EBONY Magazine February 2016

Love & Sex / by Akiba Solomon

Forever, Forever, Ever -- Romance Over Decades

Journalist Akiba Solomon reflects on her parents’ 40-plus year love affair

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Love & Sex / By Akiba Solomon
EBONY Magazine February 2016

Forever, Forever, Ever -- Romance Over Decades

Entertainment & Culture
Black Love Comes Alive in ‘Forward’ [WATCH]

Black Love Comes Alive in ‘Forward’ [WATCH]

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Michael Jordan Dunk Contest 1988

SLAM! The Greatest Dunks of All Time!

On this day

... 1946

On this day in 1946, entertainer and dancer Gregory Hines born.

A Week in the Life of Kanye

Entertainment & Culture / Music

A Week in the Life of Kanye

BY Darryl Robertson

Kanye West sure knows how to build up hype. With his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo, finally set to drop today… [read more]

5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment<br />

Love & Sex / Relationships

5 Valentine’s Day Tips for a #BlackLoveMatters Moment

BY Glamazon Tyomi

Valentine’s Day is creeping around the corner this weekend, and many will be scrambling to put together plans to show their… [read more]

‘Scandal’ Returns! [REVIEW]<br />

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

‘Scandal’ Returns! [REVIEW]

by Michael Arceneaux

Towards the end of season four of Scandal, I was weary and ready to throw in the white flag on the show and find something… [read more]

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

BY #teamEBONY

Attorneys for a New York City policeman convicted of shooting an unarmed man to death in a public housing stairwell said he will appeal the verdict. A… [read more]

EBONY Magazine February 2016

News & Views / Gender & Sexuality

Unbreakable: Love Pushing Through the Challenges

BY Gee Session-Smalls

In the game of love, being Black and gay means being dealt two automatic strikes before you even step up to the plate. Learning to love is… [read more]

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

Black History / Icons & Legends

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. Donald Payne Jr. on the Perseverance of His Father

BY #teamEBONY

My father first wanted to be a congressman when he was 10 or 11 and believe it or not, the congressman at that time was the same one he wound up running… [read more]

EBONY Magazine February 2016

News & Views / Gender & Sexuality

Love Looks Like Me

BY Linda Villarosa

For years and years, I never had a serious Black girlfriend. I dated White women and didn’t think it mattered. As a Black lesbian, I… [read more]

[THE UPLOAD] Introducing a New Way to Invest in Black Startups<br />

Life / Tech

[THE UPLOAD] Introducing a New Way to Invest in Black Startups

BY Lynne d Johnson

In Silicon Valley, the name of the funding game is being able to demonstrate traction for your product or service. And while there… [read more]

Rep. John Lewis Sen. Bernie Sanders

News & Views / Politics

Rep. John Lewis Questions Bernie Sanders Civil Rights Work

BY #teamEBONY

Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality… [read more]

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