The appointment of Rev. LaKeesha Walrond as President of the New York Theological Seminary marks a new era for the seminary.
Last year, a federal judge ruled that the five Black dancers were subject to worse working conditions than their White colleagues.
The legislation amends the Civil Rights Act to extend protections to Americans based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.
John Smyly, the Boulder, Colorado, officer who initiated contact with Zayd Atkinson that resulted in a tense interaction where several officers drew their guns, was allowed to resign.
Following a brief struggle with 44-year-old Pamela Turner, the unidentified officer draws back from her only to fire his weapon five times.
Alexis Peterson and Taykeetria Rogers are the first-ever Black female valedictorian and Black female salutatorian in Junction City, Arkansas, School District History.
She, The People: Gina Clayton-Johnson On Ending The Cycle Of Isolation Surrounding Women With Incarcerated Loved Ones
Gina Clayton-Johnson, the founder of the Essie Justice Group, spoke to ESSENCE about the debilitating effects the incarceration of a loved one has on women's health.
Missouri's eight-week ban on abortions is not expected to take effect unless Roe v Wade is overturned, with legislators saying it is not meant to be a challenge.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will be the 23rd Democratic to make their bid for the White House in 2020.
Rep. Joh Katko (R-NY) introduced the Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019 to get the Treasury Department to place Tubman on the $20 by 2020.
A record-breaking number of 32 Black women are set to graduate from The United States Military Academy at West Point.
Winter Whittaker said she faced months of verbal abuse from her former landlord Dean Parsons in Richmond, Virginia.
Democrats in the Alabama Senate attempted to reintroduce an amendment that would make exceptions for victims of rape and incest, but that motion failed.
The woman, identified by family as 44-year-old Pamela Turner, was shot an killed by a Baytown Officer who was attempting to arrest her.
Crowdsourcing Campaign Raises More Than $8,000 To Help Doctoral Student Attend Prestigious Summer Internship With NASA
India Jackson, who is completing her doctorate in physics at Georgia State University, is now all set to go to NASA's field center in Houston.
After being taken to the floor by a Broward County sheriff's deputy, and allegedly placed in a chokehold, 17-year-old Jordan Bennett sustained a gash on his forehead.
Black Harvard Law Professor Who Is Representing Harvey Weinstein In Sexual Assault Trial To Be Removed As Faculty Dean
Robert S. Sullivan, Jr., and his wife, Stephanie Robinson, were noted as the first Black faculty deans in the history of Harvard.
A 99-Year-Old Veteran Finally Got To Participate In Graduation Ceremony 70 Years After Earning Degree
Elizabeth Barker Johnson, who just celebrated her 99th birthday two weeks ago, walked across the stage at Winston-Salem State University's graduation, 70 years after earning her degree.
Derion Vence, the stepfather of Maleah Davis, is being held on $1 million bond on the count of "tampering with evidence, namely a corpse."