• ESSENCE Festival Of Culture 2021 Dates Announced

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    By Essence · February 18, 2021February 18, 2021 STATEMENT FROM ESSENCE COMMUNICATIONS INC. ON THE 2021 ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE Today, ESSENCE, the leading and only 100% Black-owned media, technology and commerce company at scale dedicated to Black women and communities, announced plans and dates for our 2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture. In 2020, in light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, ESSENCE shifted our annual multi-day celebration to an innovative virtual format to ensure continued delivery of our unparalleled Festival, the world's largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment...
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  • A Black Physicist On The Freedom Of Dreaming In Equations

    A Black Physicist On The Freedom Of Dreaming In Equations

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    Lorado / Getty By Chanda Prescod-Weinstein · February 18, 2021February 18, 2021 This article, “A Black Femme Dreams in Equations,” originally appeared in the January/February issue of ESSENCE magazine, available on newsstands now. I'm a Black feminist theoretical physicist who studies the origins of spacetime and dark matter; and I feel most at home scientifically with a Lagrangian. The Lagrangian is an equation tied to the most fundamental properties of a physical system. There are rules for how to extract information from a Lagrangian: What is the system's future? What is its past? I can...
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