Heineken

Take Note, Pepsi: Heineken’s New Ad Deftly Embraces Cultural Conversation

by #TeamEBONY

We’re living in extremely divisive times. Here in the U.S., we’re split over the topic of race relations in America, our politics are increasingly... Read More

Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Highlight Murdered Black Women

Here’s What Happened When I Tried to Highlight Murdered Black Women

by Britni Danielle

I have been writing about murdered Black women and girls for as long as I’ve been writing on the web. After 22-year-old Rekia Boyd... Read More

No, Janelle Monáe Doesn’t Think All Women Should Go on a Sex Strike, But Here’s What She Wants

No, Janelle Monáe Doesn’t Think All Women Should Go on a Sex Strike, But Here’s What She Wants

by Britni Danielle

Singer and actress Janelle Monáe covers Marie Clare’s latest “Fresh Faces” issue, but it’s her comments about respecting and protecting women that really got people talking. While the Hidden... Read More

Simon & Schuster

Racism Is Ok, Pedophilia Isn’t: Simon & Schuster Axes Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book

by #TeamEBONY

Outspoken Far Right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is feeling the sting of yet another rebuke today after publishing giant Simon & Schuster canceled the June... Read More

male ego

Fragile Male Egos Are Not Only Unattractive, They’re Dangerous

by LaSha

My husband and I will be celebrating our fifth anniversary in just a few months, but I’ve been “married” much longer. When I was 20, I... Read More

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community<br />

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones and Colorism in Our Community

by LaSha

A few of weeks ago, a friend tagged me in an article about how Saturday Night Live cast member and comedienne Leslie Jones hadn’t... Read More

Toxic Masculinity Matters<br />

Toxic Masculinity Matters

by Esther Armah

“For the serious ones, the real ones, the alpha ones, we know what it’s gonna take….revenue and blood,” so said Gavin Long, the identified... Read More

Who Told Chris Brown to Do a Documentary?

Who Told Chris Brown to Do a Documentary?

by Michael Arceneaux

I have just one and very much sincere question for those responsible for guiding Chris Brown’s career:    Do you still actually like him?... Read More

Tyrese Rev. Run Its not you its men

Why Tyrese Is the Wrong Man to Give Advice to Women

by Michael Arceneaux

When the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) first announced a talk show based on men and relationships co-starring Tyrese one question raced to my mind:... Read More

Every Serena Williams win comes with a side of disgusting racism and sexism

How Racism Follows Serena When She Wins

by #teamEBONY

At the 2001 BNP Paribas Open tournament in Indian Wells, California, Serena and Venus Williams were booed by fans who accused them of match... Read More