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The confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court is undoubtedly one of the most significant moments in modern history. To commemorate this milestone, the White House tapped photographer Lelanie Foster for Justice Brown Jackson’s official portrait. EBONY spoke with the lenswoman after she photographed the trailblazer following her extraordinary bipartisan Senate confirmation. In an exclusive interview done just moments after capturing this image, the Bronx creative shared her thoughts with EBONY on being selected to capture this historic portrait and how her work centering identity and Black women is intrinsically intertwined in this assignment.

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH: 10 WAYS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR THERAPY SESSIONS

From racial injustice to the heightened anxiety and grief caused by the pandemic, now is as good a time as ever to begin your healing journey. EBONY asked Black mental health experts to share insights and resources on how to find the support that you and your family may need.

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Vice President #KamalaHarris, a champion for Women’s #ReproductiveRights, calls out republican legislation amidst #RoevWade decision.

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Dr. Tyrone C. Howard, PhD, discusses the societal perception of Critical Race Theory, how CRT is handled in public educational systems, and the real world consequences those conversations can influence.

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Makeup artist Ernesto Castillas spills the beauty secrets on #BMA-winning singer and rapper #DojaCat’s glowing #skin!

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#PresidentBiden addresses inflation and the housing crisis with a set of new policies to make housing more affordable.

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Tiffany D. Loftin, @tiffanydloftin sits down with young Black Leaders during our EBONY Teen Summit, brought to you by Jack and Jill of America Inc., @jackandjillinc. Learn from these young leaders from across the country, as they provide guidance on how they find solutions and ways to lead in their communities during times of injustice. Mark your calendars to tune in May 20th at 8PM ET! ...

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“Black-ish” actress Marsai Martin has a new #Pinterest TV show called “Mind Your Wellness” where she addresses #mentalhealth and avoiding #burnout.

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A #Navy commisioned destroyer ship is named in honor of the #first Black #aviator in the marines who flew more than 350 combat missions.

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#Marines #Charleston #SouthCarolina #PearlHarbor #Hawaii
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Watch Now! 👀 We’re saying YES to ❤️🙏🏽heart health with a fully inclusive celebration of health, beauty & fashion— @RTPressure #WeDerbyWithHeart — streaming on EBONY.com and #Facebook ...

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Collective of #BlackFarmers host Airbnb experience in Southwest Georgia spanning over 6,000 acres of land. #EBONYMag

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VIOLA DAVIS @violadavis is more than the iconic characters—a mother, maid, wife, First Lady, and warrior queen—we have seen on screen. In a world that often deems Black women invisible, the explosive and pressure-filled eruptions, also known as her life, brought a diamond to the surface. No challenge has broken or ever will break her.💫

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In celebration of @aetv upcoming all-new series, #BobbyBrownBio and #OriginsOfHipHop, premiering Memorial Day— a discussion covering the impact R&B and Hip Hop has had in the world of music will be live-streamed on Facebook.

Hear from some of the legendary artists who took the culture to another level. This once-in-a-lifetime panel features hip-hop legends, @JaRule and @TheRealGrandmasterCaz, with the King of R&B, @KingBobbyBrown –all hosted by “The Voice of New York” @AngieMartinez.

Cc @yonathaneliastv 👏🏽
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A Chicago man has been charged with hate crimes after allegedly making threats to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in an email, the Chicago SunTimes reports. Christopher Tatlock is currently facing two counts of a hate crime and three counts of threatening a public official.

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Say yes to heart health and register for @RTPressure #WeDerbyWithHeart, streaming tonight at 8 pm EST on EBONY.com ❤ Don’t miss this celebration of health, beauty & fashion, Kentucky Derby Style #ReleaseThePressure #TakethePledge ...

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Distinguished #Journalist Jelani Cobb, who authored many books on #Blackhistory and culture, became the new Dean of #Columbia’s School of Journalism. #EBONYMag

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Howard University has announced the acquisition of 252 photographs from acclaimed photographer, writer and filmmaker, #GordonParks’s foundation tracing back renowned works from Black films.

#GordonParksFoundation #BlackFilmmakers #BlackFilm

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MTV Entertainment Studios have announced that EBONY’s March 2022 cover star #TraceeEllisRoss will star in the animated film #Jodie, a spinoff of the iconic series #Daria. #MTV #Spinoff

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Actress Kirby Howell-Baptiste talks exclusively to EBONY about the barriers she overcame to write these stunning picture books. These empowering picture books, Little Black Girl and Little Black Boy, celebrate the joys of being a child and encourage Black boys and girls to follow their wildest dreams. In each book, both children learn the importance of self-love and the belief that their potential is limitless.

