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EBONY Magazine: April/May 2018 - Gabrielle Union

Being Mary Jane star Gabrielle Union is featured in the April/May 2018 issue of EBONY Magazine.

From the digital issue:

Today Gabrielle Union is an actress who just completed a four-hour photo shoot for…

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Blaming the Victim No More: African American Critiques of the Moynihan Report, 1965

By Federico Salas

In 1965, Assistant Secretary of Labor, Daniel Patrick Moynihan conducted research to determine the cause for inequalities between black and white communities. Moynihan’s research became known as… 4,638 more words

American History

The Gold Standard of Journalism

The Life of the Man

Lerone Bennett Jr. was the gold standard for Black journalists and historians. As Amiri Baraka once eulogized James Baldwin, Bennett “traveled the world like its historian and its biographer.” People remember “Before the Mayflower,” but they might have forgotten that Bennett once shared a jeep with the SNCC activists in the South, covered the Million Man March, and, perhaps one of his greatest articles, covered extensively the Pan-African Conference in Tanzania in 1974 (See below). 1,448 more words

Before the Mayflower: A Tribute to Journalist Lerone Bennett, Jr.

“An educator in a system of oppression is either a revolutionary or an oppressor. ~ Lerone Bennett, Jr.

On February 14, 2018, Lerone Bennett, Jr… 324 more words

Little Known Black History Fact: Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Lerone Bennett Jr. worked as a journalist, historian, and scholar over the course of his long career. The former EBONY editor and author passed last week, leaving behind a strong volume of historical works that still stand as valued resources today. 320 more words

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