The OverExplainer: What Do Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hamer, Marsha P. Johnson And Tarana Burke Have In Common?
These are all women who disrupted history with their activism.
Expanding Our Frame: Deepening Our Demands For Safety And Healing For Black Survivors of Sexual Violence
For Black women, girls, trans and gender nonconforming people, many institutions framed as solutions to sexual violence and spaces of safety and healing – including police, schools, health care providers, social services – can also be sources and sites of further sexual violence.
This year at the Golden Globe Awards, the stars have aligned to support the second year of the #TimesUp campaign.
Sources told ESSENCE the singer's accusers were in tears after the screening was cancelled.
"The world responds to the vulnerability of white women. Our narrative has never been centered in mainstream media. Our stories don't get told and as a result, it makes us feel not as valuable."
Watch November Issue Guest Editor, Tarana Burke Share The Impact Of A Black Woman Having The Biggest Voice In The Movement
"I talk about Black women so much so we can make sure that we're seen. We so often are not," she says.
Also, Rihanna is a bad girl who does good things by reportedly saying no to the NFL's Super Bowl request.
"I started doing this work because there were so few resources and recourses for us, which is why it cuts deep to hear sisters, who are largely responsible for my visibility, saying the current iteration of the #MeToo movement isn’t for them."
One of the most inspiring nights on television is returning: Black Girls Rock, which honors our melanated sisters who are making an impact on our communities and beyond, is headed to […]