BLACK LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES AND COMMUNITY PUSHING FOR POLICE REFORMS

As protests continue to roil the nation following a spate of police and vigilante killings of Black people, many lawmakers, civil rights...

‘STAR WARS' ACTOR JOHN BOYEGA DEMANDS RESPECT FOR BLACK LIVES AT LONDON PROTEST

Star Wars actor John Boyega took to the streets of London Wednesday to march for Black lives, and the actor gave an electrifying speech...

 
 
 

A BLACK OKLAHOMA DETENTION OFFICER WAS TOLD HE COULDN'T KNEEL WITH PROTESTERS, SO HE QUIT

A Black Oklahoma County detention officer decided that standing with the crowd to protest police brutality, and the horrific officer-involved...

CALIFORNIA WOMAN BRINGS LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY ALLEGING POLICE STOMPED ON PREGNANT STOMACH CAUSING MISCARRIAGE

A California woman claims that police officers stomped on her stomach during a traffic stop last year and caused her to have a

 
 
 
Porsha Williams Speaks After Being Tear-Gassed At Peaceful Atlanta Protest

PORSHA WILLIAMS SPEAKS AFTER BEING TEAR-GASSED AT PEACEFUL ATLANTA PROTEST

In a harrowing video shared to Instagram, Porsha Williams shows how she and her fiancé Dennis McKinley were tear-gassed at a peaceful...

Meghan Markle: ‘George Floyd's Life Mattered'

MEGHAN MARKLE: ‘GEORGE FLOYD'S LIFE MATTERED'

“George Floyd's life mattered and Breonna Taylor's life mattered and Philando Castile's life mattered,” said Meghan, The Duchess of...

 
 
 

MEANT FOR THE MOMENT: BIDEN SHOULD SELECT A BLACK WOMAN TO BE VP

In late April, more than 200 Black women sent a letter to Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, urging him to...

Meghan Markle: “George Floyd's Life Mattered”

MEGHAN MARKLE: “GEORGE FLOYD'S LIFE MATTERED”

“George Floyd's life mattered and Breonna Taylor's life mattered and Philando Castile's life mattered,” said Meghan, The Duchess of...

 
 
 

5 TIPS FOR PLANNING SAFE SUMMER TRAVEL

With so much going on in the world right now, the one thing we can all use is a getaway. And with many countries announcing reopening...

Jackie Aina Says You Should Be Able To Name More Than 5 Black-Owned Beauty Brands

JACKIE AINA SAYS YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO NAME MORE THAN 5 BLACK-OWNED BEAUTY BRANDS

Beauty influencer, Jackie Aina has always used her YouTube channel where she has over 3 million subscribers, to highlight black-owned...

 
 
 
McConnell Blocks Resolution Blasting Trump's Treatment Of Protesters

MCCONNELL BLOCKS RESOLUTION BLASTING TRUMP'S TREATMENT OF PROTESTERS

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a resolution seeking to condemn Donald Trump after federal officers used tear gas and...

A LOOK AT FASHION BRAND'S RESPONSES TO POLICE BRUTALITY

Protests have spanned the country daily following the killing of George Floyd on May 25 by Minneapolis' now former police officer,...

 
 
 

ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS IS DONATING $1 MILLION TO SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES

With a nationwide call to support the BlackLivesMatter movement and other initiatives centered around eradicating racial inequality,...

Michel Moore's Comments On George Floyd Sparks Outrage

MICHEL MOORE'S COMMENTS ON GEORGE FLOYD SPARKS OUTRAGE

On Tuesday Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore apologized for saying that George Floyd's death was on looters' hands. But for many...

 
 
 

THESE CELEBRITY PARENTS CELEBRATED THEIR KIDS' GRADUATION

With so much going on in the world, its high time we give our people something to celebrate. Celebrities like Ludacris, Kandi Burruss...

BLACKOUT TUESDAY REMINDED ME WHY I VOWED TO BUY BLACK ONLY

Rihanna's words rang out to me from my Twitter feed, “We ain't buying shit, we ain't selling shit! Gang gang! BLACKOUT AF!” Gang gang!...

