• By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    THE BIGGEST AND BRIGHTEST BLACK STARS HIT THE 2018 BET AWARDS RED CARPET LOOKING LOVELY

    Star, Look
  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    VIOLA DAVIS CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF MARRIAGE WITH HUSBAND JULIUS TENNON: 'YOU ARE MY HEART'

    Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon celebrated 15 years of marriage this weekend! The Oscar-winner sent out a special post acknowledging...

    Wedding, Look
  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    THIS NBA DRAFT PICK COORDINATED HIS BLACK PANTHER-INSPIRED OUTFIT WITH HIS PARENTS

    Wendell Carter Jr. caught everyone's eye with his Black Panther-inspired outfit during the 2018 NBA draft earlier this week - and he...

    Look
  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    ISSA RAE BELIEVES BLACK WOMEN ARE BURDENED BY MEDIA PORTRAYALS THAT CREATE UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

    Issa Rae believes that some of the unrealistic portrayals of black people in the media today is to compensate for decades of negative...

    Women, Festival, People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    DENISE CLAYTON HAS BEEN ELECTED THE FIRST BLACK CHIEF JUDGE OF THE KENTUCKY COURT OF APPEALS

    Judge Denise Clayton has just become the first black woman to serve as the chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals judges. She...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    CARDI B WILL BE HONEST ABOUT BEING A STRIPPER WITH HER DAUGHTER

    Cardi B says she will be open with her daughter about her stripper past. The “Invasion Of Privacy” rapper, who is expecting a baby...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    CHANEL IMAN IS EXPECTING A BABY GIRL!

    Chanel Iman is going to have a baby girl! The supermodel took to Instagram on Saturday to reveal that she and her new husband, NFL...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    CELEBRITY PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: JUNE 24 - JUNE 30

    Michelle Obama, Naomi Campbell, Nas, Tischa Campbell Martin, Angela Rye and other celebrity pics of the week.

  • By Essence   -   Jun 24, 2018

    PERMITPATTY THREATENS TO CALL COPS ON BLACK GIRL FOR SELLING WATER OUTSIDE HER APARTMENT

    Another day, another incident of a white person calling the cops on a black people for no reason. The most recent incident blew up...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 23, 2018

    OHIO COP FIRED FOR PULLING OVER HIS DAUGHTER'S BLACK BOYFRIEND WITHOUT CAUSE

    An Ohio police officer was fired for abusing his authority after pulling over his daughter's black boyfriend without cause. The officer,...

    Cars
  • By Essence   -   Jun 23, 2018

    NICKI MINAJ SHARES HER OWN IMMIGRATION STORY: 'I CAME TO THIS COUNTRY AS AN ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT'

    Nicki Minaj is sharing her own immigrant story in response to the heartbreaking stories of migrant children being torn away from their...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 23, 2018

    FOXY BROWN REVEALS THAT HER DAD WAS STOPPED FROM RETURNING TO THE U.S

    Rapper Foxy Brown is sharing her own heartbreaking experience with the U.S. immigration system after revealing that her Trinidad-born...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 23, 2018

    RACHEL DOLEZAL PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO WELFARE FRAUD

    Rachel Dolezal pleaded not guilty to welfare fraud on Wednesday. Dolezal, who now goes by Nkechi Diallo, made an appearance in court...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 23, 2018

    JOE JACKSON HOSPITALIZED WITH TERMINAL CANCER: 'HE DOESN'T HAVE LONG'

    Joe Jackson has been hospitalized. The Jackson clan are said to be flocking to the hospital bed of their 89-year-old patriarch, who...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    ESSENCE FEST 2018: 9 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT NOLA'S OWN SHEBA TURK AND WHY HER NEW BOOK IS A MUST READ

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    COME AGAIN? FOX NEWS COMMENTATOR CLAIMS SOME BLACK PEOPLE SAY IMMIGRANT DETENTION CAMPS ARE BETTER THAN HOUSING PROJECTS

    Fox News is known for making outlandish statements about everything from former President Barack Obama to the racial background of...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    PROTECTIVE STYLING 101: BEAUTIFUL YARN TWISTS AND LOCS TO INSPIRE YOUR NEXT 'DO

    Style
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    MARA BROCK AKIL STILL WANTS TO MAKE A ‘GIRLFRIENDS' MOVIE, BUT ONLY ON ONE CONDITION

    Writer and director Mara Brock Akil is the woman behind some of our favorite television shows. She's made us laugh till our sides hurt...

  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    JADA PINKETT SMITH SHOWS OFF HER DANCE MOVES FOR HUBBY WILL SMITH AND OF COURSE HE CAN'T GET ENOUGH

    You know how they say your spouse should be your biggest fan? Well, Will Smith definitely got that memo and continues to be his wife...

    Hotels, Look, Dress
  • By Essence   -   Jun 22, 2018

    SKINCARE 101: HERE'S THE REAL REASON WHY YOU SHOULDN'T PICK AT YOUR BREAKOUTS

    Acne is a common skin condition that is often associated with teenagers, but bad breakouts and severe skin disorders can affect adults...

    Women