Often referred to as the "Dean" of the Civil Rights Movement, Lowery passed away peacefully in his home on Friday surrounded by family.
Sheryl Swoopes, Lisa Leslie, and Rebecca Lobo were the first players to sign during the WNBA's inaugural season, inspiring women everywhere.
The singer opened up about how her "life changed drastically" while creating her recent album, "When I Get Home," and working through fear.
"Hopefully I lay down a foundation or a blueprint that encourages people to be the best version of themselves," Michael B. Jordan shared with ESSENCE.
Black beauties flooded the red carpet at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards.
The single, from the 2019 album "The Lion King: The Gift," won Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration and features Beyoncé, Saint JHN, and Wizkid.
"We are truly our ancestors' wildest dreams," Sydney Labat, one of the Tulane University medical students in the photo said on Twitter.
Now that’s what we call Black excellence!
Roy Joseph III, Ryan Billew and Ali Williams are bringing vegan food, with a good old New Orleans flair to the people of the city.
Welcome to one of the most glamorous daytime events of the summer season!