““I’m launching a new initiative called Eighteen X ‘18 which will be a platform to encourage my peers to vote for the

ESSENCE Is Now 110% Black Owned

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ESSENCE, a hallmark for black women, is now a 100% Black-owned independent company. ESSENCE President Michelle Ebanks will continue at the helm of the company and will also join its board of directors. The Black female executive team of ESSENCE, …

Rosa Parks Day

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On this historic day, Rosa Parks’ act of bravery launched a nationwide movement to end racial segregation. Parks was also a staunch advocate for sexual assault victims.

In 1944, Parks, who herself was a sexual assault survivor, led a national …

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.

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From the award-winning entrepreneur, thought leader, and creator of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! movement comes an inspiring, beautifully designed book that pays tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world.

Discover the enriching traditions and bountiful …