FOR PART III OF OUR ESSENCE REPORTS SERIES, "COVID-19’S IMPACT ON BLACK COMMUNITIES," we turn our lens on the racist structures that serve as underlying comorbidities of the coronavirus.
#MAGA Violence: Multiple People Stabbed As Proud Boys Tear Down Black Lives Matter Signs From Historic Black Churches In D.C., Set Them On Fire
"Demonstrators who were part of the MAGA gatherings tore down our Black Lives Matter sign and literally burned it in the street." — Dr. Ianther M. Mills, pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church
The People's Justice Guarantee: One Year Later, Rep. Ayanna Pressley's Resolution Remains The Blueprint For This Nation's Third Reconstruction
We have the power, in this critical, pivotal and hopeful moment, to radically reimagine and build a nation committed to justice for all.
“Do you want to actually get something done, or do you want to feel good among the people you already agree with?"
White Man Hired To Narrate Southern Black Woman Scholar’s Essay Turns Brilliant Black Art Into Minstrel Show
The publisher of Fireside Fiction, where Dr. Regina Bradley's essay was published, claims to not have been aware of the racist narration.
"No more," the lawsuit states. "The Voting Rights Act of 1965 flatly prohibits Defendants' efforts to disenfranchise Black people and assault our Republic."
"My beautiful, sassy, smart loving granddaughter has gone home to be with Jesus."
The Iberia Parish coroner listed the teen's cause of death as "likely drowning," but questions and suspicion remain.
“I’m glad they’ll come to know her name and story because of my presence here. Breonna must be central to our work in Congress.” — Congresswoman-elect Bush
Additionally, only five ICU beds remain in Gulfport, and none in Biloxi.
California, the nation's most-populous state, has recorded 18,115 COVID-19 deaths to date. Texas, the nation's second most-populous state, has recorded 19,555 COVID-19 deaths to date.
"This was a tough race under some very difficult circumstances, and I want to say thank you to my supporters, the voters, and our elections officials for their diligent work." - Rep. Lauren Underwood
Read more about Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock, the two Democratic challengers in Georgia run-offs fighting to give Democrats control of the Senate.
“Just to have my son’s name on the street, it’s heartfelt,” Tracy Martin, Trayvon's father, said at the street renaming ceremony.
Holden Matthews Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Torching 3 Historically Black Churches In Louisiana
Matthews, son of a St. Landry Parish sheriff's deputy, was charged with three counts of intentional damage to religious property and three counts of using fire to commit a felony.
“Nobody could replace John Lewis,” Williams said. "He paved the way and showed me the way.”
As Election 2020 hangs in the balance, former Vice President Biden told supporters in Delaware, "We believe we are on track to win this election... keep the faith."