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[EXCLUSIVE] Bob Marley’s Children Speak on Documentary

Reggae superstar Bob Marley, born Feb. 6, 1945, would have turned 75 today. We’re celebrating him by revisiting this exclusive May 2012 article.

[INTERVIEW] Dyana Williams: Godmother of Black Music Month

In 2013, EBONY interviewed Dyana Williams about her vision for Black Music Month. Enjoy this…

Eric Roberson & Phonte Coleman Bring Back Grownup Love Songs

After ten years of friendship, rapper/singer Phonte Coleman from well-known hip hop and R&B groups,…

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Alex Haley’s Grandson Still Exploring His ‘Roots’ [INTERVIEW]

Over the last few years, there have been a handful of films dedicated to one…

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Remembering B.B. King 1925-2015

As the last state in the United States to officially abolish slavery in 2013, Mississippi…

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Julian Bond on the State of Black Leadership[INTERVIEW]

For the past half century, Julian Bond has been a legendary force on the frontlines…

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Larry Smith:Unsung Legend of Hip-Hop Gets His Props

Over the past four decades, hip-hop music has transformed popular culture and touched every inch…

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Upcoming Documentary Explores ‘The History of R&B Music’

Legendary musician and producer turned filmmaker Kashif Saleem has embarked on a cinematic journey to…

Examining the “American Promise” to Black Children

Filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michele Stephenson have joined forces in producing a compelling documentary called…

New Museums Tackle Mississippi’s Complex History

Jackson, Mississippi will serve as a haven to conjoined museums dedicated to telling the truth…

Phillip Agnew, Dream Defender [INTERVIEW]

By now you've likely seen the Dream Defenders on MSNBC with Harry Belafonte, leading teach-ins…

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON: Dream Defenders Take the Lead

  The story of the Dream Defenders begins in April of 2006. Florida A&M’s then-Student…

Bringing the National Museum of African American Music to Life

  There are museums across the country that uplifts the contributions of Black artists, but…

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