The NBA announced the league honor, which spotlights an individual who demonstrates a commitment to bringing awareness to inequalities.
A social justice advocate breaks down how Black mothers are coping as they continue juggling remote work, childcare and COVID-19 prevention
THE R&B SINGER TALKS TO ESSENCE ABOUT HIS NEW ALBUM, WHERE HE TACKLES SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF LOVE.
Cole, who calls herself a “hood politician,” spoke to ESSENCE about her passion for serving her community and helping others.
Irons was wrongfully convicted of burglary and assault.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the digital divide in an unprecedented way.
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.
Harris is all about change.
Reparations in the United States for descendants of enslaved Africans must include repairing the structural devastation that food redlining has caused in Black communities.
“Spike’s art has moved the cultural dial for decades. I’m proud of the powerful messaging of this film,” says Jordan.
Kaepernick says the project is “for those true to themselves on and off the field. Proudly, unapologetically and against all odds.”