For Part I of our ESSENCE Reports 3-part series, "COVID-19’s Impact on Black Communities," we turned our lens on the Black South and how histories of Black resistance and rebellion against White supremacy—as well as White supremacy itself—shape the realities of COVID-19 throughout the region.
On her two year anniversary of being released from prison, Alice Marie Johnson explains why she's now fighting for others to be released.
Two years ago this French actress and activist made the world see France’s lack of representation on screens. Today she’s still standing up for diversity
The Ebenezer Baptist Church, which was founded by freed slaves, held its last service on Sunday. It will soon be up for sale.
Dylann Roof, who killed 9 churchgoers at Mother Emanuel in Charleston, S.C. was too mentally ill to have represented himself, his lawyers argue.
John Kirby Kelley was arrested in connection to a swatting ring he participated in that intended to stoke fears among Black churchgoers.
Michael Bloomberg Admits To Exploiting Prison Labor To Make 2020 Campaign Phone Calls: 'We Didn't Know'
“We didn’t know about this and we never would have allowed it if we had,” Bloomberg spokesperson Julie Wood said. “We don’t believe in this practice and we’ve now ended our relationship with the subcontractor in question.”
Journalist Beth Shelburne's viral Twitter thread about Willie Simmons drew more attention to Alabama's controversial habitual offender law.
Following Haley's questionable remarks on the symbolism of the Confederate flag, Twitter users were quick to set the record straight.
Senator Elizabeth Warren vows to use every tool in her administration to take on the growing threat of white nationalist terrorism.
Police say that the teenager targeted the church based on the fact that its congregation is majority Black.
The altercation ended with Judge Andrew Adams and Judge Bradley Jacobs being shot and requiring emergency surgeries for their wounds.
The author made it clear to all of her social media followers that no matter what they say, she's standing by her man.
The Oklahoma governor's office is calling the release of 462 incarcerated people on Monday the largest single-day commutation in U.S. history.
A group of adults and children were asked to change their seats because a regular customer did not want to sit next to Black people.
Natalie Simms, 40, filed a federal lawsuit against the City of San Antonio for violating her constitutional rights, and also against the police officer.