Michael Hart's neck tattoo, which was not properly covered, now also bears the words "F--k you, Niger' after fellow gang members tried to punish him for breaking gang rules.
Kevin Sneed was found not guilty on reduced charges of second-degree assault and disorderly conduct after being accused of trying to kill an officer.
Kellin McGowan, who is graduating with a 4.57 GPA, will be the first Black Valedictorian in the history of St. Thomas High School.
She, The People: Vivian Nixon On Helping Women With Criminal Justice Histories Earn Degrees, Achieve Their Dreams
Vivian Nixon, the Executive Director of College & Community Fellowship, spoke to ESSENCE about the importance of creating real opportunities.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh submitted a letter of resignation amidst increasing controversy over her book sales to entities that do business with the city.
A student from Clear Fork Valley School District was pictured with his date holding up the sign "If I was black I'd be picking cotton but I'm white so I'm picking u for prom."
Jackie Carter created the Not Reaching pouch, which can be attached to the driver's side air vent, after hearing of Philando Castile's shooting death.
Seniors at Robbinsdale Cooper High School will be able to graduate without worries after Valerie Castile cleared out their student lunch debt in her son's honor.
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was also convicted of manslaughter in the July 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
'I Thought It Was My Apartment,' Amber Guyger Repeats 19 Times In 911 Call After Shooting Botham Jean
Amber Guyger is scheduled to go to trial for murder in September, which will mark one year since she fatally shot Botham Jean.
Lawsuit Filed Against Binghamton, New York, School District Following Strip Search Of 4 Black and Latina Middle School Students
The lawsuit filed by the NAACP LDF and Morrison & Foerster comes after the Binghamton School District failed to adequately resolve the situation, or even apologize to the four girls who were strip searched.
Cynet Systems later issued an apology for the racist job listing that somehow wasn't flagged before publishing.
Karone Robinson says he began to have issues at the Darien, Georgia Police Department after he went public with his interracial relationship.
Janay Flowers noted in an Instagram post that several passengers and members of the American Airlines crew rushed to help little Nevaeh.
Supermajority will focus on educating women on candidates' policies to harness their power to change local and national priorities.
About 90% of the students at Breman High School in Breman, Georgia are white, while 8% are Black.
The Shawn Carter Foundation Bus Tour Introduces New York Tri-State Area Kids To HBCUs And A Sense Of Community
ESSENCE was on hand as students got to attend the foundation‘s HBCU tour and spoke to Gloria Carter who expressed the importance of exposing teens to HBCUs.
Rosetta Swinney says she will never fly on Frontier Airlines again after being arrested following a confrontation over vomit on her daughter's seat.
Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Suspended From Team Activities Following Release Of Disturbing Audio In Child Abuse Case
Audio released by a local station allegedly shows Chiefs' receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancée Crystal Espinal discussing the child abuse investigation.