• By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2019

    HOWARD UNIVERSITY TELLS PET OWNERS TO KEEP THEIR ANIMALS OFF PRIVATE AREAS

    Over the last week, Howard University students have been voicing their concerns over D.C. residents using their campus as a dog park....

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    JESUS & JOLLOF TAKE HARLEM: EVERYTHING YOU MISSED FROM LUVVIE AJAYI & YVONNE ORJI'S SOLD-OUT SHOW AT THE APOLLO

    It was a nonstop celebration of African culture and all things Black girl magic as Luvvie Ajayi & Yvonne Orji brought their hilariously...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    THE 10 EYE CREAMS WOMEN 40 AND OVER NEED IN THEIR ARSENAL

    Fine lines and wrinkles can be a sign of a life fully lived, but if you're looking to keep them at bay for a bit longer, we totally...

    Women, Look
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    8 HAIR FRAGRANCES TO SWITCH UP YOUR MOTHER'S DAY PERFUME GIFT

    Whether a new scent is your go to Mother's Day gift, or it's part of a larger family of treats for the mom in your life, this is the...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT: THIS HOT SPRING IS THE PERFECT DAY TRIP FROM ROME

    By now we're sure you're familiar with Rome and all its ancient wonders, but did you know that just a short drive from the city, there's...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    PROSECUTORS SAY SOUTH CAROLINA 5TH GRADER DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES, NOT FROM FIGHT

    In March, 10-year-old Raniya Wright died two days after getting into a fight at school, which her mother said was an ongoing bullying...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    H.E.R. AND ASHANTI WILL HONOR THEIR MOTHERS AT VH1'S ‘DEAR MAMA'

    VH1 will be airing its annual salute to the magical moms behind some of our favorite celebrities on May 6. Dear Mama: A Love Letter...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    LIZZO'S ‘CUZ I LOVE YOU' LEAVES THE DOOR OPEN FOR BLACK WOMEN

    It's a good week to be Lizzo. After shutting down the stage at Coachella, the twerk team MVP is serving up another helping of self-love-laced...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    JILL SCOTT, CARDI B, AND BRANDY TO HEADLINE ‘FEMME IT FORWARD' CONCERT SERIES

    Outside of the splendor of Beychella, mainstream festival stages are notoriously short on female acts. But Cardi B, City Girls, Teyana...

    Festival
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    ‘MOVE THE CAMPUS': D.C. RESIDENT SUGGESTION AFTER HOWARD UNIVERSITY STUDENTS COMPLAIN ABOUT PEOPLE USING THE YARD AS A DOG PARK

    Around the Howard University campus in Washington, D.C., you can find a number of dog parks. But it seems as though gentrifiers are...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2019

    10 COFFEE MUGS EVERY BLACK WOMAN NEEDS TO START HER DAY OFF RIGHT

    Ugh, mornings! No matter how blessed you're feeling on the inside, rising and shining to adult every day can be a struggle. Between...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    MY STRUGGLE WITH REGROWING MY HAIRLINE

    Most of us know what traction alopecia is so I'll spare you all the scientific speak. But bottom line, I lost my edges from twisting...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    ‘SUNDAY BEST' RETURNS THIS SUMMER WITH TWO NEW JUDGES

    After a four-year break from the airwaves, BET's Sunday Best is coming back to life. The popular gospel singing competition series...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    HERE'S YOUR FIRST LOOK AT TIKA SUMPTER IN ‘BLACK-ISH' PREQUEL

    Just in time for Mother's Day, fans will get the backstory of one of TV's favorite Black moms-Black-ish's Rainbow Johnson. The character,...

    Look
  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    OUR FAVORITE CBD INFUSED BEAUTY PRODUCTS TO CELEBRATE 4/20

    For friends of Mary Jane, this Saturday, is the ultimate day to put one in the air. And while Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Redman, and Rihanna...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    MARJORIE AND LORI HARVEY TOOK AN EPIC TRIP AROUND THE WORLD AND WE'RE JEALOUS

    When it comes to celebrity travel, there's no doubt that Marjorie Harvey is the queen of slaycations. From Abu Dhabi to the Amalfi...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    SZA, THE WEEKND, TRAVIS SCOTT HOP ON ‘GAME OF THRONES' SONG ‘POWER IS POWER'

    Looks like there's a fire Game of Thrones album on the way and we're getting a sneak peek with new song, “Power is Power.” Featuring...

    Look
  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    WHY LASHANA LYNCH DOESN'T FIGHT FOR A SEAT AT THE TABLE

    Earlier this year, Marvel fans flooded theaters to see its latest release, Captain Marvel. Needless to say, the film excelled at the...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    5 REFRESHING MOCKTAILS TO MAKE FOR EASTER BRUNCH

    Spring has sprung and Easter is here, which means it's time to get together with family to celebrate life over fun, food, and of course...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2019

    TSA BODY SCANNERS MORE LIKELY TO GIVE FALSE ALARMS FOR BLACK HAIRSTYLES

    If you're a Black woman you've probably experienced it at least once. You're strolling through TSA at the airport ready to hit vacation...