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How a Couture Pioneer Changed Fashion

In this installment of our monthlong recognition of September’s designation as Fashion Month, we pay homage to Mrs. Eunice Johnson, director and founder of what became the “world’s largest traveling fashion show,” the Ebony Fashion Fair, with this article from May 2012.

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Chicago Principal Creates Model for Educating Black Boys

In recognition of September’s designation as National School Success Month, we are revisiting this April 2017 article.

[EBONY Throwback] Saying Farewell: Watching a President, and a Friend, Take a Bow (Video)

President Barack Obama was born August 4, 1961. On this day we celebrate our Forever President, revisiting this post from 2017 and the behind the scenes video of Barack and Michelle’s EBONY cover photoshoot.

Virgil Abloh & Nike Bring a 'Re-Creation Center' to The Mag Mile

Virgil Abloh & Nike Bring a ‘Re-Creation Center’ to The Mag Mile

NikeLab Chicago Re-Creation Center c/o Virgil Abloh is a modernized version of an old town recreational center on the historic Michigan Ave of the Windy City. The multihyphenate hopes it will influence a new class of young creators to utilize Chicago’s history and diversity to propel sports and creativity forward.

City of Chicago to Sue Jussie Smollett Over Hate Crime Investigation

The city of Chicago believes it wasted time and over 100,000 city dollars investigating Jussie Smollett’s alleged attack.

Lori Lightfoot Becomes Chicago's First Black Female, Openly Gay Mayor

Lori Lightfoot Becomes Chicago’s First Black Female, Openly Gay Mayor

This is Lightfoot’s first time holding elected office.

Chicago Mayor: Jussie Smollett’s Dismissal ‘Is a Whitewash of Justice’

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a fiery statement in response to the Cook County prosecutor’s…

‘SNL’ Star Chris Redd Credits Chicago & Rap for His Shameless Comedy

“I got a lot of my life and how I view the world from all these areas and different people I had to deal with,” the comedian said.

Chicago Will Soon Have Its First Black Female Mayor

Chicago will be gaining its first Black female mayor come election day, April 2.

Jussie Smollett Arrested for Filing False Police Report

Jussie Smollett Charged with Filing False Police Report

Smollett denies involvement in the attack