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"26.02.2017 20:40:06" essence.com 7 Quotes That Prove Yara Shahidi Is One Of The Smartest Teens In Hollywood The Black Women in Hollywood honoree proves that teens are much smarter than they get credit for. She's definitely wise beyond her years.
"26.02.2017 20:20:05" essence.com Someone Accused Omari Hardwick Of Skin Bleaching And He Wasn't Having It The 'Power' star clapped back at a crazy Instagram comment. He was NOT here for any skin bleaching rumors.
"26.02.2017 20:00:51" essence.com 17 Underrated Curly Hair Products From Sephora There's no better time than the present to try something new! Don't sleep on these products!
"26.02.2017 19:40:07" essence.com All The Times Angela Simmons And Baby Sutton Joseph Were The Cutest Mother-Son Duo The 29-year-old and her tiny tot Sutton Joseph are the cutest mother-son duo around. Adorable! Motherhood looks great on Angela.
"26.02.2017 19:40:06" essence.com LISTEN: 8 Unforgettable Mary J. Blige Duets Featuring Other Iconic Women In Music Mary J. Blige is bringing the first-ever 'ladies night' to ESSENCE Festival and she's also no stranger teaming up with other women in music! Mary isn't new to this! ESSENCE Fest 2017 is about to be !
"26.02.2017 19:21:16" www.essence.com The Breakdown: This Is Why Remy Ma And Nicki Minaj Are Beefing Two of the hottest MC's go head-to-head in the most captivating rap beef of 2017 so far. But what ignited the hottest feud in hip-hop? Months of subliminal shots exploded into an all out rap war.
"26.02.2017 19:05:50" www.essence.com President Trump Announces He'll Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner Trump's tweet ends months of will-he, won't-he speculation about his attendance Trump's tweet ends months of will-he, won't-he speculation about his attendance.
"26.02.2017 19:00:44" essence.com Nick Cannon Is A Dad Again! Nick Cannon and former Miss Arizona USA Brittney Bell welcomed their new son this week. Find out the baby's unique name below! Congratulations to Nick! Can you guess the baby's unique name?
"26.02.2017 18:55:37" www.essence.com 5 Reasons TV One's 'Media' Might Be Your New Drama Obsession Who knew the urban radio market could be so cutthroat and nasty? It's packed with suspense, drama, death and plot twists!
"26.02.2017 18:45:20" www.essence.com Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Voted National Democratic Party Chairman Perez is the first Latino to hold the post Perez has tapped Ellison to serve as deputy chair.
"26.02.2017 18:40:13" essence.com 10 Solo Travel Tips Every Black Woman Should Know Now's the time to start planning your first solo trip. If your squad can't go, then you go alone!
"26.02.2017 18:38:02" www.essence.com Doing It For The 'Gram: The Real Cost Of Self-Love Is it possible love ourselves wholly while hiding? It's time to do a personal check-in.
"26.02.2017 18:16:14" www.essence.com Pooch Hall on Parenting a Daughter with Cerebral Palsy: 'I Want Her to Have as Much Normalcy as Possible' This article originally appeared in PEOPLE. Pooch Hall is a self-proclaimed “family man” — and that commitment is lived out both on and off... Hall's eldest daughter, Djanai, has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair.
"26.02.2017 18:00:42" essence.com Beyoncé on Snapchat? The Beyhive Is On The Hunt The notoriously private superstar may have a secret Snapchat account and fans are going nuts trying to find it. Is Beyoncé on Snapchat?
"26.02.2017 17:40:06" essence.com Leading Thinker Michael Eric Dyson Writes A Letter To America Post-Obama 'Tears We Cannot Stop' is poignant look at America's identity and history. Dear White People...
"26.02.2017 17:32:26" www.essence.com Remy Ma, Nicki Minaj And the Power of Buzz-Worthy Diss Tracks Battle rapping is still alive and well as proved by the two hottest female MCs in the industry #ShETHER
"26.02.2017 17:20:08" essence.com Seeing Double: Celebs Who Have Twins And Triplets Celebrity parents with twins or triplets. These proud celebrity parents got double/triple the blessings.
"26.02.2017 16:40:02" essence.com The Problem With Sage Steele's "The Worst Racism Comes From Black People" Comment Racism is not a symptom of the disenfranchised but a character flaw of the privileged. Once again Sage Steele is talking crazy.
"26.02.2017 16:37:29" essence.com Spirit Awards 2017 Winners: See The Full List 'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins won big, as did "OJ: Made in America" Congratulations to the winners!
