Juneteenth: Explaining an Unsung Holiday

Juneteenth: Explaining an Unsung Holiday

by Joicelyn Dingle   Jun 19, 2018

“Juneteenth” is a portmanteau of June and nineteen and a parlance of Black American structure. The moniker hails the date June 19, 1865, the... Read More

Avenir

An “Avenir State of Mind” Takes “Treating Yo’ Self” to New Levels

by Bianca Garwood   Nov 03, 2017

We often neglect ourselves in the midst of the grind, leaving us vulnerable to exhaustion, pesky breakouts, stress-related disorders and even total burnouts. From... Read More

Atlanta Lawmakers Want to Decriminalize Marijuana

Atlanta Lawmakers Want to Decriminalize Marijuana

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 05, 2017

Atlanta may soon be added to a growing list of U.S. cities that have decriminalized marijuana. According to AL.com, the City Council unanimously passed legislation that decriminalizes... Read More

Oprah Winfrey honored in TIME's 'Firsts' series.

13 Of America’s Most Flourishing Black Women Honored In TIME ‘Firsts’ Project

by Zahara Hill   Sep 07, 2017

Icons such as Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Shonda Rhimes are among the incredible Black women featured in the project. Read More

P. Diddy Surprises Cassie with Serenade on Her 31st Birthday

P. Diddy Surprises Cassie with Serenade on Her 31st Birthday

by #teamEBONY   Aug 29, 2017

P. Diddy and Cassie have been in this thing called love for a minute now, no matter how on- and off-again their relationship has... Read More

chance the rapper

Chance the Rapper Donates 30,000 Backpacks to Chicago Kids

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 11, 2017

Chance the Rapper is helping Chicago students in need. The Grammy Award-winning lyricist and social activist has teamed up with STATE Bags for back-to-school... Read More

{RECAP} EBONY’s 2017 Women Up Los Angeles Brunch

{RECAP} EBONY’s 2017 Women Up Los Angeles Brunch

by Lynn Cooper   Aug 03, 2017

EBONY in collaboration with global hospitality leader, Hilton recently saluted the achievements of Black women in sports during the “ Women Up ” brunch. The second event... Read More

Rihanna Gives Not One Ounce of A Damn About Her Body Shamers

Rihanna Gives Not One Ounce of A Damn About Her Body Shamers

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 01, 2017

Everyone knows not to come for Bad Gal Riri. But for the few who choose to ignore the memo, we thank you for your... Read More

Russell Simmons to be Honored at 27th Annual EMA Awards

Russell Simmons to be Honored at 27th Annual EMA Awards

by #teamEBONY   Jul 26, 2017

Award-winning producer, Russell Simmons will be honored with the Environmental Media Association’s (EMA) “Missions in Music Award” at this year’s ceremony. The event will... Read More

Church

Survey: African-Americans Most Engaged with Bible

by #teamEBONY   Jul 14, 2017

African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than any other group, according to a survey conducted by the American Bible Society. According to a... Read More