10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 19, 2018

As we continue to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June, EBONY acknowledges LGBT African-Americans who’ve changed the course of history. From dance and... Read More

Chanel Iman Josephine

Chanel Iman Channels Josephine Baker and Oh…My…Gawd!

by Melanie Yvette   Sep 10, 2014

Slayed to the gawds. That's all I could think of when an image popped of Chanel Iman striking a reminiscent Josephine Baker pose popped up in... Read More

The Scandalous Joy of Rihanna and Josephine Baker

The Scandalous Joy of Rihanna and Josephine Baker

by Josie Pickens   Jun 04, 2014

When I saw Rihanna tweet an image of herself donning the head-to-toe, Swarovski-crystalled Adam Selman gown she wore to this week’s CFDA Fashion Awards... Read More

Rihanna Is Rumored to Play Josephine Baker

Rihanna as Josephine Baker?

by Jezebel   Aug 28, 2013

Rihanna is known for many things: Singing, dressing provocatively, designing terrible-looking clothes, rocking the hell out of a bikini. What she is not known... Read More

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

by Jotaka Eaddy   Aug 26, 2013

Fifty years ago, Daisy Bates was one of only two women to deliver remarks at the 1963 March on Washington.  In a 142-word speech... Read More

Oh Look, It’s Another Blackface Editorial in Vogue

Fashion Magazine Does Blackface…Again

by #teamEBONY   Apr 18, 2013

Somehow, in 2013, yet another magazine has decided it would be a good idea to put a Caucasian model in literal blackface for a fashion editorial. This time,... Read More

Josephine Baker

Searching for the Black Female Muse

by Jared Michael Lowe   Jul 13, 2012

The muse is not new to the world of style. Many high profile designers, artists, writers and other cultural icons were inspired by women,... Read More

FRENCH CONNECTION:
African Diaspora International Film Festival Takes New York, Chicago

FRENCH CONNECTION:
African Diaspora International Film Festival Takes New York, Chicago

by Miles Marshall Lewis   Jun 01, 2012

Even those who never stepped on a plane to Paris may have noticed that French film has been having a moment lately. This year,... Read More

Best of Photo of the Day

Best of Photo of the Day

by #teamEBONY   Apr 09, 2012

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