"26.02.2017 16:20:09" essence.com That Professor Who Predicted Donald Trump's Win Is Now Making The Case For Impeachment Allan Lichtman is releasing a book on President Trump's potential impeachment. "I'm quite certain Trump will give someone grounds for impeachment."
"26.02.2017 15:20:05" essence.com Celebrities Slayed In The ESSENCE 2017 Black Women In Hollywood Awards' Photo Booth Celebrities brought the excellence, the opulence and the slay during ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Event on Thursday night. See who stopped by our photo booth!
"26.02.2017 14:40:03" essence.com 'My Husband And My Daughter From A Previous Relationship Are Involved Romantically. What Do I Do?!' Will Dr. Sherry help her stop enabling the problem in her marriage and in her home? This sounds awkward.
"26.02.2017 14:00:39" essence.com 10 Signs He Has What It Takes to Be Your Husband Put an end to casual connections and date the man you're meant to be with — like forever — with this guide from Modern Day Matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson. Are you better with him than without him?
"26.02.2017 13:20:05" essence.com Every Single Runway Show at New York Fashion Week Featured a Model of Color for The First Time Ever The season was one of the most diverse we've seen in recent fashion weeks. Progress!
"26.02.2017 04:00:14" essence.com 15 Office Approved Looks You Can Wear From Work To Play The 'new' business casual. A little work AND play goes a long way.
"26.02.2017 03:20:06" essence.com The Surprising Benefit of Showering at Night It's all in the timing. The benefits speak for themselves!
"26.02.2017 02:40:05" essence.com The 3 Curve-Friendly Designer Dresses You Need for Spring Major designers like Tracy Reese, Christian Siriano and Byron Lars are expanding the size range of their runway collections. Fashion is finally catching up with our curves!
"26.02.2017 02:00:30" essence.com Olympic Gold Medalist Shaunae Miller and Her All-Olympian Bridal Party These ladies are definitely flawless and in formation for Miller's big day. Squad goals! These ladies are playing no games in their Bahamas photo shoot. #Slay
"26.02.2017 01:40:09" essence.com Madonna Shares Sweet New Photo of Twin Daughters in Matching Tracksuits These two just melt our hearts. The cutest little athletes!
"26.02.2017 01:20:08" essence.com These Black History Month Gifs Perfectly Capture Our Hair Experience From brushing down edges with a toothbrush to teasing out shrinkage, these illustrations are so on point. We can relate to every. single. one.
"26.02.2017 00:40:04" essence.com Driver Licenses From Nine States Won't be Valid IDs for Domestic Flights Tavelers from nine states will no longer be able to travel with only their driver's licenses. Reminder, beginning Jan. 22, 2018!
"26.02.2017 00:00:12" essence.com Chris Brown Ordered To Stay Away From Ex Karrueche Tran After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Her In recently filed documents, Tran alleges that Brown has assaulted her on previous occassions and has "told a few people that he was going to kill me." Things aren't looking good for Chris Brown.
"25.02.2017 23:20:06" essence.com Trump's Alma Mater Disputes Allegations Of Him Graduating Top Of His Class The University of Pennsylvania student paper released records that expose Trump after previous reports say he graduated top of his class. Turns out, he didn't even graduate with honors.
"25.02.2017 23:00:19" essence.com 'Family Matters' Star Darius McCrary And Wife Both Granted Restraining Orders Against Each Other The former 'Family Matters' star has been accused holding his baby girl over a boiling pot of water. This sounds crazy!
"25.02.2017 22:40:09" essence.com HBCU Presidents Are Not Happy With BET's 'The Quad' Hampton University's president called the new HBCU-focused show "more analogous to a disgruntled adolescent." He sent the three-page letter to BET's Debra Lee!
"25.02.2017 22:00:15" essence.com Here's What Lauryn Hill's Children Are Up To Now We're still singing "Zion" at the top of our lungs, but he's not a baby anymore. They grow up so fast!
"25.02.2017 21:20:05" essence.com New Edition's Ronnie DeVoe And Wife Shamari Are Expecting Their First Child Together After 11 years as husband and wife, baby will make the duo a family of three! Congratulations to the happy couple!
"25.02.2017 21:00:29" essence.com Over 100 Workers Fired After Taking Part in 'Day Without Immigrants' Protest Workers have been fired after participating in the 'Day Without Immigrants' protest. “The reason these employees missed work—to engage in peaceful demonstrations—had nothing to do with BCI's decision to terminate them.”
"25.02.2017 20:40:08" essence.com Cynthia Bailey Poses Naked To Ring In The Big 5-0! The 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' castmate was photographed nude to commemorate the next chapter in her life. Remember: This. Is. 50.
