An estimated 600 protestors participated in campus demonstrations
ESSENCE is partnering with the Movement for Black Lives to take action to #DefendBlackLife in a post-COVID world. Anti-Black violence, economic crisis, and COVID-19 disproportionately target Black people – we must make concrete demands for a future where Black lives not only matter, but thrive.
Armstrong tells ESSENCE: Former officer Kim Potter can’t “hide behind white femininity in order to get away with killing a…
The federal civil investigation will bring DOJ officials into the police department and the Black community.
Shortly before Judge Peter Cahill handed down a guilty verdict in Minnesota against Derek Chauvin, a young Black teenage girl…
The former police officer faces a maximum of 75 years in prison.
Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, during a panel shared the familial ties between her late son and Lt. Nazario.
Kenosha, Wisconsin Police Chief says the officer “acted within the law.”
Attorney Ben Crump brings loved ones together as trial continues for ex-officer accused in Floyd’s Death.
Real reform can’t happen until police officers stop hunting and terrorizing Black people in the name of law and order.
The 20-year-old’s parents speak out on Good Morning America about their son and his final moments