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On Monday morning, Lori Lightfoot officially became the 56th mayor of Chicago, and the city’s first African-American and openly gay female mayor. In Lightfoot’s inauguration speech, she noted that the […]
Morehouse’s Class of 2019 got a surprise from billionaire philanthropist Robert F. Smith during his commencement speech to the graduating students. Smith, the founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, […]
Christian Tinsley did not come to play with the boys bullying her daughter.
"I think Black people are not forced to forgive, but they are expected to forgive," Sybrina Fulton said in an exclusive interview with Essence.
Over the last week, Howard University students have been voicing their concerns over D.C. residents using their campus as a dog park. On Friday, more outrage was sparked after a […]
In March, 10-year-old Raniya Wright died two days after getting into a fight at school, which her mother said was an ongoing bullying situation. But on Friday, South Carolina prosecutor […]
‘Move The Campus’: D.C. Resident’s Suggestion After Howard University Students Complain About People Using The Yard As A Dog Park
Around the Howard University campus in Washington, D.C., you can find a number of dog parks. But it seems as though gentrifiers are now choosing to use The Yard as […]
The history between the people of Cuba and New Orleans, Louisiana, goes back over 100 years. And on April 2-7, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell arrived in Havana with a […]
Firefighters in Paris, France are struggling to control a fire blazing from the Notre Dame Cathedral, which has caused the spire to collapse Monday evening. According to CNBC, the cause […]
With a time of 2:23.30, Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa won her first Boston Marathon on Monday. In the race that was marred by rain and clouds, the 29-year-old managed to break […]
Family Demands Answers After Maine Community Says 22-Year-Old Black Muslim's Death Could Be A Hate Crime
After the shooting death of Isahak Muse, a young Black Muslim in Portland, faith leaders and family members are looking to the police for answers.
On March 5th, Dyma Loving, 26, a Miami area resident, called 911 after Frank Tumm verbally assaulted and pulled a gun out on her. But as with a lot of […]
In her first interview with ESSENCE, Megan Thee Stallion discusses her influences, post-college plans and female rap beef.
The music mogul has plenty of advice for those looking to make it in the business and in life—including how to pick the right attorney and dealing with the clowns.
Black Lives Matter Cofounder Patrisse Cullors Speaks On African-Americans Supporting Immigration Rights
In early February, 26-year-old rapper 21 Savage was arrested and detained in Atlanta by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The agency claimed Savage was living in the U.S. with an […]
Exclusive: Dyma Loving, Woman Brutalized By Miami-Dade Police Officer After Calling 911, Speaks Out: ‘I’ve Had To Take Off Work Because I’m In Physical And Emotional Pain’
On March 5th, Dyma Loving, 26, a Miami area resident, and her friend Adrianna Green were walking past Frank Tumm’s home on Southwest 201st Street when Tumm, 50, called Green a “whore.” […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Advice To WOC Interested In Politics: 'Start Building Your Own Power Structure'
There are several hot sessions at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, and people vying to hear Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speak over the weekend definitely were the golden ticket holders. […]