"25.02.2017 20:20:07" essence.com Zoë Saldana Welcomes Third Child — Find Out His Unique Name Congrats are in order. Her twin sons, Cy Aridio and Bowie Ezio, turn 3-years-old in November.
"25.02.2017 20:05:14" essence.com Barack Obama Takes Daughter Malia to Broadway Show -- And He Looks Incredible! Nothing to see here. Just your average father-daughter outing. A sweet father-daughter moment!
"25.02.2017 19:55:01" The power and versatility of Black hair is immeasurable! ✊The Coloring of Issa Rae tells us a story about the time she dared to shave her head bald...and how it transformed her life in a big way.
"25.02.2017 19:40:05" essence.com Ed Hartwell Confirms He's The Father Of Keshia Knight Pulliam's Daughter But Isn't 'Ready' To Pay Child Support The drama between the new parents continues. Wait... what??
"25.02.2017 19:35:31" essence.com Wiz Khalifa Addresses the Death of His Sister: 'My Family Will Get Through This' The grieving rapper thanked his fans for the support. Our prayers are with Wiz and his family!
"25.02.2017 19:20:08" essence.com How Young Black Entrepreneurs Made A Bold Splash at New York Fashion Week The magic of being young, gifted and Black. Four creative businesses, all owned by young black entrepreneurs, partnered to host a fashion presentation for a Nigerian womenswear brand MAKI OH.
"25.02.2017 18:45:11" essence.com Celebs Who Have Spoken Out About Domestic Violence Domestic violence can happen to anyone and these celebs are speaking out. Stars like Halle Berry and Tina Turner have opened up about their experiences too!
"25.02.2017 18:40:06" essence.com Common on ESSENCE's Black Women In Hollywood: "It Exudes What Black Women Are" Grammy/Oscar-winning artist Common saluted the annual event and says he returns each year. It leaves his "soul feeling good."
"25.02.2017 18:32:02" essence.com DNC Staffers Faced Death Threats After Campaign Email Leaks Interim Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile gave a glimpse into the fallout of the Russia hack. DNC staff continued to come to work every day despite receiving death threats.
"25.02.2017 18:00:48" essence.com June Ambrose Reveals Hot New Clothing Line at Black Women in Hollywood Awards The always fabulous June Ambrose graced the 10th annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards with her presence and dished on her very own fashion collection, See what she had to say about the fun, limited edition sweatshirt line and where to buy one of your own!
"25.02.2017 17:40:11" essence.com Get Paid to Travel Through Europe and Take Photos Get to know Europe without paying a penny. Have you ever dreamed of traveling the world for free?
"25.02.2017 17:20:08" essence.com Mary J. Blige Announces Star-Studded Night Of All-Female Performers At 2017 ESSENCE Festival The queen of Hip-Hop Soul is bringing the first-ever "ladies only" night to the ESSENCE Fest stages! Epic! Ladies night is coming to Essence Festival 2017!
"25.02.2017 17:10:10" essence.com Teen's Campaign For Girls To See 'Hidden Figures' Sparks Dozens To Do The Same Nationwide One campaign started by a 13-year-old girl has spread across the country as many launched similar initiatives. A prime example of #blackgirlmagic!
"25.02.2017 17:00:20" essence.com Jehmu Greene Eyes DNC Chair In Saturday's Race The progressive organizer, strategist and media pundit wants to help rebuild the Democratic Party as its top boss. Greene will be one of two women—and the only African-American woman—on the ballot for chairperson.
"25.02.2017 16:45:16" essence.com White House Blocks CNN, NYT and Other Media Outlets From Press Briefing In an unprecedented move, selected outlets were restricted from attending a press briefing. Unbelievable.
"25.02.2017 16:41:20" essence.com 14 Signs You're in a Healthy Relationship No, you don't necessarily need to have everything in common. Tips on what keeps long-term partnerships working.
"25.02.2017 16:40:08" essence.com Halima Aden, the Hijab-Wearing Model Having Her Best Week Ever, Lands Her First Major Magazine Cover The model sat down with fashion Icon Iman for an in depth interview about the pride of wearing her hijab and the importance of self-worth. Congratulations Halima!
"25.02.2017 16:20:07" essence.com Gabrielle Union Skipped Her Wrap Party To Host ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood As the wife to NBA star Dwyane Wade, star of BET's Being Mary Jane and a working actress currently wrapping a movie, Gabrielle Union is a very busy lady. She reserved the night just for us!
"25.02.2017 16:01:17" essence.com Oscar Nominee Mahershala Ali Is Now A Father! The 'Moonlight' star and his wife Amatus have welcomed their first child together. Baby Bari Najma Ali is making the papa shine with pride!
