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The Blacks of the 1960s: Black History from the Pages of EBONY

Black Americans of the 1960s were fighting to define their future and themselves on their own terms; EBONY was there to capture the journey.

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Black Americans of the 1980’s

In the ’90s, regardless of the topic, EBONY remained true to its mission to encourage and empower Black Americans to move forward and to continue to move up.

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The African-Americans of the 1990s

In this era of relearning and redetermining what constituted the identity of the African- American, EBONY helped its readers make sense of our experiences and to challenge our presumptions about the present while engendering hope for the future.

The Colored People of the 1950s: Black History from the Pages of EBONY

In the 50s, the face of the nation was rapidly changing. EBONY magazine not only kept pace, but it also often led the charge.

Black History from the Pages of EBONY: The Negroes of The 1940’s

From its inception EBONY was determined to illuminate the truth of the Negro experience. It boldly confronted the institutionalized racism of its day, proudly provided evidence that Negroes could thrive in spite of it, yet continued to offer hope that America could and would change for the better.

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Black History from the Pages of EBONY: African-Americans in the Era of Black Lives Matter

In the era of Black Lives Matter, as it had in the past, when events relevant to African-Americans and their allies unfolded, EBONY brought the discussion to its readers.

The Afro-Americans of the 1970s: Black History from the Pages of EBONY

EBONY chronicled Black History in real time, capturing contemporary attitudes about day-to-day issues affecting African-American community. Experience Black life from the perspective of the “Afro-American” of 1970 as we explore Black History from the pages of EBONY.

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Who Gets to Be African-American? An Academic Question

The issues explored in this November 2016 article are just as relevant today. The author is now the Augustus Baldwin Longstreet Professor of English at Emory University in Atlanta.

Report: Russians Targeted African-American Voters During 2016 Election

Report: Russians Targeted African-American Voters During 2016 Election

Russians used social media to target African-American voters during the 2016 presidential election to help…

An Ode to African-American Greatness

Undoubtedly, African-Americans have made great contributions to sports, music and entertainment. While it can be…