The victories of Cheri Beasley of North Carolina and Charles Booker of Kentucky make them the first African American nominees for their respective states.
Carrie Meek was the first Black person to represent Florida in Congress since Reconstruction.
Larry Elder Argues That Slave Owners Should Get Reparations; California Should End Critical Race Theory
The Black conservative radio host never sought office before this year, but is gaining support in the recall election for Gov. Gavin Newsom.
NYC hasn't elected a Black mayor in 30 years. Mayoral candidates Dianne Morales, Maya Wiley, Ray McGuire, and Eric Adams are all vying for the spot.
ESSENCE Exclusive: The production team behind Judas and the Black Messiah and Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. launch an educational guide to understand the Party's history
Mary J. Blige, Misty Copeland, Naomi Campbell And More Black Women Support New York City Mayor Hopeful Ray McGuire
The Wall Street giant is aiming to be the city’s second Black mayor.
On January 20, she will swear in Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock and Sen. Jon Ossoff, the first Jewish senator of Georgia.
Barack Obama became the first Black person to reach America’s highest office, but we’ve always had ties to it. Geneticist Bettye Kearse sheds light on her family’s relationship to President James Madison.