Octobers Ebony magazine is featuring an article on the the black biker culture by focusing on the National Bikers Roundup, an annual rally for African-American motorcyclists. Entertainer Queen Latifah is photographed for the cover sitting on a custom bobber motorcycle.
According to an Ebony press release: Ebony delves into the $500 million-black-biker culture with a behind-the-scenes peek at the recent National Bikers Roundup held this year in Kansas City, Missouri. “We got two things we have to live down: Were black and were bikers,” says a Roundup organizer Bill Walker. “Bikers are just like everyone else. Its really a culture, and its not all sugar and cream.”
Hip-hop entertainer Queen Latifah is featured because shes promoting a new CD and clothing. The 37-year-old actress/singer, whos real name is Dana E. Owens, is shown on custom bobber motorcycle exhibiting her adventurous dressed in a cat suit and patent leather.
The October Ebony hits stands Monday, September 10.