"25.02.2017 15:20:06" essence.com Siriboe Reveals His Crush On 'Black Women In Hollywood" Red Carpet It's hard to be jealous when the 'Queen Sugar' actor's crush is also one of ours. KofIssa anyone? "Issa Rae, that's my baby."
"25.02.2017 14:40:10" essence.com The Women Who Became Hair Icons During The Harlem Renaissance This Black History Month, we're paying homage to the women who began their careers and became hair icons during this era. From Josephine Baker to Hazel Scott and Ethel Waters .
"25.02.2017 14:00:04" essence.com Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Just Posted An Open Call For Makeup Artists Get ready to 'shine bright like a diamond' year-round! MUAs, this is your time to shine!
"25.02.2017 13:20:09" essence.com The Secret Weapon To Taraji P. Henson's Sleek Peek-A-Boo Bob Is Only $6 Hairstylist Tymothe Wallace is the man behind Taraji's Grammy Awards look. Taraji's "mane" man, Tymothe Wallace, let us in on how to keep it in all in order.
"25.02.2017 04:09:05" essence.com Baduizm: An A-Z Guide To All Things Erykah Badu This year ESSENCE will honor Ms.Badu at our annual Black Women In Music event. To celebrate we take a look at the tidbits and fun things we've learned about Badu throughout the years. Some of these little-know facts might surprise you!
"25.02.2017 03:48:09" essence.com This Artist Once Lived In Her Car — Now Celebrities Buy Her Art Celebrity painter and professional artist Tiffanie Anderson shares how she went from being down on her luck to spinning her passion into a thriving profession. Her #BlackGirlMagic glo up was too real.
"25.02.2017 03:48:08" essence.com 10 Breakout Beauty and Hair Bloggers You Should Follow In 2017 We've been following these beauties all year and hope you do the same. They are worth the follow!
"25.02.2017 03:33:11" essence.com Why Saying "No" More Is The Self Care You Really Need But Never Tried To radically care for ourselves as a sacred path and practice is to honor what our souls request of us. Do you? Trust us, it makes a HUGE difference.
"25.02.2017 03:03:09" essence.com 6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Those 'Post-Sex Blues' Here's everything you should know about the “post-sex blues.” Some women feel downright awful after an orgasm.
"25.02.2017 02:33:07" essence.com Disney Channel Launches 'Be Inspired' Programming For Black History Month The initiative includes animated shorts, Doc McStuffins, and stories of distinguished Black heroes. If you're still looking for BHM programming to enjoy with your little one, Disney has you covered.
"25.02.2017 02:03:07" essence.com 5 Winter-Proof Moisturizers That Will Keep Your Hair From Drying Out The winter months can be killer on the tresses, so keeping them hydrated at all times is quite the challenge. Investing in a protein-rich moisturizer will make your struggles a little less daunting. These will definitely keep the breakage away.
"25.02.2017 01:33:07" essence.com Why Jasmine Guy Returned To HBCU Life For 'The Quad' Jasmine Guy, best known for her role as Whitley Gilbert in 'A Different World' stars as a teacher in BET's 'The Quad' The 'Hillman Alum' let us in on her new role in BET's 'The Quad.'
"25.02.2017 01:03:11" essence.com How Motherhood Changed Beyoncé's Life And Everything She's Said About Wanting More Kids In true Beyoncé fashion, the superstar delivered her fans the ultimate surprise via her Instagram. In her eye, her greatest achievement is her family.
"25.02.2017 01:00:28" essence.com Yara Shahidi Brings Her Beautiful Family Out for Black Women in Hollywood Awards The star hit the red carpet with her beautiful support system in tow. It was a family affair!
"25.02.2017 00:50:05" essence.com You Need To Hear Aja Naomi King's Powerful 'Black Women In Hollywood' Speech This honoree delivered such poignant words while accepting her award. Real and honest!
"25.02.2017 00:30:06" essence.com Janelle Monae's Message To Black Women: 'We Are Not Receptacles...We Birthed This Nation' The actress, who was honored with the Breakthrough Award at ESSENCE's Black Women In Hollywood event,. Uplifting Black women and affirming their role in this nation!
"25.02.2017 00:10:05" essence.com Debbie Allen Explains Why Issa Rae Is An 'Original Black Girl' Allen presented Rae with the Vanguard award at the ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood event. She sung her praises!
"24.02.2017 23:50:09" essence.com The 11 Dresses We Have Our Eye On Now That Spring is On Its Way From cool denim to groundbreaking florals, here are the spring frocks we have our eye on. Spring is coming sooner than later!
