• By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    STACEY ABRAMS FILES LAWSUIT TO ENSURE EVERY VOTE IS COUNTED

    Just a day after Brian Kemp called Stacey Abrams' attempt to count “all the votes” a “disgrace to democracy,” the Abrams campaign filed...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    WATCH INMYFEED: BLACK WOMEN ARE CREATING AND SHIFTING THE CULTURE

    Welcome to InMyFeed, ESSENCE's daily digital show that offers you a cheat sheet of the hottest topics already on your timeline. It's...

    Women, Watches
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    KEMP CALLS ABRAMS' REFUSAL TO CONCEDE ‘A DISGRACE'

    It's been nearly a week since Americans waited with bated breath to find out the fate of the country's political landscape. And while...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    PRISON, POLICE EXECUTIONS SHOULD NOT BE CONSEQUENCES OF MENTAL ILLNESS

    In an October interview with Upfront News on Berkley's KPFA Radio, Facebook executive Ebele Okobi describes her brother Chinedu as...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    MICHELLE OBAMA REVEALS HOW SHE LEARNED TO BE VULNERABLE WITH BARACK AND LOVE HIM DIFFERENTLY

    On the eve of the release of her new memoir, Becoming Michelle Obama, the former first lady continues to open up like never before...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    BRUNO MARS CELEBRATES THE END OF THE 24K MAGIC WORLD TOUR BY GIVING BACK

    Bruno Mars will be sharing the spoils of a 24k plated career with those in his home state of Hawaii this holiday season. After 200...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    RACISM IS THE ROOT, SUSTAINING CAUSE OF BLACK INFANT MORTALITY

    The life or death fear of childbirth for Black women is generations old, as we have believed it to be something that was innate to...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    THE WING'S ADORABLE NEW ‘MOMMY & ME' COLLECTION IS JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    The Wing has released two new merchandise collections just in time for the holidays. The women's professional space recently unveiled...

    Women, Collection
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    WHY MOM-SHAMING NEW MOMS LIKE GABRIELLE UNION IS NOT OKAY AND MORE HURTFUL THAN YOU REALIZE

    Last week, Black women all over collectively gasped with excitement when Gabrielle Union and her husband, NBA star Dwyane Wade, surprised...

    Women, Collection, Star
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    BRUNO MARS CELEBRATES THE END OF THE 24K MAGIC WORLD TOUR BY GIVING BACK

    Bruno Mars will be sharing the spoils of a 24k-plated career with those in his home state of Hawaii this holiday season. After 200...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    MICHELLE OBAMA BRINGS US HOME TO CHICAGO IN CANDID INTERVIEW WITH ROBIN ROBERTS

    Michelle Obama recently opened about her time before, during, and after the White House in a candid interview with ABC News' Robin...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON ISN'T HERE FOR TRUMP'S TWITTER DIPLOMACY

    Although French President Emmanuel Macron is among our allies, he is still not pulling punches when it comes to how he feels about...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    LAWSUIT CLAIMS MOREHOUSE COLLEGE IGNORED STUDENT'S COMPLAINTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

    Morehouse College is facing accusations that it did nothing to come to the aid of a student who was allegedly being sexually harassed...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    FORMER APPRENTICE STAR TARA DOWDELL ON WHY DONALD TRUMP HATES BLACK WOMEN: ‘WE ARE THE ONE GROUP THAT HAS NOT FALLEN FOR HIS CON'

    It's not news that Donald Trump likes to be the center of attention and to have people defer to him. And that, according to former...

    Women, Star, People
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    WATCH NICKI MINAJ SHOOT HER SHOT AT MICHAEL B. JORDAN AT THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS

    Nicki Minaj had a very good time at this year's People Choice Awards-including shooting her shot at Michael B Jordan. The “Chung-Li”...

    Watches, People
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    GABRIELLE UNION IS LEARNING THE HARD KNOCKS OF BEING A NEW MOM

    Gabrielle Union gave us a glimpse into her new life as a mom with a photo and message that every parent can relate to. In her Instagram...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    CELEBRITY PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: NOV. 11 - NOV. 17

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    5 TRAVEL BLOGGERS SHOWING YOU HOW TO SEE THE WORLD ONE ADVENTURE AT A TIME

    From family safaris in Kenya to endless blues in Greece and wine for days in Cape Town, these five travel bloggers are bringing their...

  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    CUT THE WINGS: TRANS MODEL AND ACTIVIST JARI JONES TAKES ON VICTORIA'S SECRET BLATANT LACK OF INCLUSION

    For years the fashion industry has gone in and out of trends but never strayed too far from a tall, cis, thin, White, eurocentric structure....

    Models, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Nov 12, 2018

    THESE 3 BLACK WOMEN ARE AIMING TO CHANGE THE FACE OF TALK SHOWS

    Black female talk show hosts were once confined to slender, well-enunciated palatable women, chosen by executives who wanted to reach...

    Women