As New York enters Phase 3 reopenings, the city and state are continuing to take precautions to keep COVID-19 out and not end up like several states across the nation that are seeing record spikes in cases.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka signed an executive order on Juneteenth proclaiming that this year and every year thereafter, Juneteenth will be a day of remembrance and education for all Newark municipal employees, including teach-ins and workshops.
In 1955 Carolyn Bryant, a white woman, lied about an encounter she alleged she had with Black youth Emmett Till.
Social distancing rules during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting a damper on having large events of any kind including concerts, festivals, conventions and church services.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka recently announced a $1 million program to immediately house people in need of shelter.
As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) rises across the nation, social distancing is being promoted as a means of prevention and large crowds are being deterred.
Ron Pierce always valued the right to vote and remembers Election Day being meaningful in his house growing up.
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).
On the latest episode of our podcast, NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson discuss the civil rights aspect of the coronavirus outbreak.
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.