"24.02.2017 23:30:36" essence.com This Photo Of Past And Present 'Black Women in Hollywood' Honorees Is Black Girl Magic Personified There is so much Black girl magic radiating from this photo! It doesn't much better than this!
"24.02.2017 23:05:14" essence.com New Netflix Film Takes On HBCU Fraternity Pledging Director Gerard McMurray, who's also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, believes the time is right to share the experience. The journey of pledging has historically been controversial.
"24.02.2017 23:05:13" essence.com Fabolous Just Dropped $40K For A New Smile New teeth, who this? Veneers on fleek!
"24.02.2017 22:50:07" essence.com ESSENCE Launches First Podcast 'Yes, Girl' First episode drops March 9. Subscribe NOW!
"24.02.2017 22:30:56" Black Hair Story: Hair Grease From the motherland to modern day beauty supply stores, we've been greasing our scalps for centuries.
"24.02.2017 22:05:11" essence.com 25 Celeb-Approved Ways To Rock A Poppin' Pompadour Hairstyle We know what you're probably thinking: "a pompa what?" The pompadour hairstyle is making a huge comeback!
"24.02.2017 21:40:14" essence.com Report Finds The White House Pressured FBI To Dispute Russia Claims This information comes after months of speculation that the Kremlin was involved in cyber hacking. President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.
"24.02.2017 21:10:11" Timeline Photos Ruth Negga and Octavia Spencer drop hints about their Oscars dresses: http://trib.al/onepZR5
"24.02.2017 21:05:29" essence.com Ruth Negga and Octavia Spencer Drop Hints About Their Oscars Dresses See what the stars had to say about their looks for the biggest night in Hollywood! Translation: They'll both be wearing gorgeous couture.
"24.02.2017 20:55:08" essence.com Chris Brown, Karrueche And Victim Shaming Fans: Here Are 4 Things You Need To Know About Domestic Violence To be perfectly clear, domestic assault and stalking are not a myth, fairy tale, rare occurrence or evil maniacal plot to bring your fave celebrity down. It is real!
"24.02.2017 20:34:17" essence.com NBA Legend Kevin Garnett Got Into Shape By Imitating Beyoncé And you can too! KG actually learned how to keep up his stamina from none other than the inimitable Beyoncé!
"24.02.2017 19:45:12" essence.com Immigration Agents Took A Woman With a Brain Tumor Out Of The Hospital: Report Law enforcement officials moved a 26-year-old woman from a Texas hospital where she was being treated for a brain tumor. She was moved back to a detention facility against her will.
"24.02.2017 19:10:15" essence.com Amber Rose Is Now The Co-Owner Of A Major Los Angeles Strip Club The former exotic dancer revealed that she has stake in one of Hollywood's most popular clubs. She's the co-owner of a luxurious celebrity hotspot in Hollywood!
"24.02.2017 18:50:22" essence.com Shocker: U.S. Relations With Mexico Are Not In A Good Place After a mid-week visit from two officials, it appears Mexico is fed up with the Trump administration. It was revealed that current U.S. relations with Mexico are not in a good place.
"24.02.2017 18:31:00" essence.com A Step Back: This Is How Private Prisons Will Benefit Greatly Under Trump The Justice Department reversed Obama's order to cease the usage of private-prison contracts in the federal Bureau of Prisons. It was made official through a memo by the newly sworn-in Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
"24.02.2017 18:05:08" essence.com Black Beauty History: Joyce Bryant, the Original Bronze Bombshell Beyond her undeniable beauty and commanding presence on stage, Bryant also fought against racial inequality. Often dubbed the “black Marilyn Monroe".
"24.02.2017 17:40:09" essence.com Obamacare Is the Most Popular It's Been in 7 Years: Survey But people are divided on whether they want the government to repeal or replace the law. This is the most popular Obamacare has been in more than 60 of their surveys since 2010.
"24.02.2017 17:10:11" essence.com 'My Husband And My Daughter From A Previous Relationship Are Involved Romantically. What Do I Do?!' Will Dr. Sherry help her stop enabling the problem in her marriage and in her home? This sounds awkward.
"24.02.2017 16:40:16" essence.com Do You Know These Celebs' Real Names? Actor Mahershala Ali recently revealed his real name, and it's so beautiful you'll need a second to practice saying it. Did you know Jamie Foxx, Timbaland and Nicki Minaj's real names? We've uncovered the unknown, and surprising, government names of your Some of these will *definitely* surprise you.
