• By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: ROBIN THEDE AND HER TEAM OF SHEROES ARE CLOSING OUT THE FIRST SEASON OF 'THE RUNDOWN' WITH A FINALE YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS

    Even if haven't seen one episode of The Rundown with Robin Thede, tonight's season 1 finale is the one you won't want to miss. When...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    WHEN FORTNITE IS LIFE: NORTH CAROLINA TEEN CONTINUES TO PLAY VIDEO GAME AS TORNADO RIPS THROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD

    A devastating EF2 twister plowed through a Greensboro, North Carolina, community on Sunday, April 15, killing one person and leaving...

    People, Look
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    TARAJI P. HENSON SAYS SHE IDENTIFIES WITH CARDI B IN ESSAY FOR TIME'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL LIST

    TIME magazine just released its “100 Most Influential” People list this morning, which features some of the most prominent figures...

    Star, People
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: MICHELLE WILLIAMS AND HER FIANCÉ CHAD JOHNSON'S SUPER SWEET ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    CARDI B HAS A POINT ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY AND FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BERNIE SANDERS AGREES

    There's no denying, Cardi B is the hottest rapper in the nation. With a number one album and her first Coachella performance under...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    MICHELLE WILLIAMS REVEALS WHY SHE WAITED SO LONG TO TELL BEYONCÉ AND KELLY ABOUT HER RELATIONSHIP WITH HER FIANCÉ

    Wedding bells will soon be ringing for Michelle Williams. The Destiny's Child singer is engaged to pastor and sports chaplain, Chad...

    Wedding, People
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    NET NEUTRALITY LOSES AN ADVOCATE AS MIGNON CLYBURN STEPS DOWN FROM THE FCC

    After more than eight years on the job, the Federal Communications Commission is losing, Mignon Clyburn, one of its fiercest net neutrality...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    SURPRISE! MICHELLE WILLIAMS IS ENGAGED TO PASTOR AND SPORTS CHAPLAIN CHAD JOHNSON

    Destiny has been fulfilled for singer Michelle Williams as she is now engaged to her love. PEOPLE revealed exclusively that the Destiny's...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    12 TIMES BRANDY AND HER DAUGHTER SY'RAI WERE TOTALLY TWINNING

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    NEW ORLEANS HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR ACCEPTED TO MORE THAN 80 COLLEGES

    A New Orleans high school senior has been accepted to more than 80 colleges! Darrin Francois, a student at the International High School...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    CARDI B'S HAIRSTYLIST, FRAN MAYMI, PROVES IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND YOUR PURPOSE

    There's no question that Cardi B is winning. The rapper's recently released album Invasion of Privacy has quickly climbed the charts...

    Style, Look
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    FOR SMALL BLACK-OWNED BEAUTY BRANDS, INSTAGRAM IS AN ABSOLUTE MUST

    When Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launched Instagram in 2010 there's no way they could have imagined how the visually-driven platform...

    Women, People
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    THE QUICK READ: NETFLIX CANCEL'S REGINA KING DRAMA 'SEVEN SECONDS'

    Here's what's trending this morning: Netflix has canceled the Regina King-led drama Seven Seconds. The series explored the aftermath...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    THE REASON WE NEVER SEE FROZONE'S WIFE HONEY IN ‘THE INCREDIBLES' IS RAISING EYEBROWS

    As Pixar prepares for the release its latest animated film, The Incredibles 2, due out this summer, director Brad Bird shed a little...

    Look, Design
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    WAKANDA! CHADWICK BOSEMAN TO DELIVER COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT HOWARD UNIVERSITY

    T'Challa is headed to Howard! Chadwick Boseman, the Black Panther himself, has been tapped to deliver the commencement address to Howard...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Apr 19, 2018

    THINKING OF GOING BLONDE? HERE'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE ON 15 BLACK WOMEN 

    Women, Look
  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2018

    THE HARVARD COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO VIRAL VIDEO OF POLICE VIOLENTLY ASSAULTING BLACK STUDENT DURING ARREST

    Members of the Harvard University community are standing together to call for justice in the wake of the violent assault of a Black...

    Naked
  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2018

    'MY 600-LB LIFE' STAR QUITS SHOW AND STARTS GOFUNDME TO RAISE MONEY FOR WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY

    At her heaviest, Schenee Murry, 28, was 665 pounds. After suffering from two miscarriages, Murry sought aid from the My 600-LB Life...

    Star, People
  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2018

    GET READY! 702 IS PREPARING FOR A RETURN TO THE STAGE

    Platinum-selling girl group 702 is making a comeback! Member Kameelah Williams made the announcement Tuesday, taking to Instagram to...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Apr 18, 2018

    WATCH: 7 TIMES KEKE WYATT'S LIVE VOCALS LEFT US LAID OUT IN DISBELIEF

    Watches