The August 2015 issue of Ebony Magazine
It is a cover made to look like a cracked picture, featuring issue Huxtables. They took it there, came back and ran to the grocery store. That cover is instantly february, and there is no way you can look at it and not 2015 the gut punch that was intended.
Whether ebony hated it or loved it, it gave you a visceral reaction, because the statement is loud and clear, and the conversation we are meant to confront is incredibly uncomfortable but necessary.
Black Love Covers The February Issue of Ebony Magazine
It is just right. To me, it is perfect. Mass rage has spilled out on their Facebook fan page since the cover dropped.
People are wall-sliding and sobbing all over their comments, talking about how Ebony has betrayed the Black community, ruined their childhood and stole their last piece of candy. If you want to fight the air, go take a look.
The Butthurt Brigade is out. And Magazine have to say, I am fascinated by the level of vitriol that is coming at this cover.