Find Out How Model Janaye Furman Just Made History

Find Out How Model Janaye Furman Just Made History

by Shantell E. Jamison

Model Janaye Furman has made history! Last week, she became the first Black model to ever open a show for Louis Vuitton during the... Read More

‘Lynching in America’ Presents Painful Truth About Slavery, Murder

‘Lynching in America’ Presents Painful Truth About Slavery, Murder

by Shantell E. Jamison

A nonprofit organization is revisiting a painful reality of American history. “Lynching in America,” presented by the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), seeks to change... Read More

Meet the Second Woman to Design a Jordan Sneaker

Meet the Second Woman to Design a Jordan Sneaker

by #teamEBONY

Love it or hate it, the Air Jordan sneaker is a staple in fashion …  a classic gym shoe, hands down. And for just... Read More

Black ‘Bachelorette’ Says Journey for Love ‘No Different’ Than Past Contestants

Black ‘Bachelorette’ Says Journey for Love ‘No Different’ Than Past Contestants

by #teamEBONY

In the entire history of ABC’s The Bachelorette, there has never been a woman of color in the choosing seat. Until now. Rachel Lindsay made history... 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

This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

by Princess Gabbara

Khalid el-Hakim started frequenting antique shops, garage sales and flea markets and collecting rare artifacts pertaining to Black history in the early 1990s. Among... Read More

Malcolm X

5 Rare Clips of Malcolm X Speaking Truth to Power

by #teamEBONY

The 52 years that have passed since the winter’s day in which Malcolm X was cut down by an assassin’s bullet have not diminished... Read More

cornrows

The History of Cornrows

by Princess Gabbara

“Boxer braids,” “KKW braids,” and “Birthday braids” are the cutesy terms used to describe cornrows whenever they’re worn by Kim Kardashian or Kylie Jenner... Read More

Obama Trump Transition of Power

History Channel To Air “Transition of Power: The Presidency”

by Chan C. Smith

As we near the end of President Barack Obama’s administration in the United States of America, people across the country are anxious as they... Read More

black hair

The History of the Fade

by Princess Gabbara

If there was ever a haircut that exemplified coolness, it has to be none other than the fade. The hairstyle originated in the U.S.... Read More