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Farrakhan Remembers The Day A Million Men Stood Up | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

By: Jamilah Lemieux When I started touring, thousands of people came out. I'm talking about men. In the major arenas, in the major cities, they ca...

Cut To Video: Reflections On James Blake, On-Camera Police Brutality | Posted 09.16.2015 | Black Voices

One officer told me that if I simply complied with his instructions to show my ID, then I wouldn't have been detained. I demanded to know why I was rushed and restrained with handcuffs. "Why don't you trust police?" the officer shot back.

xST Captures Vanishing Black Neighborhoods [PHOTOS] | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

xST's muse of the moment is photographed against a colorful wall--random words and phrases, or simply unique spaces with hopes of refueling the Black existence currently fighting to stay alive.

Katrina 10: Looking Back, Looking Forward | Posted 08.26.2015 | Black Voices

Over a million people have a Katrina story to tell and we're dedicating this week to exploring those stories. And while many narratives include sorrow, we will not fetishize suffering. Instead, we'll provide context, tell the truth and celebrate the resiliency of New Orleans and her people.

Julian Bond's Final Gift | Posted 08.26.2015 | Black Voices

By: Asha French Since I heard the news of Julian Bond's passing on Saturday, I have not been able to shake my memory of the story he told at Emory...

Ferguson Forward: Words On My Son, Mike Brown | Posted 08.19.2015 | Black Voices

I want the world to be inspired by the impact of Mike-Mike's death, which has awakened this country not only to the disparities in our justice system and communities, but also the need for us to pay attention to the younger generation.

Washington Post Reporter Wesley Lowery Reflects on Covering the Death of Mike Brown | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during last year's protests when he was arrested by St. Louis Country Sheriffs' officers. The young reporter speaks on how the death of Mike Brown has impacted his work and how the moment changed things for him on the ground.

Freedom Summer Lunch Soldiers on, Despite Threats from Trolls | Posted 08.04.2015 | Black Voices

In January of 1969, the Black Panther Party initiated the groundbreaking Free Breakfast for Children Program in San Francisco. The "Survival Program" flourished and spread nationwide, feeding thousands of hungry children and inspiring school lunch programs across the country.

A Salute to the African American Playwright August Wilson

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.21.2015 | Black Voices
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

This film is a beautiful legacy. It sheds light on a very gifted man who, like many creative people, was raised under difficult circumstances in an underserved area of Pittsburgh. All of his plays were "doors" into the black experience, and from many eras of the American story.

Sale of Ebony and Jet Photos Like Eating the Seed Corn

William H. Turner | Posted 04.11.2015 | Black Voices
William H. Turner

At the darkest times in segregated America, I could read any issue of Jet or Ebony and feel content that blacks -- that I -- could still excel in any human endeavor. Happy thoughts, cheer and optimism filled the pages.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Ebony Editor-In-Chief Talks Departure

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine is celebrating Black Music Month (aka June) by paying homage to the industry’s top leaders, pioneers and game changers. With that sai...

This Mom Was Pregnant When Her Child's Father Proposed To Another Woman

Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

As one of the Internet’s fiercest and most-heard voices on today’s cultural issues, Jamilah Lemieux has made fans and detractors alike thanks ...

Celebrity Friends Give Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Under $50

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

To relieve your stress and assist in selecting the perfect gift, I enlisted a few of my fabulous girlfriends including; Star Jones, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Kym Gold, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sunny Hostin, Dr. Margena Christian and Peggy VanDeweghe.

PHOTOS: It's Beautiful Black Folks Galore!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Black Voices

How many beautiful black people can you fit on a magazine cover? Plenty. That's just what Ebony accomplished for its November issue featuring the ...

Warning: Jill Scott's Thoughts On Single Motherhood May Offend You

Posted 04.04.2013 | Black Voices

Don't let Jill Scott's strong vocals and independent spirit fool you. The Grammy-winning singer-turned-actress says that when it comes to being a mom,...

PHOTOS: Classic Easter Sunday Style

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.31.2013 | Black Voices

Happy Easter Sunday! Aside from gathering with family and friends--and binging on bunny shaped chocolate, we love this holiday for all the fabulous...

The Haute Couture of Eunice Johnson

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

The exhibit showcases fashions from the Ebony Fashion Fair that began in 1958 and traveled America until 2009. The show was an elegant fashion show with black models.

PHOTO: EBONY Celebrates Black Love With Meagan Good & DeVon Franklin!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.03.2013 | Black Voices

We love that Valentine's Day lands smack in the middle of Black History Month and EBONY magazine feels the same way. Each year, dating back to 199...

Ebony Magazine Managing Editor Dies At 57

Posted 12.28.2012 | Black Voices

Terry Glover, the managing editor of Ebony Magazine, died at age 57 on Dec. 24. The magazine announced the editor's passing on their website on Monday...

PHOTOS: Black Stars Take Over November Newsstand

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Black Voices

November is shaping up to be a colorful month for the newsstand. A number of our favorite black Hollywood stars have landed on the cover of some major...

EXCLUSIVE: Fashion Fair's Biggest Launch In Years

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Black Voices

Chances are you, your mother and perhaps even your grandmother used and loved products from Fashion Fair Cosmetics, the largest black-owned makeup com...

Futureproofing Your Brand? Start by Stopping

Marc Stoiber | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Looking at and understanding whole systems is key to creating successful, sustainable innovation, instead of solutions that make Western consumers feel good but do nothing to correct underlying problems.

PHOTOS: EBONY 'Sexy Issue' Reveals Some Surprises

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

Newsstands everywhere are in for a major heatwave thanks to Kelly Rowland and Trey Songz steaming up the July cover of EBONY's second annual "Sexy Iss...

PHOTOS: EBONY's Fashion Fair Collection Will Go On Display

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

If you weren't able to snag any of Eunice Johnson's extraordinary collection of designer clothes and accessories during the first-ever EBONY Fashion F...

PHOTOS: Easter Sunday Style

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.08.2012 | Black Voices

"Now they stroll up and down the aisles of the church, stars of splendor, beauty beyond measurement. Black ladies in hats," Maya Angelou writes in Cro...