Malcom X’s daughters are now demanding authorities reopen their father’s murder investigation.
Valerie Jarrett, the Board Chair of When We All Vote, reflects on the impact of Rep. John Lewis' legacy and the importance of voting.
C.T. Vivian will be honored in Georgia, including a processional through the streets of Atlanta as mourners pay their respects.
"Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic." —John Lewis
Our Struggle Is One 'Of Many Lifetimes': A 1985 Interview With John Lewis Shows There's Still Work To Be Done
In a 1985 interview conducted for "Eyes on the Prize," Lewis reflected on the march from Selma to Montgomery and the power of the movement.
The longtime civil rights attorney was among the leaders who helped desegregate lunch counters in North Carolina.
On what would have been Till's 78th birthday, we honor the life of one of the most important catalysts of the Civil Rights Movement.
As we celebrate Black History Month, ESSENCE wants to acknowledge the African-American contributions to American cuisine. And, today, we highlight the Black-owned restaurants that both fed and fostered the movement.
Georgia state Sen. Nikema Williams refuses to shy away from her responsibility to protect the Black vote, even after being arrested: "I'm going to continue to speak up for those that for far too long have been overlooked and unheard in our political process."