• By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    NEW STUDY FINDS HOLLYWOOD'S DIVERSITY PROBLEM HASN'T IMPROVED IN A DECADE

    After activist April Reign kicked off OscarsSoWhite in 2015 as a response to actors of color being shut out of the Academy Awards acting...

    Women, People
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    QUINCY BROWN'S NEW VIDEO SHOT ENTIRELY ON A SMARTPHONE WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO ‘SNUGGLE UP' WITH BAE

    Quincy Brown was born to be a star and his new music video is more than enough proof. In “Snuggle Up,” released on Brown's birthday...

    Star, Models
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    SOROR LOVE! 12 EPIC PHOTOS OF SORORITY SISTERS ON VACATION THAT WILL MAKE YOU CALL YOUR SQUAD RIGHT NOW

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    WILL SMITH IS AMAZED THAT HE AND WIFE JADA PINKETT SMITH HAVE BEEN TOGETHER 'MORE THAN HALF LIVES'

    It's hard to believe that it's been 20 years since Will and Jada Pinkett Smith tied the knot in a surprise wedding on New Year's Eve. You...

    Wedding, Star, Look
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    HERE'S HOW SOLEDAD O'BRIEN IS MENTORING THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN LEADERS

    Soledad O'Brien is a globally-recognized name. She's an award-winning journalist, documentarian, a producer who doesn't shy away from...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    CONTENT QUEEN! EVERYTHING LENA WAITHE HAS COMING TO TV

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    NETFLIX WILL NOT AIR LOUIS FARRAKHAN'S DOCUMENTARY, CITING 'INTERNAL COMMUNICATION' ERROR

    Netflix announced that it will not be streaming Minister Louis Farrakhan's controversial documentary, days after the Nation of Islam...

    Watches
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    FRENCH MONTANA'S HOME TARGETED BY ARMED ROBBERS

    French Montana's home in Calabasas, California was the target of an armed invasion Tuesday morning. According to TMZ, two armed robbers...

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    JORDAN PEELE'S ‘US' JUST STARTED PRODUCTION AND IT SOUNDS AMAZING

    After becoming the first Black writer to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his hit film Get Out, filmmaker Jordan...

    Star, Look
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    MICHELLE WILLIAMS' FIANCÉ CHAD WILLIAMS IS SUPPORTING HER AS SHE BATTLES WITH DEPRESSION: 'HERE'S TO ALL OF ME FOR ALL OF YOU'

    Just days before her birthday, Michelle Williams sought professional help for her battle with depression and her fiancé, Chad Johnson,...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    FALL BLESSINGS: H.E.R. AN ELLA MAI BOTH HAVE NEW MUSIC ON THE WAY SOONER THAN YOU THINK

    The new generation of voices in R&B music are on fire and two of the young queens leading the way are about to heat things up even...

    Festival
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    KENYA MOORE IS HAPPY TO HAVE HER HUSBAND MARC DALY BY HER SIDE DURING PREGNANCY

    Kenya Moore and her husband Marc Daly have a baby on the way and they're very excited to become parents. On Instagram, The Real Housewives...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    AWW! 12 ADORABLE PHOTOS OF JOHN LEGEND IN FULL ON DAD MODE

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    CHECK YOUR EGO AT THE DOOR LEO! YOUR AUGUST HOROSCOPES HAVE ARRIVED

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    10 TITLES WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT AND EVERYTHING HEADING TO NETFLIX IN AUGUST

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    EVA MARCILLE SHARES ADORABLE FAMILY PHOTO DEBUTING HER BABY BOY MICHAEL STERLING JR

    Eva Marcille and her family were all smiles in her latest post on Instagram, and who can blame them? It was a cuteness overload. Eva...

    Star, Models, Look
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    BRIDAL BLISS: HABEEB AND HALIMA'S GLAM WEDDING DAY WON!

    Wedding
  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    JUST LIKE MAMA: HOW THESE BLACK MOMS TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN ABOUT NATURAL HAIR 

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    THE QUICK READ: JERMAINE DUPRI ANNOUNCES SO SO DEF ANNIVERSARY TOUR

    Here's all the news you need to know: Congrats! You've made it to August, but that doesn't mean summer is slowing down. As you grab...

  • By Essence   -   Aug 1, 2018

    BRIDAL BLISS: HABEEB AND HALIMA'S TRADITIONALLY ELEGANT WEDDING WAS ONE FOR THE BOOKS

    Wedding