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Gladewater High School's dress code is slammed. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:31:07 GMT
Activists have to explain the original intent. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:30:15 GMT
Natosha “Tony” McDade was killed when officers from the Tallahassee Pice Department opened fire for allegedly having a gun pointed at them. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:15:50 GMT
A series of memorial services and public viewings were planned in multiple cities before a funeral in George Floyd's hometown of Houston. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:46:48 GMT
Facebook posts about Jake Gardner and his venues serve as receipts. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:47:17 GMT
The man in the White House says local leaders are too "weak" on the resistance across the country. View
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 19:11:54 GMT
Many people on social media admonish white people vandalizing property. View
Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:51:07 GMT
The "Saturday Night Live" comedian told Seth Meyers it's "kind of a bummer" his old routine is still relevant. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:26:00 GMT
"America, I love you. Do you see me?" asked the Democratic senator from New Jersey. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:59:08 GMT
The site honors "an icon of the long and unfinished struggle for Black freedom," an outraged professor wrote. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:47:52 GMT
"Trump’s aides are helping him to push the country closer not to order but to anarchy," the newspaper's editorial board cautioned. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:38:29 GMT
A historic uprising against police brutality in the city has seen the arrest of nearly 2,000 people, including me. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:45:05 GMT
Ella Jones will also be the Missouri city's first female mayor. She got involved in city government after the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 03:25:50 GMT
Here’s why Black people find it so problematic when white people quote Martin Luther King Jr. to discourage protests against police brutality and George Floyd’s death. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 02:39:01 GMT
The former Carolina Panthers safety referenced Colin Kaepernick's status in the league, writing, “I think you meant Blackball Tuesday. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 01:22:56 GMT
We are sad to report that Trina, our beloved baddest b*** and someone we have rode out for and loved forever is out here looking like big trash. She went on the radio this morning and was furious. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:44:26 GMT
After a fan posted these comments to social media along with a screenshot from Gore announcing he would be working on Christopher Meloni's SVU spin-off, he was fired with the quickness. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:28:58 GMT
Instead of simply complaining about it, Twitter users ended up flooding the official app with completely unrelated videos, memes, and K-pop fancams in an effort to make footage from anyone who actually did snitch unobtainable. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:11:13 GMT
Los Angeles Police Commission tries to host public zoom call to calm civil unrest in the wake of the death of George Floyd and wave of protest. However, once callers are accepted the call becomes an all-out roast of the LAPD. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:49:42 GMT
KTLA anchor Doug Kolk saw the video, interpreting Cardi B's stance on the matter as a celebrity promoting violence to her followers, which he proceeded to condemned her for on television. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:49:20 GMT
NYPD Police tell officers stuck in place by protesters to run over protesters & shoot them in leaked audio while another officer reminds them not to talk that way over the airways. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:41:14 GMT
Keke Palmer is putting her money where her mouth is. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:33:19 GMT
As if we can take any more pain and suffering right now, New Orleans is mourning the loss of local musician and rapper, Marrero Desto. The 35-year-old rapper was shot […] The post New Orleans Rapper Marrero Desto Dead At 35 appeared first on Essence. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:12:12 GMT
Ella Jones made history on Tuesday night, becoming the first Black and first woman to ever be elected as mayor in Ferguson, Mo. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:33:17 GMT
As America collectively mourns the lives of countless Black Americans taken from this world by acts of racism, lawmakers and national leaders are joining together to say that it’s time […] The post Kamala Harris Calls For Legislation To Be Passed, Demands View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:30:06 GMT
If you ask anyone that frequents Trader Joe’s, they can probably spout for hours about the latest snacks they picked up, the newest spice blend they’re sprinkling on everything, or […] The post Exclusive: Meet The Founders Of The ‘Black Gi View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:28:00 GMT
Leanna and Clifton (also known as CJ) met in 2015 online. At the time, Leanna wasn’t looking for a boyfriend. But love struck at an unexpected time in her life. View
Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:00:05 GMT
Today is déjà vu as black tiles flood social media in support of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, three Black Americans who lost their lives due to the […] The post 5 Years After ESSENCE’s #BlackOut, America Is Still In A Racial Crisi View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:02:45 GMT
 “Chaotic and crazy.” That’s how photographer Bellamy Brewster describes the protest that led him to the streets of Los Angeles, California over the weekend. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:16:20 GMT
Due to the unrest permeating the country right now due to racism, Black creatives are feeling even more emboldened to call out racism when they see and experience it. View
Tue, 02 Jun 2020 18:17:06 GMT