• By Essence   -   Feb 22, 2019

    CONSTANCE WHITE, KEVAN HALL & FE NOEL SHARE ‘RULES OF THE GAME' FOR FASHION

    As a part of Black History Month and in continuation of the global fashion weeks, former ESSENCE editor Constance C.R. White moderated...

    Fashion, Design
  • By Essence   -   Feb 22, 2019

    JENIFER LEWIS REVEALS THE THREE POWERFUL WORDS THAT CHANGED HER LIFE

    Jenifer Lewis is a queen. Lewis was one of four Hollywood women celebrated at ESSENCE's annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards on Thursday...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    LET'S ALL ADMIRE THESE JAW DROPPING HAIRSTYLES AT ESSENCE'S 2019 BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD

    There's so much beauty to celebrate and admire at ESSENCE's 12th annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards. We can't get over all the...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    EXCLUSIVE: BEVY SMITH PUTS FASHION INDUSTRY ON ‘TIMEOUT' FOR CURRENT MISHAPS

    Today marks the 12thAnniversary of the ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood annual gala, and the stars turned out wearing their Thursday...

    Women, Gala, Star, Design, Event, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ACTRESS KIKI LAYNE CALLS HER RISE TO FAME ‘EXCITING BUT EXTREMELY TERRIFYING'

    Kiki Layne's star is rapidly on the rise and on Thursday she was honored at ESSENCE's annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards. Layne,...

    Women, Star
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MARSAI MARTIN HONORED WITH REIGN ON AWARD ON BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD RED CARPET

    Marsai Martin is a boss and Hollywood's youngest executive producer was honored for her work in the industry on the red carpet at ESSENCE's...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    SHERYL LEE RALPH BELIEVES ‘BLACK PANTHER' SHIFTED CULTURE WHETHER OR NOT IT NABS AN OSCAR

    In case you had any doubts, Sheryl Lee Ralph is repping “Wakanda Forever.” The Tony-winning actress, styled by her daughter Ivy-Victoria...

    Women, Look, Style, Event
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    THE RED CARPET LOOKS WE CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF AT ESSENCE'S 2019 BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD

    ESSENCE's much-talked about annual celebration of Black actresses calls for everyone in attendance to be dress like a star. Year after...

    Women, Star, Look, Dress
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    IYANLA VANZANT BELIEVES COMPARISON IS NOT ONLY THE THIEF OF JOY, BUT “AN ACT OF VIOLENCE”

    We can always count on our auntie Iyanla to, as she puts it, “call a thing a thing.” Today wasn't any different as she joined us at...

    Women, Look, Event
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    LORETTA DEVINE SPEAKS CANDIDLY ABOUT WORKING IN HOLLYWOOD: ‘IT'S NOT AN EASY THING'

    While actress Loretta Devine has been a household name in numerous Black homes across the country, her time in Hollywood hasn't always...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MODCLOTH IS ADDING MORE STOREFRONTS AND WE'RE HERE FOR IT

    ModCloth, originally known for its perfectly curated online shop and modern vintage aesthetic, is expanding in every way. ModCloth...

    Shopping
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    TEXAS WOMAN SCREAMS AT FAMILY FOR DARING TO TAKE PHOTOS ON A PUBLIC SIDEWALK

    A Texas socialite is making circles in the news after confronting a local family conducting a photoshoot for their 1-year-old's birthday...

  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    GRITTY TO GOURMET: THE ROLE OF CORN IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN KITCHENS FROM PAST TO PRESENT

    Though diverse in taste and texture, cornbread has had a ubiquitous presence on American dinner tables across the nation-from North...

  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    WHITE MAN WHO THREATENED BLACK TEENS WITH GUN AT MLK DAY EVENT CHARGED WITH HATE CRIMES

    Mark Bartlett, the white man who was seen on video menacing Black teens with a gun at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, all while...

    Event
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    JUSSIE SMOLLETT ARRESTED FOR FILING FALSE POLICE REPORT

    Empire star Jussie Smollett was arrested Thursday morning after police charged him with disorderly conduct and filing a false report,...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    THE LANGSTON HUGHES FAMILY MUSEUM GIVES INSIGHT ON CARRYING TRADITIONS FORWARD

    “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is like a broken winged bird that cannot fly,” are just one of the few lines of prose...

  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    THE BEST NEW GREEN BEAUTY BRANDS AND WHAT TO GET FROM EACH

    There's been an uptick of green beauty brands, so you may find it hard to keep up with them all. Luckily, you don't have to because...

  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    13 WAYS TO GET MEGHAN MARKLE'S PREGNANCY GLOW

    Meghan Markle holds two very important titles. Last May, she became the Duchess of Sussex and in October, following her pregnancy announcement...

  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    CHICAGO PD: JUSSIE SMOLLETT TO BE CHARGED FOR FILING FALSE POLICE REPORT

    Empire star Jussie Smollett is now set to be charged with disorderly conduct and filing a false report, a felony, in connection with...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Feb 21, 2019

    COLIN KAEPERNICK'S WINNING STREAK CONTINUES WITH NEW FASHION DEAL FROM NIKE   

    We've all been sitting on the sidelines, anxiously awaiting the outcome of Colin Kaepernick's ongoing case against the NFL, and finally,...

    Star, Fashion