"24.02.2017 16:25:05" essence.com Civilian Life! Michelle Obama Spotted At A SoulCycle Class The 'Let's Move' spokeswoman stays in shape with the popular cycling workout. Just your average day at spin class...
"24.02.2017 16:03:12" essence.com Back To Basics: Your Most Common Concealer Questions, Answered For many makeup wearers, applying concealer ignites a very special kind of anxiety. Black-girl friendly shades.
"24.02.2017 15:52:18" essence.com EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Leela James Releases New Single 'Hard For Me' From Forthcoming Album 'Did It For Love' 2017 ESSENCE Festival performer Leela James is back with the latest single from her new album -- and we've got your first listen right here! Press play and listen now!
"24.02.2017 15:48:05" essence.com Actor Wesley Jonathan's Father-Daughter Hair Moment Is Too Adorable This is our definition of family goals! How adorable are these two!?
"24.02.2017 15:45:18" essence.com Erykah Badu's Instagram Is All Of The True Beauty Inspo We Need Her real and raw selfies inspire us to show off our beauty without worrying about the perfect angle or filter. Ms. Badu does not disappoint.
"24.02.2017 14:48:11" essence.com How to Fall Back In Love With Your Job Eliminate work unhappiness with these steps. There's still time to rekindle that spark!
"24.02.2017 14:33:07" essence.com 11 YouTube Tutorials You Have To Watch Before Applying Vampy Lipstick Black girl-approved how-tos for every shade of brown! These tutorials explain it all.
"24.02.2017 14:20:08" essence.com Issa Rae Aja Naomi King, Yara Shahidi and Janelle Monae's Prayer Circle Will Give You All The Feels The ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood 2017 honorees shared a moment to remember. There is NOTHING like sisterhood!
"24.02.2017 14:00:41" essence.com Celebs Take Fans Into ESSENCE's Black Women In Hollywood Awards Black Hollywood couldn't wait for ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Event! Their Instagram pics have given us full access to #BlackWomenInHollywood!
"24.02.2017 14:00:35" essence.com EXCLUSIVE: Celebrities Slayed In The ESSENCE 2017 Black Women In Hollywood Awards' Photo Booth Celebrities brought the excellence, the opulence and the slay during ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Event on Thursday night. See who stopped by our photo booth!
"24.02.2017 13:40:17" essence.com 6 Not-So-Basic Brushes Your Makeup Routine Is Probably Missing Step up your makeup game in 2017 with the right tools. What's your brush game looking like?
"24.02.2017 13:03:12" essence.com Why Stress Makes You More Likely To Have A Heart Attack It's all in your brain Reason #25809534 why self care is important.
"24.02.2017 06:50:11" essence.com All Of The Must-See Moments From ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards Ten years in and the magic is still happening. Take a look at all the unforgettable moments from ESSENCE's 10th annual Black Women in Hollywood event. Take a look at how it all went down...
"24.02.2017 06:10:13" essence.com The 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Red Carpet Was Beyond Fabulous It's the 10th anniversary of Black Women in Hollywood and our favorite stars came to shine! See who set the red carpet on fire!
"24.02.2017 05:38:36" Timeline Photos Crushing on #BlackWomenInHollywood honoree, Issa Rae! ❤️ http://trib.al/d4BYdeY
"24.02.2017 05:25:10" Timeline Photos Yasssss! Push through Aja Naomi King, #BlackWomenInHollywood honoree ✨ http://trib.al/xurBsJB
"24.02.2017 05:18:11" essence.com Danielle Brooks Keeps It Real About Her Stint As A Broadway Star: “It Was Hard!” The actress says working on her first Broadway musical, 'The Color Purple,' was a rewarding, but difficult job. She gave it straight, no chaser!
"24.02.2017 05:05:49" Timeline Photos Songstress, style star and #BlackWomenInHollywood honoree, Janelle Monáe, shuts the red carpet down like only she can! http://trib.al/77XpZu4
"24.02.2017 05:05:10" essence.com Kofi Siriboe Can't Stop Extending Love To Black Women, And We're Not Complaining During ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood event, the actor had some kind words for the women in the room. We're here for ALL of this!
"24.02.2017 04:48:06" essence.com 7 Things To Know About Chanté Adams The breakout star of Sundance hit 'Roxanne Roxanne' talked to ESSENCE at the 10th annual Black Women in Hollywood event. She revealed how she landed the breakout role.
"24.02.2017 04:42:07" essence.com These Beauty Looks Slayed The 10th Annual Black Women In Hollywood Red Carpet Our annual celebration of Tinseltown's fiercest trailblazers is underway and as expected, the red carpet was filled to the brim with Black girl magic. We're gawking over the inspo and bookmarking these looks!
