Confessions

Young, Black Gifted...and Living in a Shelter

Young, Black Gifted… and Living in a Shelter

by #teamEBONY   Mar 18, 2014

“BOOM!” I looked up from my computer where I was tweeting from through the midst of yet another manic episode (the biproduct of bipolar... Read More

ASK B. SCOTT:
‘My Friends Hate Each Other!’

ASK B. SCOTT:
'My Friends Hate Each Other!'

by B. Scott   Feb 14, 2013

Dear B. Scott, My friends hate each other and it's putting me in a really awkward situation. I don't know exactly what led to... Read More

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A Second Chance

by Margena A. Christian   Nov 13, 2012

As Told to Margena A. Christian As a teen dad, Kevin Frazier made the tough decision to walk away from his firstborn child. Returning... Read More

Biological Didn’t Bother:Making Peace with My Daddy Issues

Biological Didn't Bother: Making Peace with My Daddy Issues

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper   Oct 22, 2012

I found myself captivated during part two of Iyanla Fix My Life featuring VH1 star Evelyn Lozada. Listening intently as Iyanla made the correlation between... Read More

Being ‘the Black Guy’

Being ‘the Black Guy’

by Chris Wilder   Aug 06, 2012

I guess it’s always been this way, but over the last few years I’ve really begun to feel like no one hires Black men. Master’s... Read More

HAIR STORY:
Photographer Adrienne Williams’ Emotional Journey to Natural

HAIR STORY:
Photographer Adrienne Williams' Emotional Journey to Natural

by #teamEBONY   Jul 25, 2012

As told to dream hampton In November of last year, I got extremely busy, had a roller coaster of emotions and experienced a toll... Read More

MANIFEST REFLECTIONS:A Great Day in Harlem

MANIFEST REFLECTIONS: A Great Day in Harlem

by Slim Jackson   Jul 23, 2012

It’s a funny thing to be raised by both parents, go to a good school, get a few good jobs, then look back at... Read More

An Obit for the Obitless

An Obit for the Obitless

by Damon Young   Jul 05, 2012

As anyone who’s worked with kids — and “kids” in this sense are “any human being whose class hasn’t graduated from high school yet”... Read More

[EXCLUSIVE]Wade Davis, Jr: Former NFL Player Turned LGBT Advocate

[EXCLUSIVE] Wade Davis, Jr: Former NFL Player Turned LGBT Advocate

by Darnell L. Moore   Jun 22, 2012

Wade Davis, Jr.—the former National Football League (NFL) player turned educator, writer, LGBT activist, and hero—has recently garnered national attention for being one of... Read More

Speak Your Truth:Moving Past the Fear of HIV Stigma

Speak Your Truth: Moving Past the Fear of HIV Stigma

by #teamEBONY   Jun 20, 2012

EBONY is joining forces with Greater Than AIDS – a nation-wide campaign that stresses unity, hope, and personal empowerment to inspire people to do... Read More