For women’s history month, we honor Prathia Hall, the SNCC preacher who inspired Martin Luther King, Jr’s exalted remarks at the March on Washington.
The former First Lady will be honored in-person on October 2nd in Seneca Falls, New York
It’s Women’s History Month and the month-long celebration gives us a chance to acknowledge the mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, cousins, and friends who have made significant contributions to history, culture, […]
On International Women’s Day, advocacy group Higher Heights issues challenge for more representation of Black women in politics
The Lifetime movie will follow the story of gospel singer and civil rights activist Mahalia Jackson.
"Every time I sit down to write, I have to remind myself that I know how to write," the WIF Pathmaker says
NASA named it the ”Octavia E. Butler Landing,“ in honor of the pioneering Black science-fiction author.
This first generation, out-of-state college student refers to herself as an “empowerprenuer,” which is her unique spin on the classic terminology.
STEM getting renewed attention from White House and members of Congress
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is #BlackGirlMagic personified.
“We need to, as feminists, totally just mash up the system," says Jamaican scholar Carolyn Cooper.
Sheryl Swoopes, Lisa Leslie, and Rebecca Lobo were the first players to sign during the WNBA's inaugural season, inspiring women everywhere.
In honor of Women's History Month, Toni Braxton, Chole x Halle, and Alfre Woodard tell ESSENCE which Black women they admire the most.
These women are making major moves inside the Black travel movement from behind the scenes.
In her first interview with ESSENCE, Megan Thee Stallion discusses her influences, post-college plans and female rap beef.
Valerie Jarrett Challenges Employers To Make A Commitment To Closing The Pay Gap During Women’s History Month
The former Obama aide teams up with Lyft to celebrate female leaders and challenges companies to close the gender pay gap.