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Congratulations @StephenCurry30!! While he did not attend Sunday’s commencement, his name was listed among the graduates. Now that he is a college graduate, Curry’s jersey will eventually be raised into the rafters and retired by his alma mater. According to school policy, the college only retires the number of players who graduate. #EBONY #BlackGraduates

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In spite of all the obstacles that his administration will encounter, Mohamud pledged to work to put the country on the right path.
“Our country needs to go forward, not to go back,” said Mohamud, after being sworn in early Monday. “I promise to build a Somalia that is in harmony with itself and is in harmony with the world.”

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year #EBONY is working to normalize discussions surrounding Black Men and Mental Health through "Mental Matters," a new video series we are launching throughout the month of May. Watch the first episode, as we hear from former NBA player #RonArtest, now known as Metta World Peace, and Grown-ish stars #DiggySimmons and #TrevorJackson, as they share their experiences with addressing mental health issues.

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#MentalHealthAwarenessMonth #MovingBlackForward
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In celebration of @AETV’s upcoming all-new series, #BobbyBrownBio and #OriginsOfHipHop, premiering Memorial Day, join us as we celebrate a night of R&B and Hip-Hop. The live-streamed Facebook discussion will cover the impact that these two genres have had for decades in the world of music from some of the legendary artists who took the culture to another level. This once-in-a-lifetime panel features hip-hop legends, @JaRule and @TheRealGrandmasterCaz, with the King of R&B, @KingBobbyBrown –all hosted by “The Voice of New York” @AngieMartinez. ...

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The parents of former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst guested on #RedTableTalk to bring awareness to high-functioning depression in honor of their daughter. She tragically passed away in January from self-inflicted wounds.

If you or someone you know may be struggling with thoughts of suicide, call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) any time of day or night or chat online.

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#SuicidePrevention #Depression #Anxiety #MentalHealthAwareness #MentalHealth #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth
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🕊—Our condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Lil Keed, was signed to 300 Entertainment and Young Stoner Life Records, Young Thug’s label. Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Lil Keed.

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#RestInPower #LilKeed #EBONYMag

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Music distribution company UnitedMasters hosts Selectcon, which connects emerging artists with industry professionals like multimedia mogul Issa Rae. #Filmmaker #UnitedMasters #Selectcon

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These are the names and faces of the Black Americans taken from us in a senseless act of violence this weekend in Buffalo, NY. We will forever remember and honor their legacy. #SayTheirNames #BlackLivesMatter #BuffaloNY

Roberta A. Drury of Buffalo, NY - age 32
Margus D. Morrison of Buffalo, NY - age 52
Andre Mackneil of Auburn, NY - age 53
Aaron Salter of Lockport, NY - age 55
Geraldine Talley of Buffalo, NY - age 62
Celestine Chaney of Buffalo, NY - age 65
Heyward Patterson of Buffalo, NY - age 67
Katherine Massey of Buffalo, NY - age 72
Pearl Young of Buffalo, NY - age 77
Ruth Whitfield of Buffalo, NY - age 86

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A true catalyst for change and the voice of a new generation. 2022 #BBMAs Changemaker Award Winner Mari Copeny delivered the most inspiring and adorable speech of the night. #BBMAs2022 #BillboardMusicAwards #LittleMissFlint

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Going for gold and shining in all things Black Excellence, Black luminaries and artists took home awards in several categories during the #BillboardMusicAwards. 🏆
#BBMAs #BBMAs2022

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All aboard the LOVE TRAIN ❤️ 🚂 A highlight to an exciting night in music, #SilkSonic delivered irresistible, velvety vocals during last night's #BillboardMusicAwards. #BBMAs #BBMAs2022

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Icons celebrating icons. We're still misty-eyed over #JanetJackson presenting #MaryJBlige with the Billboard Icon Award. That's the way REAL LOVE goes. 💐 ❤️

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#BlackGirlMagic #MaryJBlige #JanetJackson #BBMAs #BBMAs2022

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Taking home the award for Top Rap Female Artist, #MeganTheeStallion pays homage to her community and the women around her. 💐 #BBMAS #HTownHottie #TopRapFemaleArtist

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