EDUCATION

Written by: Tonyaa Weathersbee The beginning of school should be a time of hope and promise for children. For African-American children, it should be the step...

While serving on the School Board of Miami-Dade County, FL, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson noticed a pattern of young minority boys incarcerated, entering the...


ONYX SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Velma Scantlebury is the first African American female transplant surgeon. She is currently the Associate Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Christiana...

CELEBRITIES

Vivica Fox arrived in Orlando to participate in the annual Black Woman’s Roundtable (BWR). BWR is an intergenerational civic engagement network of the National...

All of these things can describe the kids who make up the cast of the hit ABC sitcom “Black-ish”, Yara Shahidi (Zoey Johnson), Marcus...

By: Ashley Spry Sitting down with Tyanna Jones you realize that she is your normal 16 year old. But she is an amazing singer and...

  By Roniece Weaver Patti LaBelle is one of the original R&B Divas of the music industry. She is noted for her soulful songbird voice that...

By Tonyaa Weathersbee Nearly half a century before Beyoncé made law-and-order types like former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani whine on Fox News over...

Lalah Hathaway A Voice For All Time Written By: Towanna Hogue   There’s no other way to describe the mesmerizing, calming, soothing, sexy andevocative alto voice of three...

FROM THE PUBLISHER

RICHARD E. “RICH” BLACK It’s Football Season and in our community this means it’s time for the fun to begin. This issue is dedicated to Florida’s Historically...

2016 ONYX Awards Recap

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Onyx Magazine, Florida’s most respected publication aimed at African-American readers, celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans and those of the African Diaspora in the Sunshine State.


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