Janelle Monae Pushes The Envelope With Women’s Empowerment Anthem, ‘PYNK’ (VIDEO)

Janelle Monae Pushes The Envelope With Women’s Empowerment Anthem, ‘PYNK’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 10, 2018

Janelle Monae has never stifled herself creatively for the sake of anyone’s comfort, and continues to be the rebel she is in her new... Read More

Sir The Baptist & Brandy Take on Domestic Violence in Gospel-Tinged ‘Deliver Me’ (VIDEO)

Sir The Baptist & Brandy Take on Domestic Violence in Gospel-Tinged ‘Deliver Me’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 13, 2018

Sir The Baptist’s video, “Deliver Me,” is a poignant visual that addresses the ills of domestic violence, especially as it pertains to those who... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Simone Biles on #BlackGirlMagic and Starting a Family: ‘It’s Kind of Scary to Think About!’

EXCLUSIVE: Simone Biles on #BlackGirlMagic and Starting a Family: ‘It’s Kind of Scary to Think About!’

by Teddy Grant   Feb 13, 2018

Gold medal-winning gymnast, Simone Biles, recently teamed up with Coca-Cola to celebrate the brand’s 90 years of Olympic sponsorship. “It feels amazing to join... Read More

Defenders

You Thought ‘Luke Cage’ Was Lit? Peep ‘The Defenders’

by #teamEBONY   May 03, 2017

If you’re a Blerd — meaning a Blerd in the true, hip-hop culture sense of the word — you were more than stoked when... Read More

In Our Cities: Dignity and Power Now Fights Police Corruption, Mass Incarceration in LA

In Our Cities: Dignity and Power Now Fights Police Corruption, Mass Incarceration in LA

by Mariel Turner   Apr 24, 2017

Patrisse Cullors knows firsthand how the prison-industrial complex can affect families in Los Angeles. The 33-year-old’s brother and father were in and out of... Read More

Obama

[Watch] Obama Makes First Post-White House Appearance

by #teamEBONY   Apr 24, 2017

Former President Barack Obama has returned to Chicago to speak to students in his first post-White House appearance. Obama will speak to students at the... Read More

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, 70 Years Later: Why He Was So Much More Than a Ballplayer

by Curtis Granderson   Apr 15, 2017

For many Americans, April 15th is just Tax Day. But in Major League Baseball, April 15th is a day for remembering an American hero... Read More

Being: India.Arie

Being: India.Arie

by Britni Danielle and LaToya Cross   Apr 14, 2017

India Arie’s voice floats like silk whenever she releases a note. On the surface, you wouldn’t think that this light of positivity and messenger... Read More

Russell Westbrook

[Watch] Behind The Cover: Russell Westbrook

by Chan C. Smith   Apr 14, 2017

Russell Westbrook is breaking records and taking names as he continues to stun audiences with his basketball play-making ability. Joining the ranks of NBA... Read More

The Last Jedi

‘The Last Jedi’ Trailer Is Out — So What are the Blackest Moments?

by #teamEBONY   Apr 14, 2017

It seems like every time a “Star Wars” movie teases its first trailer, the brother in the movie is in some kind of trouble.... Read More