To address the increased need for food assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak amid school closures and social distancing, the EBONY Foundation wants the community to know WE GOT YOU.
Lawyers for Bill Cosby are preparing to petition the court for his release amid the coronavirus pandemic.
With Republicans and Democrats in Congress said to have reached a deal on a new economic stimulus package amid the coronavirus crisis
Lives versus livelihood, the economy versus extinction is the perplexing dilemma Trump faces as he considers reopening businesses and ending social distancing in order to offset the looming recession.
Civil rights leaders and advocates say they want to make sure that Black Americans are getting their fair share of prevention and treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), the trade association of African American-owned newspapers and media companies, is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by establishing the NNPA Coronavirus Task Force and Resource Center.
The lawsuit arose out of Comcast’s decision several years ago not to carry several Allen-owned television channels, such as Pets.TV and Recipe.TV. Comcast has argued its rejection of Allen’s channels was purely a business decision, reflecting what it viewed as ...
As routines shift and society becomes quiet from the boom of COVID-19, one thing speaks volumes, and that is––people need to eat.
On the latest episode of our podcast, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson discuss the civil rights aspect of the coronavirus outbreak.
In commemoration of her 198th bornday (March 18, 1822), the 107th anniversary of becoming an ancestor (March 10, 1913), as well as acknowledgement of Women’s Heritage Month, we take a brief look at slave abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s legacy.
The first-ever online Census couldn’t have come at a better time for many New Yorkers, but it may have been the worst time for some.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic many people have rushed to super markets and other stores to stock up on food and supplies, with many customers hoarding certain items.
The nation’s leading civil rights organizations have requested an urgent meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer regarding racial equity in the coronavirus response proposal.
The 2020 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine is canceled over coronavirus concerns but students still had the opportunity to experience Walt Disney World.
The case of Tamika Huston, a 24-year-old black woman who went missing from her Spartanburg, South Carolina, home on May 27, 2004, captivated Derrica Wilson and her sister, Natalie.