Johnson has faced backlash since his controversial comment last month that Black women working on Sen. Bernie Sanders's campaign are from the "Island of Misfit Black Girls."
THE BEAUTIFUL BLACK WOMEN THAT INSPIRED US THIS YEAR
The program will recognize young black female HBCU students making a difference in their communities and around the world.
First Look: Model Halima Aden Celebrates Disrupting Traditional Beauty Standards On January 2020 Cover Of ESSENCE
At 22, the Somali-American stunner is one of the first hijab-wearing models to rise to international fame, and she’s using her platform to change the world.
The “Level Up” diva premiered a new video featuring personal archives to accompany her latest opus.
And the winners are...
ESSENCE And Chase Expand Economic Opportunities For Black Women With Currency Conversations Campaign
Are you ready to take the pledge (and up your savings account game)?
Mayor Warren has made improving public education for the students of Rochester a primary focus of her two-term tenure.
ESSENCE caught up with the producer, actor and director of the short film "Quincy Brown" at the premiere of "Run Loubi Run."
One student is dead, and at least one other student is injured after a student opened fire Monday morning at Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina, CNN reports. CMS […]
Candidate name: Cara McClure State: Alabama Bio: Cara McClure’s personal mission can be summed up with five P’s–”prayer, people, protest, policy, and polls.” Like a record number of Black women […]
The Enterprise, Alabama native has thrown her hat in the ring to be Alabama’s State Auditor.
Candidate name: Kiana Maria Sears State: Arizona Bio: Kiana Maria Sears is hoping to provide real change for the people of Arizona. The New Orleans native relocated to the Grand […]
Candidate name: Sandra D. Kennedy State: Arizona Bio: Sandra D. Kennedy has been serving the people of Arizona for decades. She was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives […]
Candidate name: Aja Smith State: California Bio: Technical Sergeant Aja Smith comes from a long line of military service. Both of her grandparents served in the armed forces–her grandfather fought […]
Candidate name: Congresswoman Barbara Lee State: California Bio: Congresswoman Barbara Lee has been fighting for justice and equality in the Bay Area for the last four decades. After moving to […]