black women

(Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) applauds the Senate on confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court in a historic vote today. Judge Jackson is the first African American woman confirmed to the highest court in the land by the U.S. Senate.   Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson received a […]

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, amidst widespread reports that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire when the current term ends this summer, names for his replacement have already begun circulating. Biden vowed to put a Black woman on the Supreme Court on the campaign trail, which would be a historic first. […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Stacey Abrams will speak about moving forward after a setback at the inaugural California Conference for Women, a virtual event to be held on March 4th. Abrams, the first Black woman in U.S. history to earn a major party nomination for governor, will share her own journey of moving from setback to success. […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK — ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, has unveiled the honorees for its highly-esteemed 2020 Black Women in Hollywood Awards. The highly coveted invitation-only Oscar-week event—spotlighting Hollywood’s most renowned and accomplished women at the forefront of the industry—will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 […]

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK, NY —Award-winning musician, actress and television personality Eve has been confirmed to host the 13th annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA. ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women globally, will celebrate women owning, expanding and transforming […]

Black women aren’t stuck in the roles of yesteryear. Over time, they’ve graced screens – both big and small – playing versatile, relatable, and touching roles that help inspire #BlackGirlMagic all over the world.

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, unveils its upcoming September Global Fashion Issue cover featuring tennis great, entrepreneur and style icon Serena Williams in a way that fans have never seen her before! Williams is resplendent from beginning to end in the story, […]

New York – July 8, 2019 – MTV Studios, a unit of MTV and Viacom today announced Peabody®, Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross will voice and executive produce “Jodie,” the first in a series of spinoffs based on MTV’s iconic “Daria” franchise.  “Daria,” which ran for five seasons (1997-2002) came out […]

In their newest issue, Essence Magazine is celebrating the sistas of the resistance—and it’s seriously amazing! https://www.instagram.com/p/BS84lqsAa1G/?taken-by=essence&hl=en Rocking “Stay Woke” tee-shirts, this is one powerful array of women: writer/producer Shonda Rhimes, MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid, Women’s March co-chairs Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez. In addition, our favorite political commentator Angela Rye, Circle of Mothers […]

John Ridley says that he wrote in a South Asian love interest in his 1970s Black power show because of his own interracial marriage.

Hip hop artist French Montana defended his denigrating comments about a Black woman, saying he has a Black son.

Two Black female employees --- Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright --- at Fox News Channel called out the network for discrimination in a lawsuit this week.