strange Fruit’

Blood on the Leaves:
Eric Garner and ‘Strange Fruit’

by Michael A. Gonzales   Dec 05, 2014

“I can’t breathe,” Eric Garner moaned moments before dying on a Staten Island street on July 17 of this summer. As one of millions... Read More

SIX-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Makes History (in Two Ways) with Lady Day Win

Audra McDonald’s Historic Night

by #teamEBONY   Jun 09, 2014

Audra McDonald makes history at the Tony awards. Five-time Tony winner no more! Audra McDonald made history in two ways when she took home... Read More

How Much Can Audra McDonald Sound Like Billie Holiday?

Audra McDonald Channels Billie Holiday

by #teamEBONY   Apr 14, 2014

Audra McDonald gives an outstanding performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. You will undoubtedly hear that what Audra... Read More

Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks All That Jazz

Dee Dee Bridgewater Talks All That Jazz

by Karu F. Daniels   Dec 18, 2013

Dee Dee Bridgewater is a diva who won’t be dismissed. The one-time Tony Award and three-time Grammy Award winner’s long-awaited New York theater scene... Read More