Keri Hilson and mom at Ebony Fashion Fair Reunion

Some of you are too young to remember the Ebony Fashion Fair Tour when it was at its peak. Thousands of people turned out in every city to see the most beautiful black models and urban fashions on display. For many fans, the Ebony Fashion Fair was the only opportunity to see dozens of top black, biracial and mixed race models in one place.

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Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, Rihanna Cover EBONY Magazine

In celebration of Black History Month, EBONY magazine published 4 different covers for its Black Music Month special collector’s edition featuring black glitterati Jay Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, and Rihanna. The covers are color-coded with sub headings that reflect the star's public image. For instance, Rihanna's cover says "Rebel", while Beyonce is "The Diva".

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La La and Carmelo Anthony Cover Ebony Magazine

Power couple La La Anthony and Carmelo Anthony grace the February 2014 'Black Love' issue of Ebony magazine. The Valentine issue features the industry's 10 hottest couples including Savannah and LeBron James, Ciara and Future Hendrix, Marjorie and Steve Harvey, and more. La La and 'Melo have managed to keep their family together in the face of the temptations and distractions that constantly entice 'Melo everywhere he goes.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama has snagged more covers than Beyonce in the last 4 years since her husband was elected president.

    Mrs. Obama, who rules the White House with an iron fist, covers the May 2012 issue of Ebony magazine, on newsstands April 17.

    Inside the issue, she talks about her responsibilities keeping the president focused, and on raising two daughters to be respectful, kind empathetic young women who should never let a man disrespect them.

    Michelle didn't touch on the recent controversy involving her oldest daughter Malia Obama vacationing with 12 classmates and 25 Secret Service agents in Mexico.

    The cover photo was shot by Marc Baptiste at the White House, according to

    On raising Sasha and Malia:

    MICHELLE OBAMA: “Barack and I feel that our greatest responsibility is to raise two productive, respectful, kind empathetic young women.”

    On counteracting negative depictions of women in pop culture for the girls:

    “My husband talks to our girls about how he expects men in their lives to treat them, and he offers examples by how he treats me and how he treats them.”

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