Photos

[Black Lens] SXSW Heats Up, March Goes Mad, Winter Strikes Back, The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY

This week’s events in photos were a sign that Spring is around the corner, although it might not necessarily feel like it. Starting last... Read More

Steve King

A Short List of Rep. Steve King’s Most Volatile Remarks

by #teamEBONY

Iowa Rep. Steve King has been in the news recently because of racially charged comments that he not only made about immigration, but doubled... Read More

Harriet Tubman

Legacy of Harriet Tubman Preserved at New Center in Maryland

by Donna Owens

Nearly two centuries after the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born on a Maryland plantation, a new historical site bearing her name has opened to... Read More

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

by LaShieka Hunter

On March 10 and 11, a movement will be taking place. Literally. Thousands of Black women and girls across the world will gather to... Read More

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

by #TeamEbony

The Harriet Tubman Home is on a mission to preserve the legacy of its namesake, abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman, after a newly discovered... Read More

Harriet Tubman's gravestone is seen at Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn, N.Y.

National Park Dedicated to Life and Work of Harriet Tubman

by #teamEBONY

Federal parks officials have declared the burial place of abolitionist Harriet Tubman and sites in upstate New York where she lived and worked, a... Read More

Keep Harriet Tubman – and all women – off the $20 bill

Why Harriet Tubman on the $20 Might Not be the Best Idea

by The Washington Post

On one hand, replacing the face of Andrew Jackson – a man whose wealth was made on the backs of enslaved Black people –... Read More

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Let’s take another look at the political week that was… ●      Over 500 people have died during the most recent clashes in Egypt.  President... Read More

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Russell, You Let Harriet Tubman Down

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Russell, You Let Harriet Tubman Down

by Jamilah Lemieux

The most famed "conductor" of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman is said to have worked to free no less than 300 enslaved Africans from... Read More

Russell Simmons apologizes, pulls controversial Harriet Tubman ‘sex tape’ from YouTube

Russell Simmons Apologizes for Harriet Tubman Sex Tape

by #teamEBONY

Early Thursday, Russell Simmons issued an apology for a parody Harriet Tubman “sex tape” video released hours earlier on his new All Def Digital... Read More