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Stevie Wonder Cries Sharing Last Words to Aretha Franklin (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

Stevie Wonder was overcome with emotion on Friday, when he sat down for an interview with CBS This Morning, to share what his final... Read More

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Aretha Franklin Honored in NYC Subway in Graffiti

by Teddy Grant   Aug 17, 2018

Tributes for legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin have been pouring in from all over, following news that she passed away in Detroit on Thursday and... Read More

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Inks $100M Netflix Deal

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Inks $100M Netflix Deal

by Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

On Thursday, Netflix formally announced signing Kenya Barris, the creator of Black-ish and the spinoff series Grown-ish, to a $100 million, multiyear TV deal.  According to Variety,... Read More

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Donald Trump on Aretha Franklin: ‘She Worked for Me’

by Teddy Grant   Aug 17, 2018

President Donald Trump found an interesting way to pay tribute to late singer Aretha Franklin on Thursday. Trump was about to attend a Cabinet... Read More

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Viral TV Contestant Explains Mixing Up Barack Obama and Osama Bin Laden

by Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

A clip of Evan Kaufman competing on the$100,000 Pyramid game show hosted by Michael Strahan went viral after he flubbed a question about Barack... Read More

Aretha Franklin, JET Magazine, EBONY Magazine, April 20th, 1967

Aretha Franklin’s Top 20 EBONY & JET Magazine Covers

by Jessica Bennett, Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has passed away, leaving behind a musical legacy as powerful as her signature voice. From her first JET... Read More

Keyshia Cole Is Heartbroken Over Her Mother’s Drug Relapse

Keyshia Cole Is Heartbroken Over Her Mother’s Drug Relapse

by Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

R&B singer Keyshia Cole posted a heartbreaking message on Wednesday revealing that her mother, Frankie Lons, has relapsed in her battle with substance abuse.... Read More

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Janet Jackson Teams Up with Daddy Yankee for ‘Made For Now’ Video

by Christina Santi   Aug 17, 2018

Janet Jackson released her latest music video, Made for Now, which features Puerto Rican artist Daddy Yankee. The visual was filmed in Brooklyn, New York.... Read More

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Aretha Franklin’s Memorial and Funeral Services Announced

by Teddy Grant   Aug 17, 2018

Aretha Franklin’s family will hold a public memorial for the “Queen of Soul” at Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, where... Read More

Aretha Franklin, Tom Joyner

EBONY Remembers Aretha Franklin: Intimate Sit-Down with Tom Joyner from ‘EBONY/JET Showcase’ Archive

by Team Ebony   Aug 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin sat down with Tom Joyner in the 1980s for an interview on EBONY/JET Celebrity Showcase, a spinoff television show derived from both magazines. The... Read More