Danielle Brooks on Lack of Diversity in Fashion: Ashley Graham Isn’t the Only Plus-Size Model

Danielle Brooks on Lack of Diversity in Fashion: Ashley Graham Isn’t the Only Plus-Size Model

by Jessica Bennett   Dec 12, 2017

Orange is the New Black star Danielle Brooks is a proud, curvy woman, who acknowledges the fashion world is slowly but surely becoming more... Read More

CVS to Ditch All Sun Tanning Products!

CVS to Ditch All Sun Tanning Products!

by Noel Walker   May 19, 2017

On a mission to bring awareness to skin health and potential sun damage CVS will rid it's shelves of all sun tanning products under SPF 15. Read More

Flawed and Fearless: How a Severe Burn Survivor Wears Her Scars Like Diamonds

Flawed and Fearless: How a Severe Burn Survivor Wears Her Scars Like Diamonds

by Princess Gabbara   May 04, 2017

Alyssa McDonald was two years old when she accidentally knocked over a pot of scorching hot melted butter directly onto her face and part... Read More

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

Exclusive: Brown Girl Magic Conference Seeks to Inspire

by Sylvia Snowden   Apr 03, 2017

If little girls are made of “sugar, spice and everything nice,” then Brown girls are definitely made of foxy, moxie and magic—lots and lots... Read More

Behind the Scenes of EBONY’s March Cover Shoot

Behind the Scenes of EBONY’s March Cover Shoot

by #teamEBONY   Mar 07, 2016

You've seen EBONY magazine's jaw droppingly gorgeous cover stars of the March issue.  We've been getting shout outs in outlets from Buzzfeed to Refinery... Read More

It Ain’t Over Until The “Big Sassy Black” Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

It Ain’t Over Until The “Big Sassy Black” Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

by Erica Watson   Sep 09, 2015

"Big Sassy Black women in Church Dresses are my favorite thing in the world. But I’m really selfish and I want to keep you... Read More

Black Breastfeeding Week

5 Things Every Man Needs to Know About Breasts

by Kimberly Seals Allers   Aug 21, 2014

The “twins”, saddle bags, titties, ta-tas, “the girls.” Men have a lot of words for breasts. Most of them speak to their fleshy, mound-like... Read More

Are Butt Lifts the New Black?

Are Butt Lifts the New Black?

by #teamEBONY   Jun 13, 2014

Black women have been both criticized and praised for having ample, shapely behinds—-but we're not all lucky enough to be born with a curvaceous... Read More

Eat What You Love—And Lose Weight!

Eat What You Love—And Lose Weight!

by Margena A. Christian   Jan 16, 2014

It almost sounds too good to be true, but the possibility of chowing down on your favorite meal while keeping unwanted pounds off your... Read More

Teaching Black Girls to Be Beautiful

Teaching Black Girls to Be Beautiful

by Daisy Jenkins, JD   Dec 23, 2013

One of the songs I love so much by the late Godfather of Soul, James Brown, is “Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m... Read More