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The Last Days? ‘The Cussing Pastor’ Goes Viral After Expletive-Filled Rant (VIDEO)

The Last Days? ‘The Cussing Pastor’ Goes Viral After Expletive-Filled Rant (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Dec 22, 2017

Tennessee pastor Thaddeus A. Matthews doesn’t care what you think. The self-proclaimed man of God has gone viral after a Facebook Live chat turned... Read More

Ma$e On Profiting From Work as a Pastor: You Make Money At Anything You’re Good At

Ma$e On Profiting From Work as a Pastor: You Make Money At Anything You’re Good At

by Jessica Bennett   Dec 06, 2017

Former partners-in-rhyme Ma$e and Cam’ron got into a heated war of words over the Thanksgiving holiday, with the Harlem World rapper taking the first... Read More

Jada Pinkett-Smith Denies Leah Remini’s Claims She’s a Scientologist

Jada Pinkett-Smith Denies Leah Remini’s Claims She’s a Scientologist

by Jessica Bennett   Sep 20, 2017

Jada Pinkett-Smith is a grown woman, meaning no one can define her other than herself. The Baltimore native drove this point home while addressing... Read More

‘Greenleaf’ Actress Desiree Ross Talks Impressing Oprah!

‘Greenleaf’ Actress Desiree Ross Talks Impressing Oprah!

by Ashley Terrell   Mar 02, 2017

EBONY caught up with actress Desiree Ross ahead of Greenleaf's season two premiere to discuss her character and how Oprah changed her life. Read More

EBONY Magazine July 2016 Let’s Talk About #BLACKCHURCHSEX

Addressing Sexuality, Faith and Identity Through #BlackChurchSex

by Brooke Obie   Jun 28, 2016

In May 2015, Ahmad Greene-Hayes challenged people on Twitter to think critically about sexuality, abuse and the Black church using the hashtag #BlackChurchSex. It... Read More

5 Reasons Laws Used for LGBTQ Discrimination Hurt People of Color

5 Reasons Laws Used for LGBTQ Discrimination Hurt People of Color

by Kira Shepherd   Jun 14, 2016

As the LGBTQ community mourns the victims of the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, it’s important to look at how some religious beliefs have... Read More

Church

To Be Black, Southern and Unchurched

by Blavity.com   Mar 08, 2016

I call my mama and grandmama every Sunday. Sometimes my aunt (grandmama’s sister) and Big Mama (mama’s grandmama on her daddy’s side) get thrown... Read More

Pope Francis

Pope Suggests Contraception in Zika Crisis

by #teamEBONY   Feb 18, 2016

Pope Francis has suggested that women threatened with the Zika virus could use artificial contraception, saying there’s a clear moral difference between aborting a... Read More

Why a Pastor Is Repenting on Behalf of White Christians Over Racial Injustice

Why a Pastor Is Repenting on Behalf of White Christians Over Racial Injustice

by #teamEBONY   Dec 07, 2015

Welcome to Chicago. The city that attracts tourists from around the world with its reputation for bright lights, good eats, a mile of magnificence,... Read More

10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

10 Commandments Statue Removed from Oklahoma State Capitol

by #teamEBONY   Oct 06, 2015

A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed late Monday... Read More