11-Year-Old Launches Book Club in Celebration of Black Boys

11-Year-Old Launches Book Club in Celebration of Black Boys

by #teamEBONY

11-year-old Sidney Keys III has started a book club to celebrate Black boys, and it looks like it is much needed. According to St. Louis... Read More

The Most Important Relationship Advice I’ve Ever Received As A Young Black Boy

The Most Important Relationship Advice I’ve Ever Received As A Young Black Boy

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

To be an older millennial—one approaching his mid-thirties—is an interesting phenomenon because of how we’ve been able to see the world evolve, shift, and... Read More

Carrying Jada

Supporting and Carrying our Girls and Boys

by #teamEBONY

We think it is rape culture or gun violence that will define us as a fallen civilization. But it's the indifference that will do... Read More

Why Black Boys Need Lupita Nyong’o

Why Black Boys Need Lupita Nyong’o

by Damon Young

It was revealed yesterday that Lupita Nyong’o was named People Magazine’s "Most Beautiful" person. Considering the fact that she’s been everyone’s red carpet darling... Read More

How to Make My Brother’s Keeper Better

How to Make My Brother’s Keeper Better

by Colorlines

With the announcement of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative last week, President Obama unveiled his first effort explicitly aimed at the social and economic... Read More

Jordan Davis and Lucia McBath

Another Black Boy’s Life Interrupted

by The Atlantic

I'll be 39 in September, and it has taken all 39 of those years to learn how to learn. I never considered myself particularly... Read More

A Black Woman’s Response to 'American Promise' Because We Were There Too

American Promise was Great, but What About the Black Girls?

by #teamEBONY

Posts about the POV documentary American Promise began to appear in my Facebook newsfeed about a week before it aired on PBS. Two Black... Read More

Meet the Bay Area entrepreneurs who want to change the face of Silicon Valley.

The Hidden Genius Project Gives Young Black Men STEM Skills

by Slate

Like many families across America, the Youngs had holiday traditions. On Christmas Eve, they ate gumbo at Grandma’s house. On Christmas Day, they opened... Read More

[BLACK MAN’S GUIDE TO LIFE]
Black Boys, White Neighborhood

[BLACK MAN’S GUIDE TO LIFE]
Black Boys, White Neighborhood

by Keith Reed

What would you do if your kids were in school with kids who thought dressing up in blackface was cool? Fortunately, it’s not something... Read More

Chris Brown

Chris Brown Didn’t “Lose” His Virginity. He Was Raped

by Clutch

Every time Chris Brown opens his mouth for an interview I wish someone would just intervene and haul him off to therapy. In a... Read More