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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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Mary Mary’s Tina Campbell Reveals Marriage Got Worse After Ebony Article

Just this past month Tina Campbell of gospel mega group Mary Mary opened up in a very candid interview with EBONY Magazine about her husband’s infidelity. “I wanted to kill my husband,” the singer said, confessing that she had tried to stab him. Well now it appears Tina’s honesty has only exacerbated the issues in her marriage. In a blog post on Mary Mary’s official website, Tina revealed that since the publishing of the EBONY article, she and her husband’s marital status has gotten worse. Here’s what she wrote: Hi fans and friends. It’s Tina. I hope all of you are… Continue Reading

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The Disney Fairytale They Didn’t Tell You About: My Mom, The Widow

Originally published on EBONY.com:   After a woman meets her ‘Prince Charming,’ walks down the aisle, and raises children with the love of her life, there’s reason enough to expect a fairytale ending. But what if the script changes drastically…tragically? I often asked myself this over the past year as I watched my mother, 56, pick up the torn pages of her fairytale following the death of my father. Having been married for 29 years, 25 of which were spent raising my brother and me, marriage and motherhood was almost all my mother had ever known. But when her husband unexpectedly… Continue Reading