Ebony Magazine

Cicely Tyson performed a Langston Hughes poem as she accepted a lifetime achievement award from Ebony magazine. Adding years and grit to her voice, Tyson recited “Mother to Son” from memory, telling the audience at the magazine’s annual Power 100 gala Thursday that “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” When she got to […]

On Thursday, Kierna Mayo, Editor-in-Chief of Ebony Magazine, and JeffriAnne Wilder, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of North Florida, spoke with Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now discussion panel about the magazine cover that has set social media ablaze.

Article By Brittany Atkins // EEW Magazine Reporter Full-figured fashion designer and award-winning gospel singer Kierra Sheard is celebrating Ebony Magazine’s latest cover featuring plus-size women. “Gorgeous, strong, thick, and confident! Go Girls!!!”wrote the “Flaws” singer onInstagram with two hash tags, “#BodyPositive” and “#LuvMyThick.” The publication’s March  issue takes on “plus-size body image battles” featuring […]

You may know Tina Campbell as one half of Mary Mary, but the songstress has her own personal testimony to share. While enduring a tumultuous period in her life, the powerhouse took her troubles to the recording studio, laying down the uplifting and spiritual tracks for her debut solo album It’s Personal.  Now with two Stellar […]

Ebony magazine and its new Editor in Chief Kierna Mayo are on a roll. This week, the magazine dropped its second controversial cover in a row. The 70-year-old publications Dec/Jan cover features Grey’s Anatomy actor/activist Jesse Williams, legendary actor/singer/activist Harry Belafonte and outspoken actressZendaya Coleman. After their last cover featuring a photo of the Cosby […]

NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today.  “I Feared For My Life:” Teen Tackled By D.C.…

Tina Knowles must have a direct line to God or the fountain of youth runs through her house because honey–the way she looks on the latest cover of Ebony Magazine is just not other worldly. This July cover Ebony’s #SexyForever issue and we don’t think they could have chosen anyone better! Momma Tina is 61-years-old […]

Kerry Washington is looking to be the Rihanna of TV stars the way she’s scoring magazine covers lately! After gracing InStyle (we know the cover was questionable) and Marie Claire‘s current issue, she’s now covering Ebony too! MUST READ: Kerry Washington To Play Anita Hill In HBO Film ‘Confirmation’ Rocking a dark brown, sleek bob and […]

Mitzi Miller, editor-in-chief of Ebony magazine, announced Friday that she is leaving Johnson Publishing Co. She has been Ebony editor for less than a year, assuming that role after spending more than three years as editor of its sister publication Jet, which ended its print edition. In an announcement released by a public-relations firm, Miller […]

    BY AMBER PAYNE Secured in a climate-controlled archive in Chicago are five million images of the African American experience dating back to the ’40s. Inside rest rare images of black business owners and professionals, and intimate photographs of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., singer Billie Holiday and boxer Muhammad Ali, among […]

  *Magic Johnson’s work schedule may be jam packed with balancing various task, but the former NBA all-star admits that his marriage is stronger than ever with no sign of the professional interfering with the personal. Johnson and his wife Cookie in a recent issue of Ebony as they address topics ranging from Donald Sterling to wealth […]

America’s favorite “twins next door,”  Tia Mowry-Hardrict andTamera Mowry-Housley, grace the cover of the EBONY May issue. And in the special Black Family issue, Tia and Tamera open up about their business, fame, personal lives and growing up in front of the camera. The former child stars are now entrepreneurs who launched NEED Brands, a company that provides wholesome and […]