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The Cast of ‘A Different World’ Discuss the Show’s Cultural Impact

Last weekend, EBONY was on the campus of Southwestern Christian College (SWCC) in Terrell, Texas,…

Influencers: Kamilah Forbes Sets a New Course for the Apollo Theater

Legends have been born and celebrated within the storied walls the Apollo Theater, a cultural institution built…

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

The lavish lifestyles of professional athletes can often come with pitfalls, temptations and heartache. But…

[Influencers] Ed Wellburn: GM’s Retiring General Motivator

From the moment Ed Welburn walked onto General Motors’ Detroit campus his peers expected him…

[Influencers] Airline Head Sizakele Mzimela Makes Her Dreams Soar

Sizakele Mzimela made history when she became the first Black woman to found an airline,…

How to Man Up After Getting Knocked Down

There are days in a man’s life he never forgets: the births of his children;…

Niles “Retro Spectro” Stewart

[PRESS PLAY]RetroSpectro on That Viral Life

Fresh out of high school, Niles Stewart, 17, is quickly becoming one of the most…

Gabrielle Simpson

[BLACK, FRESH & 20-SOMETHING]The Young Woman Bringing Diversity to NBC

It’s our obsession here at EBONY: finding the young, fresh talent of our culture making…

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