"24.02.2017 04:35:15" essence.com Tina Lawson Rocks Her Own 'Throw Back' Designs to Black Women in Hollywood See her fabulous look here! Are we shocked? Mama Lawson has always created fierce designs!
"24.02.2017 04:33:27" essence.com Black Men Are Now Three Times More Likely To Be Killed By Police Than White Men The findings highlight current statistics on the contiued war on Black lives. Unfortunate yet unsurprising results.
"24.02.2017 04:31:09" Timeline Photos Black-ish star and #BlackWomenInHollywood honoree, @YaraShahidi, has the red carpet http://trib.al/PHcarYi
"24.02.2017 04:21:08" essence.com 'Insecure' Star Yvonne Orji On Inspiring The Next Generation Of Immigrant Children At ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards, the actress discussed living out her wildest dreams and inspiring the next generation of immigrant families. "I hope they say, 'I can do it too.'"
"24.02.2017 04:15:08" Timeline Photos We are smitten with @TraceeEllisRoss' feminine frock on the #BlackWomenInHollywood red carpet! http://trib.al/9JA4zzy
"24.02.2017 04:06:38" Timeline Photos Tyrese is looking handsome on the #BlackWomenInHollywood red carpet! http://trib.al/AHyuBdN
"24.02.2017 04:05:10" Timeline Photos Yvonne Orji is striking in this emerald green and royal blue dress! #BlackWomenInHollywood http://trib.al/R3TgnD0
"24.02.2017 04:03:07" essence.com These Are The Absolute Hardest Things About Being In A New Relationship Finding a new love is a great feeling, but trying to master it is a whole other feat. If you and bae can get through these challenges, you're on the right track.
"24.02.2017 03:59:40" essence.com Vanessa Simmons Announces New Fashion Line at Black Women in Hollywood The star has teamed up with designer Candice Cuoco for the new collection. Can you say, fashionista?!?
"24.02.2017 03:50:54" Timeline Photos We can always count on June Ambrose to come through and slay! #BlackWomenInHollywood http://trib.al/jvQHBdo
"24.02.2017 03:48:10" essence.com From Juilliard and Alvin Ailey to Broadway, This Dancer Is Living Out Her Dream This Texas native is nothing short of #BlackGirlMagic. So much #BlackGirlMagic!
"24.02.2017 03:48:08" essence.com 'Little Professor Skye' Series Depicts Black Girls As Doctors, Scientists And More How cute is this?! The perfect book to encourage the little girl in your life to aspire higher! #blackgirlmagic
"24.02.2017 03:33:11" essence.com Every Single Runway Show at New York Fashion Week Featured a Model of Color for The First Time Ever The season was one of the most diverse we've seen in recent fashion weeks. Progress!
"24.02.2017 03:18:07" essence.com 17 Underrated Curly Hair Products From Sephora There's no better time than the present to try something new! Don't sleep on these products!
"24.02.2017 03:03:05" essence.com How to Rewire Your Negative Thinking Habits and Feel Happier Use these three simple tips to train your brain to be more positive. Trust us, it's worth the effort.
"24.02.2017 02:50:10" essence.com 'Family Matters' Star Darius McCrary And Wife Both Granted Restraining Orders Against Each Other The former 'Family Matters' star has been accused holding his baby girl over a boiling pot of water. This sounds crazy!
"24.02.2017 02:48:07" essence.com Get Paid to Travel Through Europe and Take Photos Get to know Europe without paying a penny. Sign us up!
"24.02.2017 02:46:38" essence.com Beyoncé on Snapchat? The Beyhive Is On The Hunt The notoriously private superstar may have a secret Snapchat account and fans are going nuts trying to find it. Is Beyoncé on Snapchat?
"24.02.2017 02:45:28" Black Women In Hollywood red carpet LIVE from the red carpet at the 10th Anniversary of ESSENCE's #BlackWomenInHollywood. See a celeb you love? Send us your questions now!
"24.02.2017 02:33:10" essence.com Beyoncé Supports LGBTQ Youth After Trump Rolls Back Guidelines Protecting Transgender Students "LGBTQ students need to know we support them." Beyonce is speaking out.
"24.02.2017 02:18:06" essence.com This Tax Trick Could Be Incredibly Useful in 2017 It's the one chance you get for a do-over. We hope y'all are taking notes!
"24.02.2017 01:48:06" essence.com Exclusive: Hairstylist Felicia Leatherwood On Creating Mane Magic With Issa Rae You won't believe where they met! "I love what I do and it is my pleasure to come up with various hairstyles for Miss Issa Rae. She is truly amazing!"
