The California Congresswoman addresses her growing popularity among millennials and her continued resistance in a Donald Trump presidency.
"I'm bigger than an hour show."
Studies have shown countless benefits to playing chess, including increased problem solving, developed critical thinking skills and cognitive skills. Still, there’s a resistance to incorporate chess into schools.
The magic of being young, gifted and Black.
Her exit from MSNBC will have a long-lasting effect.
The model is bringing light and love to the continent.
J. Cole’s documentary gives fans a peek into the making of ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ and there is a lot to talk about.
It's been less than two weeks since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States and celebrities are still coming forth to voice their concern and disbelief. Many, from John Legend to Shonda Rhimes, have taken to Twitter to express their shock and denounce the policies our new president-elect plans to enact. Take a look at how your faves reacted to the polarizing news.
3 Black Spiritual Leaders Talk Protecting Your Faith, Black Love And Community Building In Trump’s America
Let’s be honest, this election cycle has been pure foolery. From the Wikileaks emails to the onslaught of offensive and plain disrespectful comments from Trump, it’s a wonder we’re all still sane. Despite the mental (and emotion) exhaustion we all feel from this presidential election, we would like to believe there is some good we can take from this -- like a good laugh.
Who better to seize on this than Black Twitter?
As the resident Black voice for the online community, Black Twitter stays ready with an arsenal of clapbacks, glorious memes and shady captions that have us dying in laughter.
In light of what feels like a horrible nightmare, we have pulled together a few of the funniest post-election memes we could find on the web. Of course, we like to keep it classy, so you’ll find the real shady ones popping up on your timeline. Enjoy this laugh and remember, #staywoke.
"When Black women are voting in record numbers, all of a sudden there is some unforeseen voter fraud," says political strategist and advocate Glynda Carr.
Tamera Mowry-Housley Gets 'Real' About Tamar's Departure, Voting on the Issues and Being a Proud Black Woman
Plus Mary J. Blige could be dishing out thousands for her estranged husband's child support and Pooch Hall steps into our steam room to talk the sexiest part of a woman's body. Watch all this and more on this week's episode of ESSENCE Live.
Mashonda and Gary Owen Talk The Secrets To Raising A Happy Blended Family On This Week's ESSENCE Live
We're taking notes on how to successfully raise a blended family, co-parenting and making amends with your ex on this week's episode of ESSENCE Live.
The ground-breaking entertainer and social activist applauds Kaepernick for his courage to protest racial oppression.
The Washington D.C. university will offer descendants of 272 slaves -- sold to pay down the school's debt in 1838 -- preferential treatment during the admissions process as an effort to atone for the painful past.