This is the time for us to experiment and create new ways of being in community and resolving conflict without relying on the criminal and ineffective system of policing as we have known it.
As Black people waging a battle for our very lives, we must remember that our freedom is tied to the fall of fascism, and that many antifa protestors are working alongside our movements as allies.
On Saturday, June 20th, the Movement for Black Lives will stage a national homegoing memorial service to highlight the Cost of Inaction. We want to remember those who we’ve lost to twin pandemics— police violence and COVID-19.
Use this Social Media Toolkit to spread the word about #SixNineteen mobilizations & demands!
More Than Three-Quarters Of Black Mothers Worry Their Children Will Be Victims Of Police Brutality, ESSENCE Survey Finds
According to a new ESSENCE study, almost half of Black women also say the place where they experience racism most frequently is in the workplace.
The Movement for Black Lives calls for defunding the police to release urgently-needed community resources to realize real public safety.
As Black and Latinx communities continue to be disproportionately impacted, the COVID Racial Data Tracker confirms, in real time, that public officials are reopening states too soon.
Trump and his allies in Congress and governor’s mansions place the health of the stock market and the economy over Black lives.
ESSENCE stands in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives to amplify the organization's work for the liberation of Black people.
The civil rights icon says 'George Floyd’s story is the story of black folks'.
For Black communities across the United States, the police's role as first responders is not heroic, but harmful, when not outright deadly.
ESSENCE'S Chief Content and Creative Officer calls for allies to put their commitment and their money where their mouths are in defense of Black lives.
ESSENCE is partnering with the Movement for Black Lives to take action to #DefendBlackLife in a post-COVID world. Anti-Black violence, economic crisis, and COVID-19 disproportionately target Black people - we must make concrete demands for a future where Black lives not only matter, but thrive.
Tune in Saturday, June, 6, for a special Facebook Live town hall featuring Kandace Montgomery and Miski Noor, with Organizers with Black Visions Collective, Mary Hooks, director of Southerners on […]
Reparations in the United States for descendants of enslaved Africans must include repairing the structural devastation that food redlining has caused in Black communities.