black families

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

by Nusrat Choudury   Dec 06, 2017

The United States may have formally outlawed jailing people for unpaid debts two centuries ago, but in South Carolina—and at least 14 other states, including... Read More

Father of Four Gives Priceless Reaction at Gender Reveal Party

Father of Four Gives Priceless Reaction at Gender Reveal Party

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 13, 2017

We all say that we will love our child no matter what the gender, but everyone knows that fathers would like to raise at... Read More

You’ll Never Guess How This Famous TV Judge is Helping Her Son

You’ll Never Guess How This Famous TV Judge is Helping Her Son

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 10, 2017

Everyday, millions of viewers tune in to watch The Verdict with Judge Hatchett.  While the television star has been gracing America’s airwaves for years as Judge... Read More

T.I. and Tiny Vacation with Family in Bahamas

T.I. and Tiny Vacation with Family in Bahamas

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jul 28, 2017

T.I. and Tiny’s marriage may be up in the air, but one thing’s for sure: the pair is committed to maintaining a healthy co-parenting... Read More

David and Tamela Mann Announce ‘Mann’s World Family Tour’ Dates

David and Tamela Mann Announce ‘Mann’s World Family Tour’ Dates

by #teamEBONY   Jul 21, 2017

David and Tamela Mann may be coming to a city near you! The husband-wife entertainment duo announced tour dates for Fall 2017. The Mann’s... Read More

UPDATE: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Twins Remain Hospitalized for ‘Minor’ Health Issue

UPDATE: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Twins Remain Hospitalized for ‘Minor’ Health Issue

by #teamEBONY   Jun 20, 2017

On Sunday, we got word that megastar entertainers Beyoncé and Jay Z welcomed two lovely bundles of joy to the world on Monday, June 12. While the... Read More

Jay-Z

In Op-Ed, Jay Z Addresses Injustices of ‘Profitable Bail Bond Industry’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 19, 2017

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter may be a wealthy self-made man, but it wasn’t always that way. And as a Black father living in America, he... Read More

Fantasia Praises Hubby Ahead of 2-Year Anniversary

Fantasia Praises Hubby Ahead of 2-Year Anniversary

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 13, 2017

Well, it looks as if Fantasia has freed herself, y’all—in love, that is! The “Truth Is” singer will soon celebrate two years of marriage... Read More

Daughter of Lamar Odom Speaks Publicly About His Drug Overdose

Daughter of Lamar Odom Speaks Publicly About His Drug Overdose

by #teamEBONY   Jun 09, 2017

For the first time, the daughter of famed yet troubled former NBA star Lamar Odom, Destiny Odom, is publicly addressing his drug addiction and... Read More

How African-Americans Can Break the Cycle of Inherited Poverty

How African-Americans Can Break the Cycle of Inherited Poverty

by Jazz Keyes   Apr 26, 2017

I became heir to my parent’s financial mismanagement and generational debt. By the time I was conceived, my father and mother had not only... Read More