Finding Justice, a six-part docu-series that takes a deep dive into the mass criminalization of Black America, premieres Sunday, March 10 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CT on BET.
The initiative's goal is to permanently reduce the population of people who are cycling in and out of jail and experiencing mental health, drug dependency or chronic homelessness issues.
Stephon Clark Update: DA Says 'No Crime Committed, No Charges' For Police Officers In Killing Of Unarmed Black Man
Sacramento DA Anne Marie Schubert said that based on legal analysis, officers Jared Robinet and Terrance Mercadel had a right to detain Clark and that they used lawful force when they killed him.
Eugene Keahey, Pastor Who Took Sandbranch, Texas, Fight for Running Water To National Stage, Killed in Suspicious House Fire
Keahey's dedication to Sandbranch, Texas, the unincorporated, predominantly Black town that has been without running water or clean well water for over 30 years, was clear to all who knew him and many who didn't.
The progressive congresswoman would not be moved.
President Trump and Democrats have reached “a tentative deal to temporarily reopen the government and continue talks on Trump’s demand for border wall money,” briefly ending the longest government shutdown […]
Sometimes, a sista just needs to see Michelle Obama. But when you serve in political office, allocating funds to do it might not be the best idea. Lyndia Thomas, former […]
Jackson Lee vehemently denies that Jane Doe was terminated in retaliation of any kind and expressed concern for her former employee’s well-being.
White Woman Claims Black Women Fueled ‘Anti-White Woman Rhetoric’ Is The Result Of Intersectionality
DC McAllister, self-proclaimed Christian, and anti-choice advocate, is a white woman who wants the world to know that white women are fed up with being called on their bullshit, and […]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions—a.k.a. the war on drugs czar who made it his mission to criminalize cannabis sellers and users through draconian drug policies—is probably going to be forced to […]
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reportedly has a secret gang of white supremacist deputies with matching skull tattoos embedded within its Compton station, and Superior Court Judge Michael P. […]
Black women in leadership roles are imperative. But voters also need to be informed about a candidate’s politics, their values, and who and what they are willing to fight for and against.
Jackson, MS, is well on its way to becoming "the most radical city in America."
On International Day of the Girl, ESSENCE is holding our Black girls in love, centering their experiences, demanding justice for all those harmed and celebrating and protecting the fire that burns in each and every one of them.
If the Democratic Party establishment had its way, Ben Jealous, a progressive civil rights organizer and business-person, would not be running for governor of Maryland against incumbent Republican Gov. Larry […]
#JusticeForLaquan: Chicago Police Officer Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In 2014 Execution Of Laquan McDonald
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, 40, has been convicted on second-degree murder charges in the October 2014 shooting death of 17-year-Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke, who is white, fatally shot […]
Former Chicago Police Department Cmdr. Jon Burge, the man who presided over and orchestrated the state torture and brutalization of hundreds of Black Chicagoans between 1972-1991, died in Florida today, […]