• Ben Carson: I'm Convinced Experimental COVID-19 Treatment Trump Also Used Saved My Life

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Essence · November 23, 2020November 23, 2020 Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson claims that he is “out of the woods” after being diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month and is crediting a combination of his privilege, access to quality medical care, and unproven, experimental treatments with saving his life. As ESSENCE previously reported , Carson, Mark Meadows, the president's chief of staff, and several other White House staffers tested positive for COVID-19 after attending an election night watch party hosted at the White House. In a Facebook post Friday, the...
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  • Black Detroit Voters Sue Trump Campaign, Claim Attempted Mass Voter Suppression

    Black Detroit Voters Sue Trump Campaign, Claim Attempted Mass Voter Suppression

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Kirsten West Savali · November 23, 2020November 23, 2020 Black voters in Wayne County, Michigan, home to Detroit are turning the tables on President Donald Trump, filing a lawsuit against him and his campaign claiming that targeted, racialized attempts to overturn election results amounts to one of the “worst abuses in our nation's history,” ABC News reports. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. , filed the complaint on behalf of the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and three Detroit residents on Friday. “Defendants' tactics repeat the worst abuses in our nation's...
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