A federal relief package was set to deliver monetary aid to farmers of color, until white farmers sued to block it.
Someone in the federal government must love their McFlurries, because even the Federal Trade Commission is getting on the case.
“It's a disgusting and heartbreaking chapter in our history,” Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam stated. “It's really important for all of us to acknowledge past wrongs,” D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser added.
The FBI “has warned the public that buying, selling, or using a counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination card is a crime.”
The Department of Education has indicated that this pandemic reprieve, ending on January 31, 2022, will be the last extension of its kind.
Proof of Vaccination Will Be Required to Enter All Restaurants, Fitness Centers, and Indoor Entertainment Venues in NYC
New York City becomes the first city in the country to require proof of vaccination for these activities, increasing incentive to vaccinate.
Lawsuit Filed Against Johnson & Johnson for Targeting Products Linked to Cancer to Black Women, Group Alleges
"This lawsuit is about the lives of our grandmothers, our mothers, our wives, sisters and daughters– all of whom were cynically targeted by Johnson and Johnson," Co-Counsel Ben Crump says.
Workers have been on strike since July 5, citing disturbing working conditions, including reports that co-workers have suffered from heart attacks in the middle of work.
The bill would follow "a growing movement to unwind the decades-old war on drugs,” the New York Times reports.
Jay Ellis Joins Group of Producers to Highlight Voices of Incarcerated Youth With "Written Off" Podcast
The Insecure star speaks to ESSENCE about how the podcast—created and produced by Lemonada Media— is personal to his own life.
The study's findings, supported by the MacArthur Foundation, indicate that reducing jail populations did not increase crime. In some places, crime decreased.
Cosby to walk free after serving two years of a three- to ten-year sentence.
"If you know your history, you know the full song of the national anthem. The third paragraph speaks to slaves in America—our blood being slain all over the floor. It’s disrespectful," Berry said.
The reigning world and Olympic champion gymnast just secured one of the two guaranteed spots on the Olympic team bound for Tokyo next month.
India Walton May Become First Woman Mayor of Buffalo, First Socialist Mayor of Any Major US City Since 1960
"I'm India from down the way, little poor Black girl who, statistically speaking, shouldn’t have amounted to much, yet here I am," she told the New York Times.
Amazon Burning Through Workers So Fast, Executives Worry They'll Run Out of People to Hire, NY Times Report Finds
Despite profit over $21 billion in 2020, Amazon spent only $2.5 bil in extra pandemic pay for worker bonuses. For the holidays, warehouse employees got $300, $150 for part-timers, the Times reports.
This Pride Month, Black LGBTQ leaders are calling for $450 million of President Biden's American Jobs Plan to target programs for racially diverse older Americans.
The new AG announced plans to double enforcement staff to protect the right to vote.