NMAAHC Announces Exhibit Comemorating King’s Legacy, Poor People’s Campaign

NMAAHC Announces Exhibit Comemorating King’s Legacy, Poor People’s Campaign

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 04, 2018

The National Museum of African American History (NMAAHC) and Culture is hosting this special media briefing on its latest exhibition, “City of Hope: Resurrection... Read More

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Keep Your Accolades, We’re Here for Our Piece of the Promise

by Vesia Wilson-Hawkins   Dec 19, 2017

It seemed as if all of America voted in Alabama’s recent special U.S. Senate election. Everyone had something to say about the decades-old Republican... Read More

Rep. Bobby Rush on the Deaths of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark

Rep. Bobby Rush on the Deaths of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark

by #teamEBONY   Dec 04, 2017

It was the foundational period of my political life. These were intense days and weeks, we lived in the crosshairs of police all across... Read More

Rosa Parks Led a Crusade Against Sexual Assaults on Black Women

Rosa Parks Led a Crusade Against Sexual Assaults on Black Women

by Zahara Hill   Dec 01, 2017

Rosa Parks is best known for her refusal to give up her bus seat to a White man, thus inspiring the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955. But... Read More

Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley Announces Tour Commemorating 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Death

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 31, 2017

Tavis Smiley has announced a national tour of “Death of a King: A Live Theatrical Experience.” According to a press release announcing the news,... Read More

‘Aunt V,’ The World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old

‘Aunt V,’ The World’s Oldest Person Dies At 117 Years Old

by Zahara Hill   Sep 18, 2017

"I eat everything, except pork and chicken, and I don't drink rum and them things," Violet Moss Brown said in a 2010 interview. Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

[IN MY LIFETIME] Marian Wright Edelman on the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

by #teamEBONY   Sep 15, 2017

“I will never forget the murders of the four little girls in Birmingham and the debt of gratitude our nation owes to the extraordinary... Read More

Rosalind Brewer

Starbucks’ First Female COO Is A Sister, Y’all

by Zahara Hill   Sep 07, 2017

On Wednesday, everyone's favorite caffeine distributor annunciated that its first female COO would be former Sam Club's chief executive officer Rosalind Brewer. Read More

Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters Talks Resistance and More with EBONY

by Tomika Anderson   May 09, 2017

It is always a pleasure speaking with California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Get into our latest interview as we tap into the favorite voice of resistance. Read More

Is A Biopic About Fred Hampton In The Works?

Is A Biopic About Fred Hampton In The Works?

by Brittney Fennell   May 08, 2017

The story about Black Panther leader Fred Hampton needs to be told. Looks like a biopic about the young leaders life is on the way. Read More