• By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    COME AGAIN? FOX NEWS COMMENTATOR CLAIMS SOME BLACK PEOPLE SAY IMMIGRANT DETENTION CAMPS ARE BETTER THAN HOUSING PROJECTS

    Fox News is known for making outlandish statements about everything from former President Barack Obama to the racial background of...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    ESSENCE FEST 2018: 9 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NOLA'S OWN SHEBA TURK AND WHY HER NEW BOOK IS A MUST READ

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MARA BROCK AKIL STILL WANTS TO MAKE A ‘GIRLFRIENDS' MOVIE, BUT ONLY ON ONE CONDITION

    Writer and director Mara Brock Akil is the woman behind some of our favorite television shows. She's made us laugh till our sides hurt...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    PROTECTIVE STYLING 101: BEAUTIFUL YARN TWISTS AND LOCS TO INSPIRE YOUR NEXT 'DO

    Style, Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    JADA PINKETT SMITH SHOWS OFF HER DANCE MOVES FOR HUBBY WILL SMITH AND OF COURSE HE CAN'T GET ENOUGH

    You know how they say your spouse should be your biggest fan? Well, Will Smith definitely got that memo and continues to be his wife...

    Hotels, Look, Dress
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    JADA PINKETT SMITH SHARED AN ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS THROWBACK CLIP OF HER FAMILY AT THE BET AWARDS IN 2005

    The Smiths have always had star power and excellent comedic timing. Plus, they remain major Black family goals. The bond Will Smith...

    Star, Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    SKINCARE 101: HERE'S THE REAL REASON WHY YOU SHOULDN'T PICK AT YOUR BREAKOUTS

    Acne is a common skin condition that is often associated with teenagers, but bad breakouts and severe skin disorders can affect adults...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    BLACK EXCELLENCE SHINED AT THE PREMIERE OF 'LUKE CAGE' SEASON 2 IN NEW YORK CITY

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT HOW TO KEEP RELAXED HAIR HEALTHY IN THE SUMMER

    Summer has officially arrived, and while we're excited for long, sunny days, dining al fresco, and taking as many trips to the beach...

    Design
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FAMILY OF KENDRICK JOHNSON, TEEN WHO WAS FOUND DEAD IN GYM MAT, PLAN TO EXHUME HIS BODY A SECOND TIME

    The parents of Kendrick Johnson plan to exhume his body for the second time to prove that the 17-year-old was murdered when his body...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MEET MONIQUE VANN-BROWN, OWNER OPERATOR AND RECIPIENT OF MCDONALD'S 365BLACK BUSINESS TRAILBLAZER AWARD

    Sponsored By McDonald's

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MONICA HAS TRIED EVERY HAIR COLOR IN THE RAINBOW AND HERE ARE SOME OF OUR FAVORITE LOOKS

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  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    PORSHA WILLIAMS HAS A NEW RED-HOT HAIR COLOR

    Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams has a new hair color and it's red-hot. The reality star turned businesswoman took to...

    Star, Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    WAKANDAFOREVER: ‘BLACK PANTHER' COSTUME AND PROPS TO BE PLACED IN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

    Wakanda forever, for real! According to Deadline, the National Museum of African American History and Culture acquired the suit worn...

    Star, Costume, Collection
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    FIERCLY PRIVATE MOM KEYSHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM SHARES A RARE SWEET PHOTO OF HER DAUGHTER

    It's still hard to believe that little Rudy Huxtable is all grown up with a baby girl of her own. Keyshia Knight Pulliam, best known...

    Star, Look
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    GABRIELLE UNION AND DWYANE WADE HAVE ACCOMPLISHED MANY THINGS, BUT THEY'VE LEFT MASTERING HOME COOKED MEALS TO AN EXPERT

    Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have a number of achievements between the two of them. From awards, businesses, championship rings,...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    OCTAVIA E. BUTLER HONORED WITH A GOOGLE DOODLE: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS ICONIC SCIENCE FICTION WRITER

    Google is marking the birthday of science fiction author Octavia E. Butler today with one of their iconic doodles. Butler broke many...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    THE QUICK READ: NETFLIX RENEWS ‘DEAR WHITE PEOPLE' FOR A THIRD SEASON

    Here's all the news you need to know: Dear White People has been renewed for a 10-episode third season. Netflix shared the news in...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    ASK DR. SHERRY: 'MY EX-BOYFRIEND AND EX-BEST FRIEND ARE GETTING A LITTLE TOO CLOSE! SHOULD I BE MAD ABOUT IT?'

    You've seen celebrity clinical psychologist Dr. Sherry Blake, author of The Single Married Woman: True Stories of Why Women Feel Alone...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    BEST GIFTS FOR BRIDES-TO-BE BASED ON THEIR ZODIAC SIGN