Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he hopes World Cup winner Paul Pogba “understands why he was very good” during the tournament

 18 July 2018 Image captionWorld Cup 2018: Paul Pogba’s curling shot puts France 3-1 up against Croatia Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he hopes World Cup winner Paul Pogba “understands why he was very good” during the tournament. Red Devils midfielder Pogba scored as France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final to win the World Cup…

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France Wins World Cup 2018

People across the African Diaspora celebrated the World Cup victory of France—which has 15 African players. France won it’s second World Cup championship, defeating a tough Croatia team 4-2 at goals contributed by two players of African descent: Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappé. African players from France  team Samuel Umtiti was born in Cameroon. Presnel Kimpembe…

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South Africa launches powerful new telescope

The SKA will become operational by 2030 and explore exploding stars, black holes and traces of the universe’s origin When fully operational, the SKA telescope will be 50 times more powerful than the current ones [South African Radio Astronomy Observatory] up South Africa has unveiled a new super radio telescope that will study galaxy formation, a…

Tarana Burke, Symone Sanders, Tamika Mallory and Luvvie Ajayi joins Essence Panel

In a layered conversation about intersectionality and what’s next in continuing the fight for social change, activists Tarana Burke, Symone Sanders, Tamika Mallory and Luvvie Ajayi join ESSENCE Digital Content Director, Yolanda Sangweni, for the “I’m Woke. Now What?” panel on the 2018 ESSENCE Empowerment Stage. Tarana’s platform as the founder of the #MeToo movement and…

Congresswoman Maxine Walters Urged Essence Festival Audience To Join The Fight To Reunite Families Separated By The Trump Administration

 Jul, 13, 2018 Congresswoman Maxine Waters wants young people to understand why they should get involved in the fight to reunite immigrant families that have been separated by the Trump administration. As she explained, this is more than just an issue of immigration. “We cannot stand by and watch children separated from their families and not speak up,”…