Four Ex-Police Officers Involved in George Floyd’s Death Plead Not Guilty to Violating His Civil Rights
Three of the former Minneapolis police officers request that they be tried separately from Derek Chauvin to have the best chance at a fair trial.
An R. Kelly Accuser Says He Made His Victims Write Blackmail Letters to Protect Himself From Sexual Assault Charges
R. Kelly allegedly planned for the letters to serve as fraudulent evidence that would prove his innocence and that his victims conspired against him.
Cassandra Johnson, Executive Vice President of Customer Care with Google, discusses the "Grow With Google" initiative at the 2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture
A panel of Black women discuss Black maternal health for the ESSENCE Festival of Culture 2021.
ESPN host Maria Taylor, NBA’s VP of Marketing Kelly Walton, and Style & Image Consultant Rachel Johnson drop some knowledge for the next generation of women in the sports business.
Jemele Hill and Tamika Mallory Discuss the One Difference in Protests Against Police Violence Before 2020 and Now
The journalist and activist have a one-on-one conversation for the Essence Festival of Culture about making "good trouble."
ESSENCE speaks with the Afro-Latina candidate on her mayoral race and the "multiple pandemics" facing Black and brown New Yorkers.
The bill prohibits cities and counties from reducing their police budgets by more than five percent over the course of five years.
If caught, perpetrators could face up to five years in prison and pay a fine.
This legislation comes after the family of Andrew Brown Jr.— who sheriff’s deputies killed in Elizabeth City, NC — has requested full footage of the police encounter.
An officer tased Brown in 2018 after he reportedly double parked across handicap spots.
Along with abuse, the manager forced the intellectually disabled Black man to work for more than 100 hours a week without paying him.
Former Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Killing Black Neighbor Botham Jean Seeks Lesser Charge
"Amber Guyger needs to sit where she is in prison and accept responsibility for what she did to my son, my family, my country, my world," Botham's mom told CNN
DHS Secretary Mayorkas says domestic extremism “poses the most lethal and persistent terrorism-related threat to our country”
Kenyans living with HIV say their health in jeopardy because the country is experiencing a shortage of anti-retroviral drugs donated by the U.S.
Keith Ellison urged the state to seek “accountability” not “revenge” in sentencing the former cop.
Attorney General Merrick Garland met with police officials Friday, who expressed concerns after the DOJ announced an investigation of the MPD following Derek Chauvin verdict
An estimated 600 protestors participated in campus demonstrations