Icons & Legends
The civil rights titan has a new book that includes six of his most soul-stirring sermons and 19 fiery speeches delivered in countries across the globe.
Happy birthday to the extraordinary actress, born on December 19. In celebration of Ms. Tyson, who made her film debut in 1956 and says she has no plans on stopping while she’s still here, we are reposting this February 2019 article.
The founder of Motown Records was honored by the city near the site of his legendary record label’s last headquarters.
Happy birthday to Felix, born Nov. 18, 1985. We’re celebrating the track and field superstar–who has now added another accomplishment, breaking Usain Bolt’s reecord for world championship titles–by reposting this exclusive September 2016 article.
We salute trailblazing former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, who served in Congress for more than 50 years and died at the age of 90 today, October 27, 2019, as we repost this headline recounting the Detroit Riot of 1967.
Today, on the 55th anniversary of Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize bestowal, we remember and celebrate him and revisit this informative October 2018 article.
We are revisiting this article about the first Black female astronaut, Mae Jemison, on the 36th anniversary of the day the first African-American astronaut, Guion S. Bluford Jr., traveled into space, Aug. 30, 1983.
In this August 2016 article, Hill, now the Steve Charles Professor of Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University, explains what the the greatest boxer of all time meant to him.
Last weekend, EBONY was on the campus of Southwestern Christian College (SWCC) in Terrell, Texas,…
Long story short: There is still a lot of work to be done. On this…