Jamilah Lemieux is the News & Lifestyle Editor for EBONY.com. In 2005, she created the award-winning blog, The Beautiful Struggler, where for more than six years, she published meditations on race and relationships. Jamilah has contributed to a host of publications including Essence, JET, Clutch, The Loop, Madame Noire, Black Enterprise Online, and Jezebel. She has appeared on a number… Continue reading Feature: Jamilah Lemieux
Missy Elliott had an emotional reaction to her Super Bowl halftime performance with Katy Perry. After Sunday's game, the award-winning rapper wrote on Twitter, "I cried because I've been thru so much but I'm still here & thru the grace of God & u the fans believing in me I love y'all." She also thanked… Continue reading Missy Elliott’s Emotional Super Bowl Return
Founder of Afrobella®. Some call her the Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging. Trinidadian-born writer Patrice Grell Yursik created Afrobella.com to fill a void and to celebrate the inner and outer beauty of women all shades of beautiful. Her award-winning blog shines a loving light on natural hair and the wonderfully wide range of gorgeous… Continue reading Feature: Patrice Grell Yursik -Afrobella
Pearl Cleage is an Atlanta based writer whose work has won commercial acceptance and critical praise in several genres. An award winning playwright whose Flyin' Westwas the most produced new play in the country in 1994, Pearl is also a best selling author whose first novel, What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day, was… Continue reading Feature: Pearl Cleage
New York Times best-selling author Denene Millner is an award-winning journalist whose work spans the entertainment, parenting and book publishing industries. She is the author or co-author of 19 books, including Steve Harvey's Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man and Miss You, Mina, the first in the wildly popular Scholastic Candy Apple… Continue reading FEATURE: Denene Millner
Happy Birthday Brandy and Kelly! These ladies (best friends) have grown up before our eyes and blossomed. We're excited to what they have in store for us in the future.
For a young African American woman to succeed in the male-dominated field of sports journalism, it takes an exceptional blend of hard work, expertise, confidence, and tact. Throughout her rapidly advancing career, Pam Oliver has demonstrated all these qualities, earning the respect of athletes and fellow journalists alike. She has met the challenges of racism… Continue reading FEATURE: Pam Oliver