EBONY Power 100: The Celebration Just Keeps Getting Better and Blacker!

EBONY Power 100: The Celebration Just Keeps Getting Better and Blacker!

by Chan C. Smith

If you don’t know, now you know. EBONY’s Thursday night celebration of Black excellence was a showstopper filled with celebrities, community leaders and thinkers... Read More

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#BlackExcellence Alive on the 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala Red Carpet!

by #teamEBONY

Once again its on! The 2016 EBONY Power 100 Gala has officially kicked off at Los Angeles’ iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday night.... Read More

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The EBONY Power 100: The Cover Stars

by Britni Danielle with Intro by Keith Reed

Get a sneak peek at our Power 100 cover story…. For the past eight years, the country has been both inspired and terrified by the... Read More

Our Editor-in-Chief Talks “Power” on “The Real”

Our Editor-in-Chief Talks “Power” on “The Real”

by Team EBONY

On Thursday evening, some of the best and brightest of Black America and beyond will be feted at our annual EBONY Power 100 gala,... Read More

Power

Ava DuVernay, Nas, Simone Biles, John Legend Define “Power”

by Chan Smith

What is power exactly? Good question. So good, in fact, that EBONY asked our Power 100 stars and they gave us their definitions (with a... Read More

Power

Editor’s Letter: What Being Powered Up Is All About

by Kyra Kyles

He sauntered into the studio with a phone in one hand and a backpack in the other, right on time for his Power 100... Read More

Vote

How the Power of Our Vote Can Win Justice for All

by Hill Harper

Hill, I love you brother, but why should I vote? It doesn’t matter … my vote doesn’t matter at all. This refrain or some... Read More

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Zendaya Thrills With New Moves in Fashion and Tech

by James R. Love

From Disney star to social media darling, EBONY has had a longstanding love affair with all things Zendaya Coleman. Last year, we handpicked the... Read More

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

by Britni Danielle

Almost as soon as Jesse Williams stepped off the stage at the BET Awards after giving a powerful speech about racism, activism, and Black... Read More

[Exclusive] Jacob’s Ladder Remake with Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams, Nicole Beharie

[Exclusive] Jacob’s Ladder Remake with Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams, Nicole Beharie

by Jamilah Lemieux

Exciting news: a few of our favorite stars have aligned for the planned remake of the 1990 thriller Jacob’s Ladder. Jesse Williams, who recently... Read More