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Blaming Victims of Domestic Violence Must Stop

Throughout October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are revisiting articles that deal with the topic, such as this one from October 2015.

Approaching Love Like a Start-Up

In this artice from December 2015, the author says when it comes to a love relationship we want pursue, it should be done with the same passion, hard work and dedication as a new business venture.

EBONY Throwback: EBONY February 2015 Cover Featuring Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe

EBONY Throwback! This July, we are revisiting some of our favorite covers of the past decade! This interview with Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe was originally published in July 2015.


Depression and the Black Superwoman Syndrome

After reading the news of For Brown Girls creator Karyn Washington’s passing, I immediately went…


HBCU-Trump Meeting: Great Photo-Op, But Missing Solutions

Like everyone else, my social media feeds this week were filled with photos of a…

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When It Comes to Portraying Black People on TV, ‘This Is Us’ Gets It Right

This Is Us has turned out to be the television show we didn’t know we…


Lessons in Love: How the First Couple Captured Our Hearts

The following is from EBONY’s special commemorative issue on President Obama, which highlights the last…

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Anatomy of a Clapback Fail: Azealia Banks versus Sarah Palin

When I’m not writing, I proudly teach twenty-somethings at an HBCU.  Doing so keeps me…

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Dear White People: Locs Are Not “Just Hair”

When I started locking my hair almost seventeen years ago, I was searching for myself. …

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Shattering the Myth of the “Mad” Black Woman

In 1981, Black, radical, feminist poet and activist Audre Lorde addressed a crowd at the…