 
 
 
Trump To Move Republican National Convention Out Of North Carolina

TRUMP TO MOVE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION OUT OF NORTH CAROLINA

Donald Trump is looking to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina after officials refuse to confirm if the event...

JOSEPHINE BAKER IS THE QUEEN OF GLAMOUR

Flapper fever has officially swept the Essence.com offices. From super-short, spit-curled haircuts to wide-eyed, heavily lashed eyes,...

 
 
 
George Floyd's Young Daughter Speaks On The Significance Of Her Father

GEORGE FLOYD'S YOUNG DAUGHTER SPEAKS ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HER FATHER

George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter is likely too young to understand everything that has happened in the aftermath of her father's...

Joe Jackson's Granddaughter Was Stabbed 7 Times By Her White Neighbor

JOE JACKSON'S GRANDDAUGHTER WAS STABBED 7 TIMES BY HER WHITE NEIGHBOR

Joe Jackson's granddaughter, Yasmine Jackson, was stabbed seven times by a White woman, PageSix reports. On Sunday, the 25-year-old...

 
 
 



10 Visual Resources That Highlight BlackLivesMatter

10 Visual Resources That Highlight BlackLivesMatter

As the world continues to set its sights on the numerous anti-racism protests in the U.S., U.K. and other parts of the world, it's important to understand the Black Lives... Read more ...

Warner Music Group to Donate $100M USD to BlackLivesMatter-Supporting...

Warner Music Group to Donate $100M USD to BlackLivesMatter-Supporting Organizations

Warner Music Group has announced that it will donate $100m USD to social justice organizations in support of the BlackLivesMatter movement. The donation comes from both Warner... Read more ...

Meghan Markle Addresses Death Of George Floyd In Heartfelt Graduation Address

Meghan Markle Addresses Death Of George Floyd In Heartfelt Graduation Address

"The only wrong thing to say is to say nothing," said the Duchess of Sussex. Read more ...

Bank of America Announces $1B USD Contribution to Help Address Racial Inequality

Bank of America Announces $1B USD Contribution to Help Address Racial Inequality

As protests across the nation continue, the Bank of America has announced a $1 billion USD contribution to help local communities address economic and racial inequality. In a... Read more ...

LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault is considering renegotiating Tiffany acquisition deal

LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault is considering renegotiating Tiffany acquisition deal

CEO Bernard Arnault is the world's foremost trendsetter, overseeing a luxury empire of 70 brands including Louis Vuitton and Bvlgari. In November 2019, LVMH made the biggest... Read more ...

Fashion's mixed response to Black Lives Matter protests

Fashion's mixed response to Black Lives Matter protests

Global fashion brands have been adding their voices to the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping across the world after the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, caused... Read more ...

Meghan Markle: “George Floyd's Life Mattered”

Meghan Markle: “George Floyd's Life Mattered”

“George Floyd's life mattered and Breonna Taylor's life mattered and Philando Castile's life mattered,” said Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, to the graduating class of... Read more ...

7 Black-Owned Nail Polish Brands to Up Your Mani Game

7 Black-Owned Nail Polish Brands to Up Your Mani Game

According to Essie, June 1 is National Nail Polish Day, but to us, it's always a good time for a manicure. But we aren't currently living in a time we can just hop on over to... Read more ...

Former ‘Glee' Star Samantha Ware Responds to Lea Michele Apology: ‘Open Your...

Former ‘Glee' Star Samantha Ware Responds to Lea Michele Apology: ‘Open Your Purse'

Former Glee actress Samantha Ware responded to Lea Michele's apology amid backlash over the starlet's alleged mistreatment of her costars during her six-season tenure on the... Read more ...

Akala on Race, Class and His Intellectual Journey

Akala on Race, Class and His Intellectual Journey

As Black Lives Matter protests continue, in the US and around the world, in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, we decided to revisit this interview with the rapper... Read more ...