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FAMILY WOES: WHY EBONY’S COSBY COVER HITS HOME

When Ebony magazine unveiled its November 2015 cover issue, jaws literally dropped. A classic portrait of “The Cosby Show” fictional family, The Huxtables, smiling is punctuated by a seemingly broken glass frame. The root of the crack spreading from the face of the family’s adored patriarch: Cliff Huxtable. Or the man behind the character, Bill Cosby, depending on how you interpret the image. Upon first reviewing the cover, it doesn’t take long before concluding the magazine is going there. For the “Family Issue,” Ebony  says it “explores the intensely complicated relationship between the fallen icon, his most beloved character and the broken… Continue Reading

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ERICA CAMPBELL, HUSBAND TALK MISCONCEPTIONS OF BLACK FATHERHOOD [EXCLUSIVE]

While Black women are often celebrated for the phenomenally strong and beautiful beings that they are, Black men don’t always get to share the spotlight. That’s why Erica Campbell and her husband, Warren Campbell, decided to join My Black Is Beautiful’s latest campaign, “Grooming My Black Man For Greatness.” During the month of June, the gospel music couple will be using their voices to encourage African-American women to celebrate Black men in the home. While the Campbells understand the unique challenges Black families face, they are on a mission to dispel longstanding negative perceptions of Black men and Black fatherhood that… Continue Reading