Inaugural Black Fine Art Month this October opens with press conference...

Press Conference at 10 a.m.; Art & 1619 Salon Talk at 5:30 p.m. Pigment International, the Black Art Collective is partnering with the DuSable Museum...

Teen entrepreneurs battle to bring their dreams to fruition

Annual challenge led by EY and Big Shoulders Fund aims to improve STEM education and encourage entrepreneurship among students Big Shoulders Fund and the Chicago...

Black Leaders Push for Fair 2020 Census Count

By James Wright, Washington Informer Leaders of numerous African American organizations recently convened in the District to deal with the upcoming 2020 census that could...

Trump will sign bill to avoid shutdown, then declare national emergency...

By Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak, Ted Barrett, Jim Acosta and Jeremy Diamond, CNN President Donald Trump plans to sign a compromise border security measure Friday...

PAN AFRICANISM, REPARATIONS, AND N`COBRA!

As we prepare to attend and participate in the historic 30th Annual National Convention of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America...

Cook County passes bill to stop discrimination against tenant applicants

New law prohibits landlords from discriminating based on past arrest records Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (D-1st) applauded the passing of the Just Housing Amendment...

R. Kelly Out of Jail … Comes Up with $100k Bond

R. Kelly is a free man again -- it was total pandemonium as he walked out of jail -- and he'll have to pay...

R. Kelly Vehemently Denies Sex Abuse Accusations In Tense CBS Interview

The R&B singer broke down in tears when CBS’s Gayle King pushed him on the accusations: “I’ll fight for my f**king life.” By Carla Herreria,...

Congress Passes Bill To Tackle Criminal Justice

The First Step Act adopts significant criminal justice reforms. DONNA M. OWENS, Essence Congress has passed the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform bill aimed at...

John Singleton Private Funeral Set for Monday

John Singleton will be laid to rest at the cemetery where Nipsey Hussle was buried. TMZ has obtained the invitation to celebrate the life of...