• By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    THE JACQUEMUS SPRING/SUMMER RUNWAY WAS FILLED WITH MELANIN MAGIC

    Not one fashion show this European menswear season was as angelic as Jacquemus and quite frankly, no one came close to his shade range...

    Models, Fashion show, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    BBC UNDER FIRE FOR ‘RACIST' MEGHAN MARKLE SEGMENT

    A BBC parody of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is receiving backlash for depicting the Duchess of Sussex as angry “trailer trash,” the Telegraph...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    THE JACQUEMES SPRING/SUMMER RUNWAY WAS FILLED WITH MELANIN MAGIC

    Not one fashion show this European menswear season was as angelic as Jacquemes and quite frankly, no one came close to his shade range...

    Models, Fashion show, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    9 PRETTY POLISHES TO PAINT ON THIS SUMMER

    Essence Festival is a mood. For anyone traveling to New Orleans for the party with a purpose next week, be prepared to be consumed...

    Festival
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    NEW ALABAMA LAW ENDS PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THOSE CONVICTED OF RAPE, INCEST, SODOMY

    People convicted of certain sex crimes will have their parental rights terminated as part of a new law in the state of Alabama. According...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    7 FOURTH OF JULY LOOKS THAT'LL TURN HEADS ALL DAY

    If you can't resist a Fourth of July festivities and know you'll be stepping out to eat until you can't anymore and catch some fireworks,...

    Look, Festival
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    MARY J. BLIGE REVEALS HOW SHE'S ‘LEARNED TO BE HAPPY' AFTER DIVORCE

    Mary J. Blige is happy and thriving as we were reminded when she stepped on stage at the 2019 BET Awards last Sunday to collect the...

    Collection
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    CHARLOTTE MENSAH HAS FOUND THE NEXT MIRACLE BEAUTY INGREDIENT, AND SHE'S SHARING

    When Charlotte Mensah traveled to Kenya to do a client's hair for a wedding, she had no idea that the trip would change her life, and...

    Wedding
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    HERE'S WHY YOU NEED A SUPER CUTE TWO-PIECE TO STAY COOL THIS SUMMER

    What's as convenient as throwing on a jumpsuit, romper or one piece? We're glad you asked. It's a two-piece of course, and we'll tell...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    MIAMI VACATION CONDO OWNER HARASSED BLACK GUEST

    What was supposed to be a dreamy get-away condo on Ocean Drive near Miami Beach, quickly morphed into an offensive exchange when the...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    LIVING THE DREAM AND TAPPING INTO YOUR POTENTIAL

    Yes, it's something people say, but did you know that there are those out there who are truly living their best life? Coriel Taylor...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    6 GADGETS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR HOME THE SMARTEST CRIB ON THE BLOCK

    Maintaining a home is no easy fete. On any given day there seems to be an endless list of tedious tasks for us to keep track of, on...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    NENE LEAKES DENIES BEING SUSPENDED FROM ‘REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA'

    It looks like those rumors that Nene Leakes is being reprimanded for ClosetGate on last season's Real Housewives of Atlanta just aren't...

    Look
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    BRIDAL BLISS: JEANELLE AND JANE'S ‘CROOKLYN' INSPIRED RECEPTION HAD SO MUCH BLACK PRIDE

    Jane and Jeanelle have a sort of made-for-TV love story. The two activists met at a Black Lives Matter rally. As Jane was running late,...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    CHECK OUT THESE STUNNING WEDDING DRESSES BY BLACK-OWNED BRANDS

    When attending a wedding all eyes are on the bride. From hair to makeup everything must be on point but most importantly, the wedding...

    Wedding, Dress
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    HERE'S WHO WILL BE DEBATING DURING THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE FIRST 2020 DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

    On Wednesday night, many will gather around their televisions and computer monitors to witness the first night of a two-night Democratic...

    Event
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    JALEEL WHITE REVIVES ICONIC URKEL CHARACTER FOR ‘SCOOBY-DOO' REBOOT

    Calling all 90s babies! TGIF is coming back...well, sort of. Jaleel White is making a brief return as the iconic nerd we loved to hate,...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    WHY MICHAEL B. JORDAN IS ‘NERVOUS' TO TAKE ON ROLE IN FILM ABOUT WRONGFULLY CONVICTED MAN ON DEATH ROW

    Michael B. Jordan, star of the upcoming social justice movie Just Mercy, said he was “nervous” to take playing Bryan Stevenson, a lawyer...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    THE ‘RED TABLE TALK' KEEPS IT ALL THE WAY REAL ABOUT POLYAMORY AND THREESOMES IN A NEW EPISODE

    On the latest episode of the controversial Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith, her mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and daughter Willow...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 26, 2019

    WHITE MAN CALLS COPS ON BLACK WOMEN OVER GLASS AT SWIMMING POOL, SWEARS HE'S NOT RACIST

    Another white busybody took it upon himself to call the cops on two separate groups of Black women enjoying themselves at the pool...

    Women