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Trevor Noah Defends ‘Africa’ World Cup Joke, After Letter From French Ambassador

After France’s World Cup victory on July 15, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah made a racial joke congratulating Africa. The comment landed him in hot …

South Africa

Whoopi Goldberg Checks Jeanine Pirro for Saying She Has ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

Whoopi Goldberg has never had a problem speaking her mind, and she directly addressed Jeanine Pirro on The View after the judge literally pointed her …

Donald Trump

Black Wrestlers Speak Out When WWE Reinstates Hulk Hogan After Racist Rant

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE) has announced that Hulk Hogan has been reinstated to its Hall of Fame three years after he was suspended …

Hall of Fame

Michelle Obama, Janelle Monáe, Tom Hanks Team Up for Voter Registration PSA

Former first lady Michelle Obama wants people to get out to vote in the 2018 midterm elections and she’s teamed up with celebrities to make it …

Janelle Monáe

King Combs & Chris Brown Recreate Biggie Classic for New Video, ‘Love You Better’

Heir to the Bad Boy throne King Combs is steadily proving himself to be a force within the game, teaming up with Chris Brown for latest single, “Love …

Rap & Hip-Hop

‘Love & Hip Hop’s’ Jessica Dime Debuts 3-Month-Old Daughter! (PHOTO)

Jessica Dime of Love & Hip Hop gave birth to a beautiful baby girl this April and has yet to share photos of her precious bundle of joy, until now. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

141 Sexual Abuse Survivors Accept Courage Award at ESPYS (VIDEO)

Two-time Olympian Aly Raisman and dozens of other survivors of ex-doctor Larry Nassar took the stage to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the …

USA Gymnastics

Wendy Williams Talks Being a ‘Functioning Addict’ During Her Radio Days

Wendy Williams has been an open book when it comes to her past addictions, at times even tearing up on her hit daytime talk show while discussing …

Wendy Williams

Melyssa Ford Released From Hospital Following Life-Threatening Car Crash

Late last month, radio personality Melyssa Ford sustained serious injuries after an 18-wheel tractor trailer allegedly clipped the back of her Jeep’s …

Tractor-Trailer

Black-Owned Cosmetics Line, Pat McGrath Labs, Valued at $1 Billion

Pat McGrath has been a force within the beauty industry for more than 20 years, so much so, Vogue editor Anna Wintour referred to her as “the most …

Makeup

Chris Brown Fan Faints On Stage During Concert (VIDEO)

Chris Brown is known to put on an impressive live show, with diehard fans determined to sit up close, regardless of the ticket price. One young fan …

Chris Brown

Watch Tiffany Haddish Hilariously Pay Back Kevin Hart’s $300 Loan

Night School co-stars Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart have a long history together. When Haddish was homeless Hart loaned her $300 to get a motel room …

Tiffany Haddish

Chance the Rapper Buys Local News Site Chicagoist, Blasts Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Chance the Rapper announced that he bought the local news site Chicagoist on Wednesday in his new song “I Might Need Security,” in which he also …

New Singles

‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Star Karlie Redd Gets Engaged (VIDEO)

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast member Karlie Redd’s boyfriend, Mo, asked for her hand in marriage on Wednesday night. The proposal took place in the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Cynthia Erivo Talks Singing Live Onscreen for 'Bad Times at the El Royale'

Co-stars Cynthia Erivo and Jeff Bridges sat down with journalist KJ Matthews after a screening of <i>Bad Times at the El Royale,</i> to talk about the shock …

Pulp Fiction

Inside EBONY

THE MAIN MAN<p>The metamorphosis of Omari Hardwick—from supporting roles to leading man—places him on a trajectory to become a Hollywood A-lister who is …

Jordan Peele

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THAT MAGIC MOMENT<p>Danai Gurira—A-list actress, playwright, producer and activist—has done the necessary calculations to use her Black Girl Magic to …

Black Panther

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LOVE & BASKETBALL<p>Gabrielle Union—successful actress, best-selling author, baller’s wife and stepmom— has traveled the long road to happiness and …

Gabrielle Union

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ALL EYES ON MARY<p>Mary J. Blige, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, is having herself a grand moment in the spotlight. With two Academy Award nominations, …

Mary J. Blige

Inside EBONY

ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR<p>Each February, we traditionally extol the awesome power of love. This year is no different as again we present EBONY’s Hottest …

Black Panther

Inside EBONY

DJ AT THE TOP<p>Sure, Dwayne Johnson is Hollywood’s $65 million man, but his real power comes from staying true to his identity and maintaining a …

Maxine Waters

Inside EBONY

CHADWICK BOSEMAN<br>UPS HIS GAME<p>Star of Black Panther and Marshall is an ideal A-list prospect<p>Story by BENJAMIN SCHMIDT As Told to Chasity …

Kendrick Lamar

Inside EBONY

Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross are a fine example of two people with a great working relationship. Their chemistry is just as powerful in …

Comedy

Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughter Calls Out Detractors Who Called Mandela a Sell-Out

Wednesday marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday and his granddaughter is calling out people who said her grandfather was a …

South Africa

Watch Trailer for Rev Run’s Netflix Comedy Series ‘All About the Washingtons’

Netflix released the first official trailer for Rev Run and his wife, Justine Simmons’, scripted comedy series, All About the Washingtons, today. The …

Comedy Series

Tami Roman to Star as Octavia Spencer’s Step-Mother in Upcoming Series

Tami Roman wasn’t lying when she told her Basketball Wives co-stars she’s a “booked and busy,” woman, as the actress is set to star opposite …

The Oscars

Daycare Worker Gets Probation After Putting Toddler in a Noose

A Minnesota daycare worker will not receive jail time after she admitted to hanging a toddler with a noose in her Minneapolis basement, WISTV 10 …

Crime

Barack Obama and Others Honor Nelson Mandela on His 100th Birthday

Former South African President Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 today, July 18. He passed away in December 2013 at 95 having had a remarkable …

Nelson Mandela

Joseline Gets Petty In Response to Stevie J & Faith Evans’ Marriage

While most are happy to hear news of #BlackLove manifesting itself into marriage, reality star Joseline Hernandez is taking the petty route when it …

Celebrity Gossip

Will Smith and Japanese Soccer Star to Launch $100M Venture Fund

Will Smith has partnered with Japan’s World Cup soccer star Keisuke Honda to start The Dreamers Fund, a venture capital fund that will launch later …

Venture Capital