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!
Kahlil Greene, a Maryland native, made history earlier this month when he was elected as the first Black student body president at Yale.
Brin and Nial Wilson have yet to decide which school they'll attend, but the twins plan on going to the same college to major in civil engineering.
Lonnie G. Bunch III, best known as the director of the iconic National Museum of African American History and Culture, will be the Smithsonian Institute's first Black secretary.
Sydney Wilson, who turned 14 just last week, is the youngest student to ever be accepted into the prestigious Spelman College.
Against All Odds: High School Student Named Valedictorian While Homeless, Gets $3 Million In Scholarships
Tupac Mosley, 17, has plans to attend Tennessee State University in the fall to study electrical engineering.
The appointment of Rev. LaKeesha Walrond as President of the New York Theological Seminary marks a new era for the seminary.
Peter Tabichi, a Math and Physics teacher at Keriko Secondary School in Pwani Village, Kenya won the $1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize.
A young, recent trade-school graduate hustled for his first job, standing up at a busy intersection passing out his résumé has now landed a full-time job. Back in February, De’Andre […]