Grits

Life / by Donna Battle Pierce

[Hungry for History] Sweet vs. Savory Grits? A Food Historian Settles Debate

When it comes to the Great Grits Debate, a lot of it depends on how--and where--you were raised.

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On this day

...1958

On this day in 1958, Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine became the first black to graduate from Central High School.

Why the Term 'Dating Down' is Irrelevant

Love & Sex / Dating

Why the Term 'Dating Down' is Irrelevant

BY Lincoln Anthony Blades

Dating Down: to enter into a relationship with someone with a much lower income, less material possessions, or a far lower income-earning… [read more]

This Mom’s Amazing Story Is Proof #BlackGirlMagic is Real

Life / Family/Parenting

This Mom’s Amazing Story Is Proof #BlackGirlMagic is Real

BY Britni Danielle

Black women and girls are everything. Despite the challenges we face from school systems that criminalize our girls’ behavior, police… [read more]

Cops in Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore Prosecutor

News & Views / What's Happening Now

Cops in Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore Prosecutor

by #teamEBONY

Two Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of a young black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van have sued… [read more]

Google Her: Meet the Search Giant’s Director of Diversity

Life / Tech

Google Her: Meet the Search Giant’s Director of Diversity

BY Lynne d Johnson

In 2014, Google was one of the first tech companies to publicly release its diversity numbers. But when it did, the public found out that inside the… [read more]

Johnny Tough

Entertainment & Culture / TV & Film

[Grindhouse Gems] Uncovering Johnny Tough

BY Michael A. Gonzales

The Blaxploitation era of the 1970s gave the world an array of explosive films that include seminal features Shaft, Super Fly, Coffy… [read more]

Being the 'Black Sheep' of the Wine Business

Entertainment & Culture / Art

Being the 'Black Sheep' of the Wine Business

BY Eric Easter, Urban News Service

In a third floor loft a few blocks from Madison Square Garden, eight people are deciding what wine New Yorkers will drink. From 10 a.m. to 5… [read more]

Heather Headley

Entertainment & Culture / Theater

After 16 Years, Heather Headley Is Back On Broadway

BY Dominique Carson

Grammy and Tony Award winning singer and songwriter Heather Headley is known for her angelic voice.  Headley’s songs, “In My Mind”… [read more]

'Fight for 15' Protesters Take Rally to McDonald's Headquarters

News & Views / What's Happening Now

'Fight for 15' Protesters Take Rally to McDonald's Headquarters

BY #teamEBONY

More than 100 protesters camped out overnight outside of McDonald's headquarters to get an early start on their fight for higher wages. Thousands… [read more]

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News & Views / Opinion

Lessons Learned from a Black Girl's Unfair Punishment

BY Jamilah Lemieux

In a moment when a suburban Chicago high school should be focusing the achievements of its soon-to-be graduates, its administrators did something… [read more]

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