• By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    WATCH: BLACK FASHION TIKTOK CREATIVES SPEAK ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SUPPORTING EACH OTHER, CALLING OUT COPYCATS & MORE

    By Greg Emmanuel · Updated July 4, 2022 The 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture had a number of celebrities, beauty industry professionals...

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  • A Love Letter To Black People: Creating New Feminist Realities For Reproductive Justice By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    A LOVE LETTER TO BLACK PEOPLE: CREATING NEW FEMINIST REALITIES FOR REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE

    AFP By Paris Hatcher · Updated July 4, 2022 In a world where Black people have reproductive justice, we will be free to enjoy all aspects...

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  • By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    WATCH: LETOYA LUCKETT, MELODY HOLT & ATOYA BURLESON OPEN UP ABOUT THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES & REWARDS OF BLACK MOTHERHOOD

    By Brooklyn White · Updated July 4, 2022 Day two of 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture heard singer LeToya Luckett moderate a necessary...

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  • Kevin Hart And The Plastic Cup Boyz Tore Up The Stage During The Opening Night Of The ESSENCE Festival of Culture 2022 By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    KEVIN HART AND THE PLASTIC CUP BOYZ TORE UP THE STAGE DURING THE OPENING NIGHT OF THE ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE 2022

    Photo by: Emma McIntyre/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank By Okla Jones · Updated July 4, 2022 The opening night of the 2022 ESSENCE...

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  • Entrepreneur Aaliyah Marandiz Wins $100,000 At ESSENCE Festival Of Culture's New Voices + Chase Pitch Competition By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    ENTREPRENEUR AALIYAH MARANDIZ WINS $100,000 AT ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE'S NEW VOICES + CHASE PITCH COMPETITION

    By Kimberly Wilson · Updated July 3, 2022 Ten Black women entrepreneurs earned their share of $250,000 in funding for their businesses...

    Women, Design, Festival
  • By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    ASAHI POMPEY AND ERIN TEAGUE TALK THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACK WOMEN BEING ON BOARDS  

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated July 3, 2022 The number of S&P 500 board positions held by Black women has jumped by more than 25% since...

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  • LeToya Luckett, Atoya Burleson and Melody Hunt Open Up About Black Motherhood By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    LETOYA LUCKETT, ATOYA BURLESON AND MELODY HUNT OPEN UP ABOUT BLACK MOTHERHOOD

    By Brooklyn White · Updated July 3, 2022 For day two of ESSENCE Festival of Culture 2022, singer LeToya Luckett moderated a necessary...

    Festival, Star
  • Pinky Cole And Derrick Hayes Got Engaged On Stage At ESSENCE Fest By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    PINKY COLE AND DERRICK HAYES GOT ENGAGED ON STAGE AT ESSENCE FEST

    Courtesy of Pinky Cole/ pinky907 By Victoria Uwumarogie · Updated July 3, 2022 Anything can happen at ESSENCE Fest, including a showstopping...

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  • A Black Girl's Guide To Owning Your Sensuality And Sexuality By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    A BLACK GIRL'S GUIDE TO OWNING YOUR SENSUALITY AND SEXUALITY

    By D'Shonda Brown · Updated July 3, 2022 This year's Beauty Carnival at ESSENCE Festival of Culture , which was hosted by Style & Beauty...

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  • Stacey Abrams: ‘Voting Is Not Magic. It Is Medicine' By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    STACEY ABRAMS: ‘VOTING IS NOT MAGIC. IT IS MEDICINE'

    By Bry'onna Mention · Updated July 3, 2022 There is never a time where Stacey Abrams doesn't move a crowd to want better and to be...

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  • Dismantling The Black Woman Superhero Complex To Find Joy By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    DISMANTLING THE BLACK WOMAN SUPERHERO COMPLEX TO FIND JOY

    Courtesy of Shana Lewis, Ph.D By Anisha Vanita Williams · Updated July 3, 2022 Wellness House at the ESSENCE Festival of Culture kicked...

    Women, Festival
  • VP Kamala Harris Calls Out States Attacking Both Abortion And Voting Rights At ESSENCE Festival By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    VP KAMALA HARRIS CALLS OUT STATES ATTACKING BOTH ABORTION AND VOTING RIGHTS AT ESSENCE FESTIVAL

    By Bry'onna Mention · Updated July 2, 2022 It only makes sense that the second most-powerful person in the world, who is also the most...

    Women, Festival
  • Lauryn Hill Makes An Electrifying Surprise Appearance At The 2022 ESSENCE Festival Of Culture! By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    LAURYN HILL MAKES AN ELECTRIFYING SURPRISE APPEARANCE AT THE 2022 ESSENCE FESTIVAL OF CULTURE!

    Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images By Okla Jones · Updated July 2, 2022 Friday night at the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture was...

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  • NYC Mother Fatally Shot While Pushing Baby In Stroller By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    NYC MOTHER FATALLY SHOT WHILE PUSHING BABY IN STROLLER

    Douglas Sacha By Safire R. Sostre · Updated July 2, 2022 A 20-year-old mother was fatally shot at point-blank range while pushing her...

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  • Nicki Minaj Shuts Down The ESSENCE Festival Stage, Brings Out Lil Wayne As A Surprise Guest By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    NICKI MINAJ SHUTS DOWN THE ESSENCE FESTIVAL STAGE, BRINGS OUT LIL WAYNE AS A SURPRISE GUEST

    By Rivea Ruff · Updated July 2, 2022 After a night > Nicki Minaj reigned over the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture concert main stage...

    Festival
  • Brittney Griner Makes First Appearance In Russian Court For Day 1 Of Ongoing Trial By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    BRITTNEY GRINER MAKES FIRST APPEARANCE IN RUSSIAN COURT FOR DAY 1 OF ONGOING TRIAL

    By Safire R. Sostre · Updated July 1, 2022 Brittney Griner appeared in Russian court on Friday to begin her trial, where the WNBA star...

    Star
  • ESSENCE Fest And TikTok Are Celebrating The Brilliance Of Black Creatives All Weekend Long By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    ESSENCE FEST AND TIKTOK ARE CELEBRATING THE BRILLIANCE OF BLACK CREATIVES ALL WEEKEND LONG

    By · Updated July 1, 2022 ESSENCE and Tik Tok are partnering to do it bigger than ever by highlighting the influence, power and unmatched...

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  • By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    WATCH ESSENCE FESTIVAL 2022: CENTER STAGE

    By admin · Updated July 1, 2022 Finding your tribe in the entertainment industry is not easy. In an intimate conversation hosted by...

    Festival, Women, Watches
  • By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    WATCH ESSENCE FESTIVAL 2022: WEALTH AND POWER

    By Jordyn Brown · Updated July 1, 2022 A conversation with local and national community organizations who are availing resources, providing...

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  • 12 Things You May Not Have Known About Jayda Cheaves' B.E.T. Awards Dress, According To The Designer Behind TLZ L'Femme By Essence   -   Jul 5, 2022

    12 THINGS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT JAYDA CHEAVES' B.E.T. AWARDS DRESS, ACCORDING TO THE DESIGNER BEHIND TLZ L'FEMME

    By Jamila Stewart · Updated July 1, 2022 There's one night of the year that's guaranteed to bring forth a number of memorable looks,...

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