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Juan Valentine Ain’t Your Average Yogi

by Josie Pickens

Juan Valentine loves fly fashion, dope haircuts, and transforming lives through teaching yoga.  He’s not your average yogi–a Black man with cropped locs and... Read More

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GirlTrek Is Inspiring Healthy Black Womanhood, One Step at a Time

by Zainab Karim

With the hashtag #BlackGirlHealing, GirlTrek is drawing much-needed attention to the root causes of health issues and social ills among Black women. This national... Read More

Black Teen Suicide: More Reality Than Myth

Black Teen Suicide: More Reality Than Myth

by Dr. Summer Matheson

Last November, after reading “Preventing Suicides in the Black Community” by Gaynor Hall and Pam Grimes, a quote that echoed in my head was,... Read More

Black Women Turn to Internet to Battle Mystifying Illness

Black Women Turn to Internet to Battle Mystifying Illness

by Driadonna Roland

When singer Chrisette Michele was featured in EBONY’s “Body Brigade” issue in March, she and her fellow full-figured bombshells dished intimate details of their... Read More

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Shattering the Myth of the “Mad” Black Woman

by Josie Pickens

In 1981, Black, radical, feminist poet and activist Audre Lorde addressed a crowd at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference. She focused her entire... Read More

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Holly Robinson Peete Welcomes You To The “Autism Express”

by Najja Parker

Holly Robinson Peete has her hands full. She's the star of a new reality series on OWN entitled For Peete's Sake, she's getting the word out about... Read More

Behind the Scenes of EBONY’s March Cover Shoot

Behind the Scenes of EBONY’s March Cover Shoot

by #teamEBONY

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

EBONY Magazine February 2016

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

by Tiffany Walden

My older sister had her first heart attack in 2004 at age 34 when I was in my final year of law school. That... Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

Planning for Life After Death

by Kimberly Seals Allers

Thanks to life insurance policies and credit cards, more families are able to handle funeral expenses for a loved one without being left in... Read More

6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

by Kellee Terrell

It’s no secret that African-Americans aren’t treated as well as we should be when we go the doctor. Mounds of trusted and well-respected studies... Read More