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Lupita Nyong’o Admits She Still Struggles With Self-Doubt in ESSENCE

Ever since Lupita Nyong’o burst on the scene and became one of Hollywood’s ubiquitous “it girls,” Black women have waited for her to cover Essence. While the starlet was honored by the mag at its annual Black Women In Hollywood luncheon back in 2014 (and she...

Yes She Can: Siza Mzimela Is the First Black Woman to Start An Airline

South African entrepreneur Siza Mzimela is a history-maker. The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fly Blue Crane, is the first Black woman to start an airline. Fly Blue Crane began flying out of O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, the company’s hub, back in September and...

Chicago’s Top Cop Fired Amid Protests Over Laquan McDonald Shooting

After massive anti-police violence protests hampered one of Chicago’s busiest shopping districts on Black Friday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy had been fired. In a tense press conference, Emanuel said he had “a lot of loyalty” for McCarthy, but said “now is a...

Rev. Jamal Bryant on Black Pastors Meeting Trump: ‘At Least Prostitutes Get Money’

Rev. Jamal Bryant had a lot to say last night during a CNN segment featuring one of the pastors who attended the meeting held by Donald Trump on Monday. Bryant clashed with Pastor James Davis, and told him that Davis should feel like a pawn....