Black women have always been at the forefront of history, laying the groundwork, meeting the moment, and galvanizing real change. It’s time that we change the narrative around our contributions.
To give Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 the attention it deserves, ESSENCE asked three experts on the matter to sit down with Deputy Editor Allison McGevna to break down why breastfeeding matters to Black women and the challenges and triumphs that they face.
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During a powerful conversation at ESSENCE Wellness House this past weekend, the actress explained why Black women's vulnerability, and not their suffering, is the true hallmark of our strength.
Black women in the workplace presented by Ford on Essence Festival Wellness House.
In addition to Ford's festival participation, the company has pledged to donate $700,000 to support Black women in 6 cities hit hardest by COVID-19
The motivational speaker came joined the Essence Wellness House and explained why its time for Black women to put themselves "at the front of their own line."
Black women can swim and still keep their curls healthy.
Psychologist Ayanna Abrams explains how those serums and jade roller purchases might actually be improving your mental health.
For Black women, our friendships are more than comforting. They're necessary for our survival.
"We are Black women! We build. We don't tear down other Black women!"
"Everyone needs to feel heard and be validated,” said Ware.
During a recent town hall with ESSENCE, licensed clinical psychologist Sherry Blake explains how Black women confront trauma in our everyday lives.
The actress sat down with Jada Pinkett Smith and activist Erica Ford to discuss how gun violence affects women.
Gabrielle Union Accuses NBC Entertainment Chairman Of 'Racial Bullying' In New Discrimination Complaint
This is just the first step in holding NBC responsible after the actresses' treatment on "America's Got Talent."
Due to Simon Cowell's smoking, which is against the law to do indoors, the actress eventually had bronchitis.