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10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

As we continue to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June, EBONY acknowledges LGBT African-Americans…

MOW ‘Master Strategist’ Bayard Rustin Finally Recognized

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most seminal moments in American history: …

Oprah Among 4 Blacks to Receive Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey to Receive Medal of Freedom

Oprah Winfrey is among the four African American recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom,…

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

As we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month this June, Ebony.com wants…

DEAR WHITE FOLKS:You Need Black Studies Classes (and Here’s Why)

Recent months have seen a wave of campus racism at America’s colleges and universities, including Fordham…

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”:Why Has Black Media Ignored the Sexuality of FAMU Hazing Victim Robert Champion?

Pop quiz: Who was James Craig Anderson? If the name sounds vaguely familiar, let’s refresh…