• By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    FROM MARIAH CAREY TO JAMILA WOODS, HERE'S 7 NEW SINGLES WE LOVE THIS WEEK

    The elusive chanteuse has returned. Mariah Carey shared new music Thursday from her upcoming album, Caution, set to arrive November...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    ASK DR. SHERRY: ‘MY EX IS GETTING OUT OF PRISON AND WANTS TO START OVER AND GET MARRIED!'

    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   -   Oct 19, 2018

    PHOTOGRAPHER INNOCENT MUKWELI WANTS US TO SEE A DIFFERENT AFRICA THROUGH HIS LENS

    Seven years ago, a group of young photographers from Soweto grew weary of the negative depictions that were being used to portray their...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    8 ADORABLE PHOTOS OF AMERIE AND BABY RIVER THAT WILL WARM UP YOUR FRIDAY

    Motherhood sure looks good on singer Amerie, who just released new music for the first time in nine years. The married star is head...

    Star, Look
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    107,000 PEOPLE REMOVED FROM VOTING ROLLS IN GEORGIA FOR FAILING TO VOTE IN PREVIOUS ELECTIONS

    Something continues to stink in Georgia as election day slowly creeps up on us, as apparently some 107,000 have apparently lost their...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    WATCH INMYFEED: GET YOUR EDGES READY FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF NEW BEYONCÉ MUSIC

    Welcome to InMyFeed, ESSENCE's daily digital show that offers you a quick look of the hottest headlines on your timeline. Beyoncé is...

    Watches, Look
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    DO IT FOR THE ‘GRAM: HOW TO TAKE DOPE VACATION SELFIES LIKE WILL SMITH

    Solo travel is on the rise, with more and more travelers indulging in solo leisure travel in order to relax and unwind. There aren't...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    GUGU MBATHA-RAW TO PLAY FIRST BLACK MISS WORLD WINNER IN NEW ‘MISBEHAVIOUR' FILM

    Gugu Mbatha-Raw is set to play a history-breaking beauty pageant queen in the upcoming Miss World-centered flick Misbehaviour. Alongside...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    GARDENING WHILE BLACK: 3 WHITE WOMEN ACCUSE BLACK MAN OF STALKING, BEING A PEDOPHILE

    Add beautifying your community to the list of things that you cannot do in peace if you're Black. Marc Peeples, a Black man, had taken...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    XSCAPE TEASES WHAT TO EXPECT AT SO SO DEF ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

    Atlanta is the place to be this weekend as the city gets ready for the So So Def 25th Anniversary concert. And according to the ladies...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH WITH THESE DESSERT-THEMED BEAUTY PRODUCTS

    How's this for a concept: enjoying sweets without the calories. Interested? These bold beauty products are sure to keep your sugar...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    MEET THE D.C. SPICE QUEEN HELPING TO STRENGTHEN HER COMMUNITY WHILE LIVING HER ENTREPRENEURIAL DREAM

    Food is the way to the soul. Go anywhere in the world, and you'll find that food is a universal language that binds you to another...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    RIHANNA REPORTEDLY TURNS DOWN SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW TO SUPPORT COLIN KAEPERNICK

    Rihanna is once again proving why she's a celebrity worth stanning. According to US Weekly, the singer reportedly turned down an offer...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    AMERIE RETURNS WITH ‘DARKER AND MOODIER' DOUBLE ALBUM, HER FIRST IN 9 YEARS

    Amerie is back with a ton of new music. Nine years after her last label effort, she released a double-album titled 4AM Mulholland and...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2018

    TIFFANY HADDISH REVEALS SHE'S WORKING ON A RAP ALBUM

    Tiffany Haddish is trying her hand at the rap game. The comedian revealed her new side hustle during an interview with the New York...

    Look
  • By Essence   -   Oct 18, 2018

    FIND OUT HOW TO KEEP MONEY IN THE FAMILY

    Tracy Neely, 47, of Decatur, Georgia, wants to give her 4-year-old son, Turner, more than a good life. She wants to give him a financial...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 18, 2018

    TIMESUP FOR THE AMERICAN EVANGELICAL CHURCH, TOO

    The reprimand rings in my memory like a bell-clear and precise: “Don't walk through the pulpit! Women aren't allowed in there.” Even...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Oct 18, 2018

    5 GAME NIGHT RECIPES THAT WILL BRING THE FAMILY TOGETHER

    Between juggling school, work, sports and extra-curricular activities, family game night can really be a moment when everyone comes...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 18, 2018

    LETOYA LUCKETT IS GETTING MOM ADVICE FROM ALL OF HER FRIENDS.INCLUDING BEYONCÉ!

    LeToya Luckett's baby girl isn't even here yet and she's already covered in love and Black Girl Magic. The 37-year-old mom-to-be has...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 18, 2018

    LETOYA LUCKETT IS GETTING LOTS OF MOM ADVICE FROM HER FRIENDS.INCLUDING BEYONCÉ!

    LeToya Luckett's baby girl isn't even here yet and she's already covered in love and Black Girl Magic. The 37-year-old mom-to-be has...