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Black History Month: NYU Apologizes for Watermelon-Flavored H20

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 26, 2018

An New York University (NYU) dining hall advertised a special meal in honor of Black History Month. According to the New York Times, barbecue... Read More

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Laverne Cox: ‘Black History Is American History’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 23, 2018

For actress Laverne Cox, being a Black and transgender woman hasn’t been easy when landing roles. During a Q&A at Macy’s Herald Square In... Read More

How Olympic Bobsledders  Elana Meyers Taylor and Aja Evans Protect Their Skin And Hair From Winter Freeze

How Olympic Bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor and Aja Evans Protect Their Skin And Hair From Winter Freeze

by Joane Amay   Feb 23, 2018

For Olympic bobsledders Elana Meyers Taylor, who recently won an Olympic silver medal (the third medal of her career!) at the 2018 Olympic Games... Read More

NYU Cafeteria Celebrates Black History Month With Racially Offensive Menu

NYU Cafeteria Celebrates Black History Month With Racially Offensive Menu

by Zahara Hill   Feb 22, 2018

A Black New York University student was appalled upon discovering how one of the school’s dining halls was celebrating Black History Month. On Tuesday, sophomore... Read More

Free ebook Highlights 45 Young African-American Leaders

Free ebook Highlights 45 Young African-American Leaders

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 21, 2018

Last week, the Beyond Ideas Group released a fee e-book that highlights 45 young Black leaders in the fields of business, entertainment, policy, technology... Read More

Proud Diddy: Sean Combs Posts Video of Twins’ Black History Month Play

Proud Diddy: Sean Combs Posts Video of Twins’ Black History Month Play

by #TEAMEBONY   Feb 20, 2018

Sean Combs is one proud daddy. The father of five recently posted a video of his twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie Combs partaking in their school’s... Read More

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Black History Month: Things to Do in Memphis

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

We are nearing the end of Black History Month and in honor of what will be the 50th anniversary (MLK50) of Martin Luther King... Read More

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

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

by Sheeri Mitchell   Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2010s The start of the 2010s found America in the throes of an economic recession as a result of the Housing Market Collapse of... Read More

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

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

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 2000s The decade that was predicted to begin with the Y2K disaster, the coding bug that would adversely affect every... Read More

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

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

by Sheeri Mitchell    Feb 15, 2018

The African-Americans of the 1990s Despite the technological advances that gave us widespread personal cell phone usage, the internet, email and the dotcom boom,... Read More