Quincy Jones Talks Richard Pryor & Marvin Gaye Sleeping With Marlon Brando

Quincy Jones Talks Richard Pryor & Marvin Gaye Sleeping With Marlon Brando

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 07, 2018

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has been an open book lately, recently spilling the beans on his very active love life, biopic choices, dating the... Read More

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Regina King Joins New Film Based on James Baldwin Novel

by Jessica Bennett   Oct 24, 2017

Emmy award winner Regina King is set to star in director Barry Jenkins’ latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, based on the 1974... Read More

How James Baldwin Helps Yara Shahidi Cope with Failure

How James Baldwin Helps Yara Shahidi Cope with Failure

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 18, 2017

Yara Shahidi has a lot to be thankful for. She’s enjoying a very fruitful career in the entertainment industry and is well on her... Read More

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Reaches the $6.6M Mark

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 28, 2017

Black film and TV are off to a great start in 2017. As we continue to ride the wave of last year’s successes, we... Read More

How to Love a Man Who Didn’t Love Your Mama

How to Love a Man Who Didn’t Love Your Mama

by Kiese Laymon   Apr 27, 2016

I never believed a word you said because you hit my mama. I started this letter to you at 19 years old on a... Read More

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NY Festival Celebrates 90 Years of James Baldwin

by Kristin Braswell   Apr 17, 2014

“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is... Read More

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James Baldwin, America’s Greatest Writer?

by The Atlantic   Sep 26, 2013

Much of Baldwin's writing is roughly contemporaneous with the Civil Rights movement, but he seems to share none of its hope, none of its... Read More

The Fire This Time:
James Baldwin on George Zimmerman

The Fire This Time:
James Baldwin on George Zimmerman

by Joshua Adams   Jul 17, 2013

On the outrage that many of us feel about the verdict and those responsible:"…this is a crime of which neither I, nor them, nor... Read More

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   Jun 24, 2013

As we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month this June, Ebony.com wants to give props to African-American pioneers, who not only... Read More

BLACK HISTORY:
10 Writers Everyone Must Read

BLACK HISTORY:
10 Writers Everyone Must Read

by #teamEBONY   Feb 01, 2013

Over the 400-year course of African-American history, there have been many inspirational, irreplaceable voices speaking to the hearts and minds of our people through... Read More