Tribute: Charlie Murphy, The Straight-Faced Storyteller

Tribute: Charlie Murphy, The Straight-Faced Storyteller

by LaToya Cross and Chan C. Smith   Apr 12, 2017

Pop culture was rocked on Wednesday by the loss of Charlie Murphy,  an unfiltered straight-faced storyteller who guaranteed to make you laugh before he... Read More

keke wyatt

Being: Keke Wyatt

by Britni Danielle   Apr 07, 2017

Everything about singer Keke Wyatt is big–her hair, her voice, her family, her career, her personality. The former R&B Diva star just released an... Read More

Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Maxine Waters: ‘Black Women, It Is Our Time’

by Chan C. Smith   Apr 07, 2017

Congresswoman Maxine Waters delivered an inspiring, #BlackGirlMagic-filled keynote address at the Chicago Black Women’s Expo Phenomenal Woman Awards Gala on Thursday evening. The California... Read More

California African American Museum

In Our Cities: The California African American Museum Redefines Black History in Los Angeles

by Mariel Turner   Apr 06, 2017

The Black experience in Los Angeles has been defined by misunderstood stereotypes for years—gang wars, drive-by shootings, broken families—but curators at the California African... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Women Continue to Fight the Wage Gap on Equal Pay Day

by Chan C. Smith   Apr 04, 2017

Since 1996, the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) has been bringing awareness to the wage gap between men and women. Equal Pay Day... Read More

Martin Luther King

The Shocked Reaction to Martin Luther King’s Assassination

by #teamEBONY   Apr 04, 2017

It was a moment of dismay for the entire country. A moment people felt insurmountable loss and bewilderment, and whose shock can still be felt today.... Read More

Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper, Chicago Bulls Give $1.2M to CPS Students

by Chan C. Smith   Mar 31, 2017

Chicago-favorite Chance the Rapper made a follow-up announcement to his generous donation of over $1 million to Chicago Public Schools on Friday. At a... Read More

Eso Won Books

In Our Cities: Eso Won Books Ignites a Love of Reading in LA

by Mariel Turner   Mar 30, 2017

James Fugate knows the importance of knowledge in the Black community. The Detroit native has been selling books in South Los Angeles neighborhoods for... Read More

April Ryan

Journalist April Ryan Shook Her Head “In Disbelief” at WH Press Secretary’s Remarks

by Madison J. Gray   Mar 29, 2017

April Ryan, an American Urban Radio Networks correspondent, may now be the most well-known member of the White House Press Corps because of the... Read More

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade Hosts 5th ‘A Night On The RunWade’ Event

by #teamEBONY   Mar 20, 2017

Chicago Bulls shooting guard, Dwyane Wade, held “A Night on the RunWade” charity fashion show and silent auction for the first time in his hometown.... Read More