Omega Psi Phi was founded on November 17, 1911 on the campus of Howard University by Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman. The name was derived from the initials of the Greek phrase Omega Psi Phi meaning, “friendship is essential to the soul.” That phrase was also selected as the motto for […]
The emergence of Black women telling our stories behind the camera has a lineage dating back to the 1960s.
Black women have donned gymnastics gold at the Olympic games, changing the narrative of the sport in the process.
Ebony paved the way for black stories to be told authentically, effortlessly, and unapologetically.
From John Amos and James Avery to Anthony Anderson and Adrian Holmes, Black fatherhood has come in various shapes and sizes on TV.
The advocation for mental health in the Black community has taken decades to become a non-taboo subject.
When it comes to being a Black music journalist, though, the responsibility to uphold the culture and give an honest take on the musicians representing us becomes all the more significant.
Seeing what pioneers like Dapper Dan started and successors like Kerby Jean-Raymond continue to do as designers in Black fashion today proves that we’re only beginning to see what our culture will do in the field moving forward.
Long before there was the “Houston Texas Baby” native, Beyoncé, there was a woman by the name of Anna Mae Bullock, born in the “Nutbush City Limits”, Tennessee. We would later call her Tina Turner, the Queen Of Rock ’N’ Roll. November 25, 1967 Turner became the first female and black artist to grace the […]
Beauty is a billion-dollar industry and with Black dollars at stake, these ladies are cashing in big time.
The NBA had shooters like Dale Ellis, Reggie Miller and Ray Allen - now Steph Curry reigns supreme.
Regardless of the field of endeavor – science, sports, business, politics – women have shattered long-held traditions, customs, and taken their rightful places in the world. From running companies to running countries. Gender equal leadership will lead to a more inclusive and effective society.