• By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    WE NEED THE INTERNET: WHAT BLACK WOMEN STAND TO LOSE IF NET NEUTRALITY PROTECTIONS END

    After a jury with no Black members acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin, activist Alicia Garza took to Facebook to...

    Women, People
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    TARAJI P. HENSON: WOMEN HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME

    Taraji P. Henson is weighing in on sexual assault scandals and ageism in Hollywood. The Empire star, who is set to star in the upcoming...

    Look, Men, Women, People, Star
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    TARAJI P. HENSON CONFIRMS HER LONG-RUMORED RELATIONSHIP: 'I'M VERY VERY HAPPY!'

    Have you noticed that Empire star Taraji P. Henson has an even bigger glow than usual lately? She's feeling great these days and enjoying...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    THE QUICK READ: DID THE SECRET SERVICE YANK OMAROSA MANIGAULT'S WHITE HOUSE SECURITY CLEARANCE?  

    Today is Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Here are the hot topics in news this morning: 1. Omarosa Manigault is out of the Trump administration,...

  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    TARAJI P. HENSON CALLS OUT TRUMP'S ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT: 'OUR PRESIDENT GRABS PUSSIES!'

    Taraji P. Henson is weighing in on sexual assault and ageism in Hollywood. The Empire actress is set to star in the upcoming action-thriller...

    Look, Men, Women, People, Star
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    FROM CHEMIST TO COMEDIAN: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT 'ALL DEF COMEDY' STAR DAPHNIQUE SPRINGS

    Daphnique Springs is set to shine in an all-new episode of All Def Comedy. Springs, who hails from Florida and currently lives in Los...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    THE FAMILY OF 'BULLYCIDE' VICTIM ASHAWNTY DAVIS NEEDS HELP WITH HER FUNERAL EXPENSES

    The family of the 10-year-old Colorado girl who hang herself after falling victim to bullies is now fundraising for her burial. Ashawnty...

    Collection
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    RUSSELL SIMMONS FACES MORE SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS, ACCUSED OF RAPING 3 WOMEN

    On Tuesday, The New York Times shared stories from three women who allege that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them. The Times report...

    Women, Models
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    ESSENCE TO HONOR ENTERTAINMENT ICON MISSY ELLIOT AT 2018 'BLACK WOMEN IN MUSIC' CELEBRATION

    Missy Elliot's career as a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and dancer is one that has inspired popular culture for over two decades....

    Women, Event, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    THIS SWEET VIDEO MONTAGE REVEALS JUST HOW MUCH LOVE AYESHA CURRY SHOWS STEPH CURRY AFTER HIS GAMES

    Steph and Ayesha Curry are definitely already one of the NBA's most darling couples, but this video montage of clips from their post-game...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Dec 14, 2017

    HE DID THAT! YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS SUPER SMOOTH SURPRISE SCAVENGER HUNT PROPOSAL

    Holiday proposals are always beautiful, and we just found our first favorite this season. Meet newly engaged New York City couple Chloe...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    AT THE POLLS: BLACK WOMEN SAVED THE DAY WHILE WHITE WOMEN VOTED AGAINST THEIR BEST INTERESTS.AGAIN

    If you're a Democrat who wants to win, your base has to be your priority. By and large, that base consists of Black women. While some...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    THE PIONEER: 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SISTER ROSETTA THARPE

  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MAKING LOVE AND JUST HAVING SEX

    With the New Year fast approaching, I'm going through my annual 'I'm going to declutter my life' routine which involves me going through...

    Bags
  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    BLACKGIRLMAGIC: THIS 21-YEAR-OLD DJ HAS THE INTERNET GOING CRAZY WITH HER 'BLACK TV SHOW THEME SONGS' MIX

    Nothing takes you on a nice stroll down memory lane quite like hearing the infectious theme songs from your favorite Black TV shows...

  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    THESE FAMOUS COUPLES GOT MARRIED IN 2017

  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    NEW NOVEL FROM ZORA NEALE HURSTON TO BE PUBLISHED IN 2018

    A new book by the legendary Zora Neale Hurston will be out Spring 2018, according to the Harper Collins website The publisher announced...

    Watches
  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    GLAM DIARY: MEET THE BEAUTY AFICIONADO WHO CONSIDERS HER MAKEUP AND BEAUTY ROUTINE THERAPY

    When it comes to beauty, some ladies just seem to always know exactly what products to use. Ryan Norville, is one such lady. From her...

    Perfume, Beauty, Collection, Look, Luxury
  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    'POWER' AND 'WOKE' HAILED AS THE MOST POPULAR FASHION WORDS OF 2017

    While being woke is almost a constant state of being for many of us particularly in the Black community, the term “woke” has made a...

    Women, Shopping, Design, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Dec 13, 2017

    BEST SONGS OF 2017: FIVE WOMEN IN MUSIC GAVE US THEIR TOP PICKS

    If 2017 has taught us anything it's that some underdogs will shine, if given a chance. Reflective of recent Grammy nominations, SZA...

    Women