• By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CANCER IN THE AGE OF COVID: BLACK BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS SPEAK OUT

    Ebonie Guyton, a public health practitioner in Detroit, MI, received a shock in February of this year: At age 34, she was diagnosed...

    Women, Breast
  • Jackie Aina Is Launching A New Black-Owned Brand By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    JACKIE AINA IS LAUNCHING A NEW BLACK-OWNED BRAND

    On Monday, when Jackie Aina posted a photo of what appears to be the logo for her new brand Forvr Mood to Instagram, and a cryptic...

    Star
  • Rihanna Shares First Teaser Video For FENTY Skin By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    RIHANNA SHARES FIRST TEASER VIDEO FOR FENTY SKIN

    Rihanna is about to make our melanin skincare dreams come true. On Tuesday, the singer and fashion and beauty mogul dropped the first...

    Shopping, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    EXCLUSIVE: SEE KIERRA SHEARD AND FIANCÉ JORDAN KELLY'S ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

    Who's ready to feel the love today? Last month, the Clark Sisters star and gospel singer Kierra Sheard got the surprise of a lifetime...

    Star, Look
  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    10 LUXURY PRESS-ON NAIL BRANDS TO TRY

    What if there was a way to get a fast, lavish contact-free manicure that lasts and doesn't cost a fortune. A paint job this good may...

    Luxury, Nude, Style, Shopping
  • Dermatologist Michelle F. Henry Busts Myths About Cellulite By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    DERMATOLOGIST MICHELLE F. HENRY BUSTS MYTHS ABOUT CELLULITE

    It's short shorts season again, which means it's also the season of get-thin-quick products for women hoping for a certain look. It's...

    Women, Look
  • 4 Suspects Charged In Pop Smoke's Murder By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    4 SUSPECTS CHARGED IN POP SMOKE'S MURDER

    In the final half of 2020, the one thing we're all hoping for is justice for Pop Smoke. Thankfully, it may come sooner rather than...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    1-YEAR-OLD FATALLY SHOT IN NYC, FAMILY RAILS AGAINST ‘COWARDS' WHO KILLED HIM

    A New York family is angry and grieving after 1-year-old Davell Gardner Jr. was shot and killed while at a family cookout in Brooklyn...

    Men
  • GANNI Announces Black Trans Lives Project By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    GANNI ANNOUNCES BLACK TRANS LIVES PROJECT

    The danish fashion brand GANNI is amongst a small group of labels who've directed their support towards Black Trans lives - a movement...

    Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    BEST RELATIONSHIP ADVICE FROM BLACK CELEBRITY COUPLES IN ESSENCE MAGAZINE THROUGH THE YEARS

    Over the past 50 years, countless celebrity couples have opened their hearts and given ESSENCE a peek inside their stories. We've captured...

  • Style Entrepreneur Kristen Noel Crawley Debuts New Project By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    STYLE ENTREPRENEUR KRISTEN NOEL CRAWLEY DEBUTS NEW PROJECT

    Kristen Noel Crawley has been able to maneuver through the fashion and beauty space effortlessly. In addition to collaborating with...

    Style, Fashion
  • New Political Ad Uses Donald Trump Jr.'s Words To Attack His Father By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    NEW POLITICAL AD USES DONALD TRUMP JR.'S WORDS TO ATTACK HIS FATHER

    A new attack ad by progressive political action committee MeidasTouch is throwing Twitter into a frenzy. On Monday night the group...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CALIFORNIA ROLLS BACK REOPENING AS INDOOR BUSINESSES ARE ORDERED TO CLOSE

    California is going back under some pretty strict coronavirus restrictions, as Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered indoor businesses such as...

  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    NAYA RIVERA LIKELY SAVED HER SON BEFORE DROWNING

    Naya Rivera spent her final moments doing what a selfless, loving mother does - saving her son's life. Four-year-old Josey Hollis Dorsey...

  • Raising Multiple Multiples: Watch The Extended Trailer Of TLC's ‘Doubling Down On the Derricos' By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    RAISING MULTIPLE MULTIPLES: WATCH THE EXTENDED TRAILER OF TLC'S ‘DOUBLING DOWN ON THE DERRICOS'

    Quintuplets, triplets and two sets of twins, oh my! Think you come from a big family? Well, you haven't met the Derricos-TLC's newest...

    Watches, Star
  • Meet Pat McGrath's Two New Black Muses By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    MEET PAT MCGRATH'S TWO NEW BLACK MUSES

    Today PAT McGRATH LABS launched the newest star in the LABS universe, DARK STAR mascara. To mark the birth of this addition, McGrath's...

    Star, Models
  • Kenya Barris Says Another ‘Black-ish' Spinoff Might Be Coming To TV By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    KENYA BARRIS SAYS ANOTHER ‘BLACK-ISH' SPINOFF MIGHT BE COMING TO TV

    Kenya Barris might be giving us another view into the Johnsons. Deadline reports that Kenya Barris, the writer-producer behind black-ish,...

    Star
  • California City Moves To Strip Cops Of Traffic Duties By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    CALIFORNIA CITY MOVES TO STRIP COPS OF TRAFFIC DUTIES

    Berkeley, California could become the first city in the country to remove police from traffic duties. According to the East Bay Times...

    People, Models
  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    BLACK LIVES MATTER STREET MURAL IN FRONT OF TRUMP TOWER VANDALIZED

    The newly painted Black Lives Matter mural in New York Cit y, which was placed right in front of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, has already...

  • By Essence   -   Jul 14, 2020

    NO STRINGS ATTACHED: THE ONLY KIND OF HEALTH CARE AID WE WANT FROM THE U.S

    Rose* traveled to three different health facilities in Gauteng province, in need of medical attention - she had already missed two...

    Women