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.
Texas State Representative Introduces Legislation To Honor 95 Victims Of Convict Leasing Discovered Buried At School Construction Site
Texas Rep. Ron Reynolds has also proposed paying $95 million in reparations to the descendants of the 95 victims of convict leasing who were believed to be victims of convict leasing.
Chanderlia Silva spoke to ESSENCE exclusively about the trauma her daughter faced and the changes she wants to see to the school district.
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced that he will not vote to confirm judicial nominee Thomas Farr, effectively bringing an end to the nomination.
Fair Fight Action, a group headed by Stacey Abrams' campaign manager Lauren Groh-Wargo is calling on a judge to rule Georgia's current elections process unconstitutional.
Rep. John Lewis knows all too well about the sacrifices that were made by our elders just to ensure that they could even register to vote.
Black senior citizens were on their way to vote early for the Georgia elections when they were ordered off the bus that was taking them.