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Jesse Williams missed moment to speak truth to black power too

Since I'm not a regular viewer of "Grey's Anatomy," I didn't know who the actor Jesse Williams was until his eloquent rants about the state of race in America popped up in viral internet videos.<p>Now he's hit the big time. He's been widely hailed and covered for his "courage" and "speaking truth to …

Civil Rights

Yes, Jesse Williams Is Black Enough to Call Out America’s Racism

Almost as soon as Jesse Williams stepped off the stage at the BET Awards after giving a powerful speech about racism, activism, and Black folks …

Black Girls Code Is Moving Into New York’s Google Office

Black Girls Code, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing technology education for African American girls between 7-17, is reaching a …

Celebrate ‘Coming To America’ Anniversary via the EBONY Archives

Today in 1988, the classic Coming To America was released in theaters. The already successful 27-year-old Eddie Murphy, had proven his Hollywood star …

Fast Food

Drake Rihanna -- Another Night (And Morning) Of Love In The Club?

Are <b>RiRi</b> & <b>Drizzy</b> back on their love-in-the-club steez? It definitely seems that way. Pics of the duo partying it up in London last night</b> …

Beverly Bond to write book celebrating black women

Beverly Bond, founder of the annual <i>Black Girls Rock!</i> awards show, which airs each year on BET, will publish a book with Atria Publishing Group …

Second BLACK PANTHER: A NATION UNDER OUR FEET Video

Credit: Marvel Comics<p><i>Press Release</i><p>Today, Marvel Comics continues to present this year’s breakout Marvel Super Hero – the Black Panther – through a …

Comics

Slavery as free trade

The 18th-century thinkers behind laissez-faire economics saw slavery as a great example of global free trade<i>By Blake Smith</i>Read at Aeon

Black History

'Bathe daily' advice for eczema children

<b>If your child has eczema it is fine to give them a dunk in the bath every day, as long as you apply lots of moisturising emollient cream to their skin afterwards, say US researchers.</b><p>Some experts have said infrequent washing might be better because too much washing can dry out the skin.<p>To try to …

Skin Care

Want Your Kids to Be Strong Leaders? Teach Them This About Bullying Immediately

Leadership qualities aren't always innate; often they're learned. And taught.<p><i>"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."--Edmund Burke</i><p>Close to one in three students report being bullied during the school year, and it happens just as often at summer camp, summer …

Rehtaeh Parsons

Kids are Now Learning to Meditate in School—Should You Do it Too?

Meditation seems to be having a moment. Jerry Seinfeld, Goldie Hawn, and the Seattle Seahawks have credited meditation for their success. Google is teaching mindfulness to employees. The app store is filled with apps to help you unwind.<p>These days, even kids are doing it.<p>More and more, schools are …

Meditation

Top Toys To Bring Out Curiosity In Kids (Part 1)

Kids are naturally inquisitive. The wonders of the world around them always inspire questions like, "Why is the grass green?," "Where do bugs live?," "How far is the moon?"--and that's just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Though it may feel tedious to answer all of these questions, and you may not always …

Kids

13 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

You're gonna have time on your hands. Download these now, and thank me later.<p>//<p>//<p>It's summer, and that means road trips. My wife and daughter and I have at least 12 or 15 hours of driving in front of us this weekend, as we head from the New York City area to New England and back.<p>What keeps us sane …

Alice In Wonderland

Kanye West Adidas Deal Has Billion Dollar Potential ... Look Out Nike!

<b>Kanye West</b>'s new partnership with <b>Adidas</b> could make him A BILLION DOLLARS ... TMZ has learned.<p>Adidas announced Wednesday they've signed Kanye to a …

Shoes

Kanye West's Partnership With Adidas Is About To Get HUGE

Kanye West is taking over the world, one namesake Adidas store at a time.<p>The sportswear brand and music/fashion mogul, whose partnership thus far has spanned three clothing collections and sneaker designs that flew off the shelves, announced Wednesday their plans to take the next step in their …

Shoes
Hair

15 Summer Accessories to Instantly Up Your Style Game—From $8 to $98

Already have your summer wardrobe—from cute work outfits to date-night looks—all figured out? Cool! As the season goes on, though, you might want to add a few fun accessories to...

Clothing

You're Probably Wearing The Wrong Shoe Size -- Here's How to Find Out

<i>For Allure, by Lauren Hubbard.</i><p>We know, we know. You're a grown-up; you know what shoe size you're supposed to wear; you've been buying shoes for years. Well, bad news. According to a study by the College of Podiatry in the U.K., most people are walking around in shoes that are the wrong size for …

Shoes

Modest Is Not Hottest

I want to introduce this topic in the most basic form; Oxford Dictionary. Yes, a dictionary definition could be the most cliché article preface of all time, but there are few things that bring me similar satisfaction (other than peeling off a scab at the perfect stage...but that's gross).<p>"Modest: …

Self Control

6 IKEA Poang Chair Uses And 22 Awesome Hacks

I must confess: IKEA Poang chair is among my favorite pieces by this brand because it’s modern and stylish, its layer-glued bent birch frame gives …

Home Decorating

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

Food Preservation

8 Design-Friendly Storage Solutions for the Bathroom

The secret to tidy towels and beautifully organized bottles? The right storage, of course. Sample this smorgasbord of ideas.<p>Brought to you by<p>Adequate …

Bathrooms

10 Insanely Simple Ikea Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

March 8, 2018 by Jessica Harrington<p>They're a twist on the classic.<p>You'll want every pair.<p>March 7, 2018 by Keren Leshem<p>This hack is so simple!<p>March 7, …

How to Build a No-Nails Console Table + Layering Milk Paint

<i>Our very first #TurningTablesDIY guest is my sweet friend Janet from Shabbyfufu — she has the most lovely style and gorgeous photos, and today she’s</i> …

Woodworking

35 Modern Kitchen Ideas Every Home Cook Needs To See

These spaces cook up major style.<p>From white marble kitchens to yellow kitchens, these are the styles that define a modern cooking space.

Kitchens

The Secret Reason Your Houseplants Keep Dying

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Here’s the situation: You just bought a brand-new philodendron, repotted it in a pretty ceramic vase, put …

Plants