Ebony Unveils 70th Anniversary ‘Power (100) to the People’ Cover

Ebony Power 100 2015

Ebony has unveiled its 70th Anniversary Collector’s Edition cover, which is also the December “Power (100) To The People” issue, on Monday (Nov. 23).

“If you don’t #StandForSomething, you will fall for anything. The December 2015 cover of @EBONYMag,” the magazine captioned the cover reveal on Twitter.

The cover features celebrity advocates Jesse Williams, Harry Belafonte and Zendaya. The three stand with the captioned phrase “Stand For Something Do Not Cross” focusing on the issue’s theme of “advocacy, audacity and the arts.”

In a press release, Ebony‘s editor-in-chief Kierna Mayo expressed her thoughts on the 70th-anniversary edition and Power 100 List, saying:

“It is truly an honor to celebrate the tremendous talents and accomplishments of the honorees on this year’s Power 100 list. From the #BlackLivesMatter movement to technology disruptors to the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies, all of the selected individuals have made an undeniable impact. They represent outstanding examples of greatness, and provide hope and inspiration for the next generation.”

Inside the issue,Kendrick Lamar, Kwasi Enin, Prince, Adehnah Bayho and Amandla Stenberg were among the few who were highlighted as African-Americans who broke barriers in the year 2015.

Ebony Magazine’s 70th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Cover will be on newsstands November 25. For more information on the mag’s Power 100 list, visit the 2015 Power 100 site.

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