The FBI and officials at Rio Americano High School in California are looking into an anti-Black memo that made its rounds on social media this week.
Anaiah Rucker has come a long way in the eight years since saving her little sister from a potentially fatal accident. This week the heroic Georgia teen started school as a college freshman.
If Black women weren’t already energized about the upcoming 2020 elections, Kamala Harris recently sat down with ESSENCE, to remind us that we should be. “The power is in your […]
Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to make a structural change to the economy and put more power in the hands of workers.
In a now-viral video, one unsuspecting taxi driver helps deliver a baby by talking a woman in labor through the process.
A teenager jumped into action after hearing the screams of his young neighbor who was being attacked by a dog.
Robert Mueller testified today on Capitol Hill. Here's why Black people should be keyed into his Russia Report.
For ESSENCE’s News & Politics Editor, a 10-day trip to Vietnam proved to be a life-changing journey she never expected.
Political action committee, Democracy for America, released the results of a new poll that show the candidates and issues voters are backing.
An Illinois Republican group is facing backlash after it posted a racist meme to its social media page.
The 2020 Democratic hopeful says she will invest money and enact reforms in her first term as President to close the country's rape kit backlog.
The proposal named after abolitionist Frederick Douglass addresses seven areas in which Black Americans have been stymied in this country.
Survivors of Rikers ban together to outline a clear path forward for the troubled prison complex and propose smart, humane alternatives.
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Unveils Walker-Lewis Plan Aimed At Encouraging Black Entrepreneurship
The proposal named after Madam C.J. Walker and Reginald F. Lewis is estimated to triple the number of minority entrepreneurs in the next ten years.
The undeterred congresswoman from California reminded Black women of their political power as the 2020 elections draw near.
Months of sisterhood and strategizing as participating members of the Policy Link x ESSENCE initiative culminated on the festival Power Stage.
Joy-Ann Reid, Richard Lawson, Yesha Callahan, and Dr. Walter Kimbrough took to the Essence Fest Power Stage to discuss ways Black children can get ahead.