Herb Douglas

Olympian Herb Douglas Remembers the Legacy He Built in Sports and Business

by Christopher Harris   Mar 09, 2017

In Herb Douglas’ hometown of Pittsburgh, in the Hazelwood section, there’s a mural – painted in a dotted pattern – on 2nd Avenue, of him leaping... Read More

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NMAAHC to Celebrate Black Women During Women’s History Month

by #teamEBONY   Mar 08, 2017

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture announced it will celebrate Women’s History Month by honoring Black women through a series... Read More

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

Foundation Raises Funds to Save Photo of Harriet Tubman

by #TeamEbony   Mar 06, 2017

The Harriet Tubman Home is on a mission to preserve the legacy of its namesake, abolitionist and Civil War spy Harriet Tubman, after a newly discovered... Read More

Danny Glover

A Lifetime of Activism: Actor Danny Glover Speaks

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 03, 2017

Before Danny Glover became a famous actor, he was an activist. In fact, he wasn’t simply born to be an activist, he was born... Read More

Harvard

Harvard Conference on Slavery Bringing Out Ugly Truths

by #teamEBONY   Mar 03, 2017

Harvard University, an institution directly involved in the institution of slavery at its beginnings in the 17th century, is opening up the conversation on... Read More

Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

Yes! Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Book Deals

by #teamEBONY   Mar 01, 2017

The 44th president and first lady of the United States have book deals, ABC News reports. The two reportedly have signed with Penguin Random House, the... Read More

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

[In My Lifetime] Col. Merryl Tengesdal Remembers Her First Solo U-2 Flight

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 01, 2017

Flying solo in a U-2 in 2004 was not the first solo flight for me. As a student pilot, you do your first solo... Read More

This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

by Princess Gabbara   Feb 28, 2017

Khalid el-Hakim started frequenting antique shops, garage sales and flea markets and collecting rare artifacts pertaining to Black history in the early 1990s. Among... Read More

How Black History Explains Donald Trump

How Black History Explains Donald Trump

by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II   Feb 23, 2017

On Tuesday morning, President Trump toured the Smithsonian’s new African-American History Museum with Dr. Lonnie Bunch, one of America’s foremost historians of the African-American... Read More

EBONY

EBONY Vice Chairman Willard Jackson at Mesirow Event

by #teamEBONY   Feb 22, 2017

EBONY on the move. Watch our EMO Vice Chairman Willard Jackson in action during a talk at Mesirow Luncheon in Chicago. He kept the... Read More