Once on the margins, older African-American artists are suddenly a hot commodity. They are relishing the attention while dealing with the market’s grueling demands.Read More
Brother Bunny. Bruh Rabbit. A symbol of paradox and cleverness portrayed in Adosa mythology and folklore as the Trickster - a person or animal who plays tricks or disobeys rules.Read More
The Black Women's Roundtable 2018 Public Policy Forum, in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and ESSENCE Magazine, focused on the role, power & influence of Black women's leadership, philanthropy and vote to drive political, economic and social change on a local, state, national and international level.
The session shared the results of political poll conducted among 500 Essence readers, featured remarks from Congresswoman Sheila Lee and more.
Video and transcription notes inside.Read More
Activists in Maine concerned over Republican Senator Susan Collin’s possible vote on Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh has led to a unique place. A coalition of liberal activists in Maine have crowdfunded an unique strategy that some people are calling a bribe.Read More
“American history is full of stories of black people doing precisely what America says it wants of its citizens — being creative, enterprising and industrious, being self-respecting and self-sufficient — only to have white people destroy what they’ve built, impede their progress and erase their wealth. And those are not far-off stories: Those are also the stories of the living.”Read More