Exclusive: Allyson Felix, the Best to Ever Do It

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.

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Celebrating EBONY Magazine, Which Turns 75 in 2020: Then and Now

Today marks EBONY magazine’s 74th anniversary. In celebration, we are reposting this exclusive November 2016 article that showcases our cover subjects through the years.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. John Conyers on Why the 1967 Detroit Riot Happened

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.

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On This Day: Martin Luther King Jr. Is Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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.

[IN MY LIFETIME] Author Niya Brown Matthews on Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison

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.

August Cover: Muhammad Ali–My Black Superman

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.

[MUST READ] ‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’

Happy July 4th, family! Grab something cold out of the cooler, then sit back and read one of the greatest speeches of all time, which we took the liberty of excerpting (it’s still long!). When you finish taking in Frederick Douglass’ beautiful 1852 Rochester, NY oration, challenge yourself to think deeply about the notion of freedom. What does it really mean to be Black AND American today?

From Lena Horne to Pharrell: Most Iconic EBONY Music Covers

Originally published in June 2018, this is the last installment of our 2018 Black Music…

Google Doodle Honors Abolitionist Sojourner Truth

Google Doodle Honors Abolitionist Sojourner Truth

Google honors the abolitionist and women’s rights advocate for the first day of Black History Month.

Black Panther

‘Black Panther’ Is Returning to Theaters for Black History Month

Black Panther will return to movie theaters the first week of February to kick off Black…