• By Essence   -   May 26, 2019

    ‘BEING MARY JANE' ACTRESS RAVEN GOODWIN IS ENGAGED!

    Raven Goodwin is engaged! The Being Mary Jane actress shared the amazing news Saturday that she is engaged to actor Micah Williams....

  • By Essence   -   May 26, 2019

    NETFLIX SCOOPS UP WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO CANNES WINNERS, SIGNIFYING PUSH INTO AFRICA

    Netflix has bought the global rights to Cannes Grand Prix Winner Atlantiques and the Cannes Critics' Week Award Winner I Lost My Body,...

  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    SASHA OBAMA GOES TO PROM!

    Sasha Obama is growing up on us! The youngest daughter of former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama looked gorgeous in newly...

    Look
  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    DELTA AIRLINES OFFERS RETIRED GEORGIA MAILMAN A FREE TRIP TO HAWAII

    A beloved Georgia mailman received the surprise of his life after he recently retired. Floyd Martin became a viral sensation this week...

  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    PUMA WILL RELEASE NIPSEY HUSSLE COLLABORATION POSTHUMOUSLY

    PUMA announced they are still planning to drop their collaboration with the late Nipsey Hussle. The news was confirmed by PUMA Brand...

  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    WHAT THE ESSENCE EDITORS ARE GETTING THEIR DADS THIS FATHER'S DAY

    Father's Day is just a few short weeks away, but time flies at lightning speed. Don't let the day creep up on you without having a...

  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    REMY MA HEADED TO TRIAL FOR ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING ‘LOVE & HIP-HOP' CASTMATE

    Rapper Remy Ma is scheduled to go on trial this summer for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co-star, Brittney Taylor....

    Star
  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    AN OPEN LETTER TO THOSE COPING WITH GRIEF, WITH LOVE FROM DR. JESS

    As a Resident Psychiatrist, I've cared for people who have experienced the death of loved ones. In the days and weeks that follow the...

    People
  • By Essence   -   May 25, 2019

    BLACK TRAVEL VIBES: EXPLORE THE ANCIENT WONDERS OF VIETNAM

    Everyone knows that South East Asia is a traveler's dream. Not only does the region boast amazing sites and adventures, but it is also...

  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    FEDERAL JUDGE BLOCKS MISSISSIPPI'S ANTI-ABORTION, FETAL ‘HEARTBEAT' BILL

    U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves blocked Mississippi's restrictive and oppressive heartbeat abortion law on Friday, writing in his...

  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    LAWMAKERS DEMAND ANSWERS DURING HEATED HEARING ABOUT NEWLY EMERGED SANDRA BLAND VIDEO

    On Friday, Texas lawmakers demanded answers from top law enforcement as to why a newly released cell phone video depicting the moments...

  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    A 102-YEAR-OLD LOS ANGELES WOMAN IS BEING FORCED TO VACATE HER HOME AFTER NEARLY 30 YEARS

    An elderly Ladera Heights woman is facing eviction after her landlord told her that he must make room for his daughter, according to...

  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    10 EMPOWERING T-SHIRTS THAT CELEBRATE BLACK FATHERHOOD IN ALL ITS GLORY

    It's almost time to celebrate the amazing dads in our lives! As Father's Day approaches , we're looking for ways to let the stand-out...

    Men, Look
  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    YOUR GREEK GRADUATE WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER FOR THESE THOUGHTFUL GIFTS

    Perhaps one of the only occasions more special than becoming an elite member of the Divine 9 is finally earning your diploma and walking...

  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    STAY FLY ON THE GO WITH THESE TSA-APPROVED BEAUTY MUST-HAVES

    It's always nice to be able to freshen up on the go and especially if your traveling across the friendly skies. When you're up in the...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    SIP ROSÉ THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WITH JOHN LEGEND AND LVE WINES

    Memorial Day weekend is finally here, which means it's time to break out the grill and toast to good times with good people. But wait...

    People
  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    ASK AN OB-GYN: WHAT'S THE PROPER WAY TO CLEAN MY VIBRATORS AND SEXY TOYS?

    Good news - ESSENCE's “Ask An OB-GYN” series is back to bring you very public answers to some of your most private questions. When...

  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    LEYNA BLOOM IS EXCITED TO SEE EVOLVING REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN FILM

    Leyna Bloom made history at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and now she's opening up about cinema's evolving representation of women....

    Women, Star, Festival
  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    13 TIMES ANGELA BASSETT REMINDED US WHY SHE'S MUVA TO THIS BEAUTY GAME

    In just 2019 alone Angela Bassett has reminded us why we invest in jade rollers, teeth whitening kits, and boxing classes. And it's...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   May 24, 2019

    BOSTON'S MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS ACCUSED OF RACIALLY PROFILING MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS OF COLOR

    Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has issued a formal apology, a week after a group of middle school students - all of whom are children...