May was Mental Health Awareness Month—a critical time to increase public awareness around mental health and fight stigmas that prevent so many people from accessing the services they need. Addressing […]
It is critical that we unpack the substance beneath the sensation. Bottoms is Black; her name is Black; but are her politics in the best interest of Black people—and, if so, which ones?
Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome Is Working To Put All Her Constituents On The Path To Success
In Louisiana's capital city, programs and policies are being created to strengthen families and help residents prosper.
The native South Carolinian is making strategic policy decisions that will benefit everyone from the highest wage earners to the lowest.
As the "people's mayor," New Orleans' LaToya Cantrell is focusing on building up the infrastructure and the people of her beloved city.
As last November’s midterms swept women into offices nationwide, Mayor Muriel Bowser also made electoral history of her own in the nation’s capital. Bowser, 46, became the first woman ever […]
During last year’s mid-term elections, ESSENCE launched the Chisholm List, a non-partisan list that profiled several black women running for various state, local and federal offices across the country. Of […]