A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

by Madison J. Gray   Feb 05, 2018

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of course: neither of us celebrated our 21st birthdays. But... Read More

[90s Til Infinity] Black Film Classic, ‘Juice’ Turns 25!

[90s Til Infinity] Black Film Classic, ‘Juice’ Turns 25!

by Biba Adams   Jan 17, 2017

Hip-hop enthusiast, Biba Adams talks to Khalil Kain and Ernest Dickerson about the lasting impact of Black film classic, Juice on its 25th anniversary. Read More

Oscar

We Have to Give Young Men the Space to Define Masculinity on Their Own Terms

by George Johnson   Oct 27, 2016

I got my teeth kicked out when I was five-years-old. Two minutes into Moonlight, the critically acclaimed new film by Barry Jenkins, my heart... Read More

Kevin Hart

Editor’s Letter: Man Up

by Kyra Kyles   Sep 29, 2016

One of my fondest memories as an undergrad at Northwestern University centers on a time-honored tradition called “Tribute to Black Men.” Once a year,... Read More

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

by Dr. Larry Walker   Jun 17, 2016

Father’s Day is here and millions of dads will wake up in the morning and think, “today is my day.” The day is full... Read More

[CONFESSIONS] ‘I Haven’t Had Sex in Two Years’

[CONFESSIONS] ‘I Haven’t Had Sex in Two Years’

by #teamEBONY   Apr 15, 2013

The last time I had sex was in 2011. I had been dating this woman for a while, but I was hesitant to commit... Read More

Breaking Your ‘Bad Boy’ Addiction

Breaking Your 'Bad Boy' Addiction

by Sil Lai Abrams   Nov 21, 2012

Bad boys. They’re exciting. Unpredictable. Full of masculine swagger and often brimming with sexual confidence. The young ones usually easily identified by a trail... Read More

Common Sensual:
Sexuality and Shades of Gray

Common Sensual:
Sexuality and Shades of Gray

by Miles Marshall Lewis   Sep 04, 2012

Weeks after Frank Ocean released his magnetic Channel Orange—and admitted via Tumblr that the first love of his life was another guy—I found myself... Read More

Pause, For Real:
Rethinking Manhood On and Off the Court

Pause, For Real:
Rethinking Manhood On and Off the Court

by Darnell L. Moore and David J. Leonard   Aug 27, 2012

Are there specific public spaces where men feel more comfortable showing affection towards other men? Why are basketball courts, football fields, Hollywood screens, and... Read More

‘From Fatherless to Fatherhood’ Director Kobie Brown Speaks

‘From Fatherless to Fatherhood’ Director Kobie Brown Speaks

by #teamEBONY   Jul 30, 2012

Raised in East Orange, New Jersey, Kobie Brown was instilled with a strong sense of community and purpose. Raised by a mother who was... Read More