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  A Detroit cop is in hot water after making offensive remarks about Beyonce‘s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance and her backup dancers. View
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:25:21 +0000
The FBI on Thursday arrested 46 current and former Georgia correction officers in a statewide drug trafficking operation, reports CNN. View
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:12:23 +0000
Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the New York Daily News. View
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:19:48 +0000
Some school districts are pursuing classroom racial diversity through socioeconomic integration strategy. Studies say diversity narrows the academic achievement gap. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:46:32 +0000
School officials in Henrico County, Va., apologize to parents for showing students a racial discrimination video during Black History Month. The parents complained that it promoted white guilt. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:25:53 +0000
In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports The New York Times. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:17 +0000
While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:27:04 +0000
Quinton Laster, 20, the couple's grandson, is being held on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sharon Reed, 59, and James Reed, 78, the report says. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:14:38 +0000
It’s Howard University homecoming this weekend, right? View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:45:00 +0000
A mass shooting on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Oregon Thursday has left 10 dead and more than 20 injured, and conflicting stories are emerging about the shooter. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:21:00 +0000
Alabama requires a photo ID to vote. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:45:00 +0000
In an August decision made public Tuesday, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission refused to overturn the firing of a corrections officer who reportedly exchanged racist text messages with co-workers in group chats on cellphones smuggled into Camden County Jail, View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:00:00 +0000
The third annual Hutchins Centers Honors convened Wednesday evening at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre. The event honors trailblazers in politics, culture, business and finance. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:23:00 +0000
While scrolling through Facebook posts Tuesday, between pudgy, dancing babies and the latest political debate, one status stopped me cold. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:31:04 +0000
It’s time to end the practice of putting juveniles in solitary confinement. View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:19:00 +0000
A New York woman who used to work for the New York City Administration for Children’s Services is now being investigated for the 2008 death of one of her children after she was arrested Monday for allegedly throwing her newborn daughter out the window of her bo View
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:35:00 +0000
Gwen Ifill came to slay. At Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee, Ifill, a veteran PBS journalist, flipped the typical narrative of race in the U.S. on Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt. View
A state where black men are incarcerated at twice the rate of the national average served as the backdrop for Thursday night's PBS Democratic debate in Milwaukee -- and the important question of criminal justice reform. View
SAN FRANCISCO -- An autopsy released today shows Mario Woods, who died in a deadly confrontation with San Francisco police in December, suffered 20 gunshot wounds. Many of those wounds were to the 26-year-old's back, buttocks and back of the head. View
Reflections from Global Health Midwest I was honored to serve as a keynote speaker at the Global Health Midwest Conference this past weekend held at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. View
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ latest ad stars civil rights activist Erica Garner, whose father was put in a police chokehold in 2014 and died. View
New York City police Officer Peter Liang was convicted of manslaughter Thursday in the 2014 shooting death of an unarmed black man in a darkened Brooklyn public housing project stairwell. View
It took militants a few hours to burn the small Nigerian village of Dalori to the ground. At least 86 people were killed in the hail of bullets, fire bombs and suicide bombings that engulfed the village on Jan. 30, officials said. View
If you thought you would only be looking at Kanye West's clothes and listening to Kanye West's music when you tuned into his Madison Square Garden performance on Thursday, you thought wrong. BECAUSE KANYE WEST IS GOING TO RELEASE A VIDEO GAME. View
Emails Between Ciara And Future’s Lawyers Reveal Details About $15 Million Libel LawsuitRuh Roh! Details from the legal documents filed in conjunction with Ciara’s $15 lawsuit against Future have gone public. View
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:15:52 +0000
Miguel, Terrence J, T.I., Angela Simmons & More Attend Pepsi’s #TheRecipe Brunch at Super Bowl 50 How have you been honoring #BlackHistoryMonth? View
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:01:23 +0000
Lamar Odom Seen At Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show Lamar is back and better than ever! View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:17:41 +0000
10 People Who Disrespected Nick Cannon Nick Cannon is one of the most criticized and insulted celebrities around. For some reason, respect is hard to come by for Nick. He gets slandered by people all the time. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:03:53 +0000
Yes, they eat grasshoppers, but there are plenty of other delicious dishes you’ll probably love, too! View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:00:17 +0000
Siamone Lauryn, a rising New Orleans urban model, would tell you herself that she thinks her best physical asset is her powerful bosom. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:54:46 +0000
Singer’s Mother Warns Her To Slow Down After Blood Clot Battle Tamar Braxton’s mother wants her daughter to stop working so hard after she faced a series of health problems. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:54:02 +0000
Hellooooo Teyonah… Teyonah Parris Attends The African‑American Film Critics Association Awards Teyonah Parris of “Survivors Remorse/Chiraq” fame was recently spotted looking beautiful at the 7th Annual AAFCA Awards. View
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:19:37 +0000
It's no longer approaching; Yeezy Season is officially here.Kanye West kicked off New York Fashion Week with a bang at Madison Square Garden with the help of an army of models decked out in his newest designs. View
<ess_brightcove<[BRIGHTCOVE-ID:4750990689001]On this week's episode: We discuss the week's hottest topics including Cam Newton's response to critics and Beyonce's "Formation", Tamar Braxton dishes on whether she'll have another baby and new music, Neyo tal View
It's officially New York Fashion Week!Get to the know the squad behind the style at ESSENCE. From the front row of your favorite designers to behind-the-scenes beauty tips, this is the crew that has it all. View
Top beauty brands are kicking off 2016 with a nod to diversity. Last month, CoverGirl tapped Zendaya, and now, Maybelline New York selected Herieth Paul as the newest face of the brand. View
"I love it when Black models thank me for having their base color backstage," gushes Jay Manuel—the celebrity makeup artist turned America's Next Top Model star, turned cosmetic mogul. View
With the onset of New York’s bi-annual Fashion Week, it’s always refreshing to hear about an undiscovered talent making their way onto the scene. View
A while ago, it was announced that Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis, and Taraji P. Henson were being considered for the lead in a film based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book, Hidden Figures. Finally, the studio has confirmed that Henson will lead the drama. View
Idris Elba is already killing it this year.He earned two SAG Awards, one for his role in Beasts of No Nation and another for his lead role in Luther, and became the first Black male actor to do so—actually, the only male actor to do so! View