• By Essence   -   Sep 21, 2019

    WOMAN'S FIANCÉ DIES ATTEMPTING UNDERWATER PROPOSAL IN TANZANIA

    A sweet vacation proposal ended in tragedy, leaving a woman mourning the love of her life. Kenesha Antoine's partner Steven Weber Jr....

  • Cardi B And Offset Celebrate Their Second Wedding Anniversary By Essence   -   Sep 21, 2019

    CARDI B AND OFFSET CELEBRATE THEIR SECOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

    Kulture's parents are celebrating their second wedding anniversary! Cardi B marked the occasion by wishing her husband Offset a happy...

    Wedding
  • By Essence   -   Sep 21, 2019

    KARAMO BROWN DENOUNCES TRUMP ADMINISTRATION AT LGBTQ PRESIDENTIAL FORUM

    Queer Eye star Karamo Brown pivoted away from positive remarks he made about Trump's former White House press secretary Sean Spicer...

    Watches, Star, People, Event
  • Meek Mill And Cardi B Question The Accuracy Of The Forbes Highest Paid Hip Hop Artists List By Essence   -   Sep 21, 2019

    MEEK MILL AND CARDI B QUESTION THE ACCURACY OF THE FORBES HIGHEST PAID HIP HOP ARTISTS LIST

    Forbes magazine wants you to know which artists are really earning money and who's just rapping about it. The publication released...

  • By Essence   -   Sep 21, 2019

    10 OF OUR FAVORITE 2018 EMMY RED CARPET MOMENTS

    The 2019 Emmy Awards is just a day away. Celebrities will grace the carpet at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, and watch...

    Watches, Fashion
  • H&M Responds To Black Hair Conversation Sparked Over Ad By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    H&M RESPONDS TO BLACK HAIR CONVERSATION SPARKED OVER AD

    In case you were languishing for controversy, with all the fashion weeks passing with no known cultural appropriation scandal, no Blackface...

    Style, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    WHAT I SCREENSHOT THIS WEEK: THE GLOVE BOOTS I'M WORKING INTO MY BUDGET

    Curating one's boot selection for the season is a delicate process. With options literally everywhere you turn and a pesky budget to...

    Shoes
  • Climate Change Strike: Thousands Of Students Across The Globe Walkout In Protest By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    CLIMATE CHANGE STRIKE: THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS ACROSS THE GLOBE WALKOUT IN PROTEST

    Students across the world are walking out of > protest of a catastrophic climate crisis that threatens the health of communities and...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    MILAN STREET STYLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020

    Up next for the fashion month madness is Milan Fashion Week. Industry insiders kicked off September with New York and London, and now...

    Style, Collection, Fashion, Fashion week
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    PETE BUTTIGIEG UNVEILS ‘MEDICARE FOR ALL WHO WANT IT' PLAN

    South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled his latest healthcare plan this week, “Medicare for All Who Want It.” The sweeping plan...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    5 RECIPES YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS WEEKEND BEFORE SUMMER ENDS

    It's the last weekend of summer ya'll, but we're not going out without a fight. The party isn't over until it's over, so we need to...

  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    9 BEAUTY BUYS THAT SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and by shopping select beauty products, you can support cancer research programs in their...

    Women, Shopping, Look
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    YOUR GUIDE TO THE PERFECT BLACK LEATHER JACKET FOR FALL

    A good leather jacket is the cultural symbol of cool. It's the most effortless way to top off an outfit and relay the message that...

    Style, Shopping
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    OPINION: ELIZABETH WARREN HAS A BETTER IDEA ON WHAT MESSAGE IS MORE ELECTABLE

    Standing before the largest crowd her ascending presidential campaign has produced thus far at Washington Square Park in New York on...

    People, Look
  • London Rapper Dave Wins 2019 Mercury Prize By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    LONDON RAPPER DAVE WINS 2019 MERCURY PRIZE

    Thursday night, London rapper Dave took home the Mercury Prize for his debut album, Psychodrama. Released in March, Psychodrama features...

    People
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    SHALOM BLAC SHARES BEAUTY HACK FOR HAIRLESS BEAUTIES

    In 2016 when Shalom Blac broke the internet posting YouTube makeup tutorials, she changed the way people saw and interacted with beauty....

    People
  • By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    WE WANT EVERYTHING BEYONCE WORE THIS SUMMER

    Yesterday evening, Beyonce released never before seen photos on her personal website. The singer is known for using this platform to...

    Fashion
  • Eric Garner's Mother Testifies Before Congress About Unconstitutional Policing Practices By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    ERIC GARNER'S MOTHER TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESS ABOUT UNCONSTITUTIONAL POLICING PRACTICES

    “I can't breathe” was the rallying cry heard around the world. And though Eric Garner's life was silenced after he uttered them, his...

    People
  • This Annual Retreat Is Perfect For Women Looking To Live Life ‘Unruly' By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    THIS ANNUAL RETREAT IS PERFECT FOR WOMEN LOOKING TO LIVE LIFE ‘UNRULY'

    Travel can do many things. It can open you up to places and experiences you've never dreamed of, expose you to new and creative ways...

    Women, Look
  • How I Found My Tribe And My Freedom At Burning Man By Essence   -   Sep 20, 2019

    HOW I FOUND MY TRIBE AND MY FREEDOM AT BURNING MAN

    Never in a million years did I think I'd go to Burning Man. It sounded interesting, but I honestly didn't get it and camping in the...

    People, Festival