• By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    FROM APRIL RYAN TO REP. FREDERICA WILSON: HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CONTINUES TO DISRESPECT AND DISMISS BLACK WOMEN

    “The most disrespected person in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. The most neglected...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    CYNTHIA BAILEY REVEALS SHE HAS UNFINISHED BUSINESS WITH PETER THOMAS  

    The Real Housewives of Atlanta fans have seen a lot of relationships play out on the show, but none as transparent as Cynthia Bailey...

    Models, Look
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    IBELIEVEFREDERICA: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE DISPUTE BETWEEN REP. FREDERICA WILSON, TRUMP AND A GOLD STAR FAMILY

    On Friday, the hashtag IBelieveFrederica was trending as many united behind Rep. Frederica S. Wilson over her standoff with the White...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    SOLANGE CALLS OUT MAGAZINE FOR PHOTOSHOPPING HER BRAID FROM THE COVER

    In the year since A Seat at the Table, Solange's powerful songs about Black beauty and natural hair have become the anthem for so many....

    Beauty, People, Star, Style
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    KEYSHIA KA'OIR SQUASHES RUMORS ABOUT SECRET FAMILY MEMBERS IN JAMAICA

    Keyshia Ka'oir and Gucci Mane are living in newlywed bliss, but Ka'oir is also squashing absurd rumors about her family. Mrs. Radric...

    Watches, Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    MOM SAYS SCHOOL SHAVED HER DAUGHTER'S HAIR WITHOUT HER PERMISSION

    Imagine sending your daughter to school in the morning with braids or ponytails only to have her return later that day with a completely...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    SAMIRA WILEY MARRIED HER WIFE WITH EASE BECAUSE OF THIS APP

    Samira Wiley tied the knot just five months ago and she is still on cloud nine. The former Orange Is The New Black star and her bride,...

    Wedding, Star
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    5 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM GABRIELLE UNION'S 'WE'RE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE'

    Remember the scene in Waiting to Exhale with Savannah and Robin when they're at the water park? Robin tells Savanah about a girl she...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    THE QUICK READ: MARIAH CAREY ROBBED OF $50,000 WORTH OF ITEMS

    Happy Friday! We've made to the weekend and after today there's nothing but naps and brunches ahead of us. But first, catch up on today's...

    Bags
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    WHERE ARE THEY NOW? THE CAST OF MTV'S 'MAKING THE BAND 2'  

  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    TARANA BURKE'S METOO CAMPAIGN PROVES BLACK WOMEN HAVE BEEN DISCUSSING SEXUAL ASSAULT FOR A LONG TIME

    Last week, as troves of women came forward to reveal that they were victim's of Harvey Weinstein's unwarranted sexual advances, actress...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    QUEEN LATIFAH REFLECTS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF MUSIC AND THE ARTS AT VH1'S SAVE THE MUSIC GALA

    Queen Latifah was honored during Vh1's Save the Music 20th anniversary gala. The foundation celebrated the launch of its new partnership...

    Gala, Event
  • By Essence   -   Oct 20, 2017

    ASK DR. SHERRY: 'MY PARTNER OF 20 YEARS NEVER PROPOSED, AFTER 2 KIDS AM I CRAZY TO LEAVE HIM?'

    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 20, 2017

    LUPITA NYONG'O DETAILS BEING SEXUALLY HARASSED BY HARVEY WEINSTEIN IN NEW OP-ED: 'I FELT UNSAFE'

    Lupita Nyong'o adds her voice to the many women who have come forward about their encounter with Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2017

    ANOTHER BLACK WOMAN AND HER INFANT DAUGHTER WERE BOOTED FROM AN AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT  

    American Airlines is finding itself in hot water again now that a Boston mother has come forward about an incident that left her booted...

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2017

    23 BOOKS BY AFRICAN WOMEN THAT YOU SHOULD ABSOLUTELY BE READING

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2017

    HBCU LOVE: THESE 11 CELEBRITIES ATTENDED FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2017

    MAC UNVEILS A COLLABORATION WITH JEWELRY DESIGNER ROBERT LEE MORRIS

    In their most recent collaboration, MAC has partnered with iconic jewelry maker Robert Lee Morris for a limited edition collection. Set...

    Luxury, Look, Beauty, Design, Models, Collection, Dress
  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2017

    AL SHARPTON'S DAUGHTER MARRIED THE MAN OF HER DREAMS IN A PUBLIC AND LOVE-FILLED CEREMONY

  • By Essence   -   Oct 19, 2017

    3LW'S KIELY WILLIAMS IS EXPECTING A BABY GIRL

    Congratulations are in order for former 3LW singer Kiely Williams, who is expecting a baby girl. Williams made the announcement via...

    Star, Beauty