"24.02.2017 01:33:09" essence.com Netflix And Chill Or Netflix And Cheat? New Study Reveals You're Binge Watching Without Bae Autoplay can land you in some serious trouble in the romance department. Here's how! Believe it or not, "Netflix cheating" is now a real thing too.
"24.02.2017 01:18:09" essence.com 10 Phenomenal Things You Never Knew About Maya Angelou The multi-talented author was unwrapped in PBS's American Masters ― Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise special. Tuesday's special revealed so much about her.
"24.02.2017 00:49:09" essence.com An Exploration Of The Vow To Remain Celibate Before Marriage It seems as if more single black women are speaking out about sex outside marriage. Three sisters open up about the benefits and struggles of self-restraint.
"24.02.2017 00:33:08" essence.com Gayle King Reveals She Unknowingly Dated A Man Who Was Married These men ain't loyal. Well this is awkward.
"24.02.2017 00:18:09" essence.com ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Awards To Air On OWN Janelle Monáe, Issa Rae, Aja Naomi King and Yara Shahidi will be honored for their phenomenal work on and off camera. Don't forget to tune in!
"24.02.2017 00:03:17" essence.com Polls Shows That Majority of Americans Trust Media Over President Despite the new administration's insistence of the term “fake news,” a new poll shows that most Americans still trust the media. Hate to break it to you, Trump...
"23.02.2017 23:48:12" essence.com 'Hidden Figures' Stars Honor Another Unsung Hero Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer had a special message for pioneering engineer, Raye Montague. This woman was the FIRST person to design computerized Navy ships!
"23.02.2017 23:48:09" essence.com Here's What Lauryn Hill's Children Are Up To Now We're still singing "Zion" at the top of our lungs, but he's not a baby anymore. They grow up so fast!
"23.02.2017 23:33:11" essence.com Ed Hartwell Confirms He's The Father Of Keshia Knight Pulliam's Daughter But Isn't 'Ready' To Pay Child Support The drama between the new parents continues. Wait... what??
"23.02.2017 23:18:06" essence.com ESSENCE Fest Performer Solange Shares Footage From 'A Seat At The Table' Recording Session With Kelly Rowland Solange is giving the world another taste what she has in store for the 2017 ESSENCE Festival....and it's Black Girl Magic approved! We're loving it!
"23.02.2017 23:03:15" essence.com Niecy Nash is a Style Star and We've Got the Receipts to Prove It Niecy Nash may be known for her infectious personality and stand out acting chops but the truth is, she's also a fashion killer and we have proof. From sleek, streamlined looks to all out glam moments, this curvy diva never misses a beat. In celebration Happy Birthday Niecy Nash!
"23.02.2017 22:48:11" essence.com Are Threesomes Within Marriage Ever A Good Idea? On this segment of ESSENCE Live, we weigh in on one women's desire to have a threesome with her husband and another man. Would you bring another man into the bedroom? Find out our thoughts on the above video. One woman desires to have a threesome but is she entering into murky territory?
"23.02.2017 22:33:08" essence.com 5 Strange Symptoms That Could Be Early Signs of Diabetes Besides the well-known symptoms—like constant thirst and a frequent need to pee—here are a few other subtle signals that something may be wrong. Watch out for these signs! Early detection is always important.
"23.02.2017 22:18:04" essence.com ESSENCE Launches First Podcast 'Yes, Girl' - Subscribe Now! First episode drops March 9. Get ready!
"23.02.2017 22:03:32" essence.com Protests Erupt After Anaheim Off-Duty Police Officer Fires Gun Around Crowd Of Teens The LAPD officer, who's name has not been released, accused the teenagers of walking on his property. All for allegedly walking on his property...
"23.02.2017 22:02:42" essence.com Beyoncé Cancels Coachella Performance, Plans To Perform At 2018 Festival Fans had speculated over what would happen with the performance after the singer announced that she was expecting twins. Welp, it's official.
"23.02.2017 21:48:05" essence.com #BlackHistoryMonth: ESSENCE Editors Trace Their Ancestry To celebrate Black History Month, a group of ESSENCE staffers decided to trace our roots using Ancestry.com kits. The results were shocking and affirming for many of us!
"23.02.2017 21:33:08" essence.com Arrests Begin For #NoDAPL Protesters Among Massive Divestment Law enforcement was instructed to make arrests in an attempt to clear the land for construction. And so it begins, smh.
"23.02.2017 21:18:06" essence.com 10 Years, 10 Stories: Black Women In Hollywood In Rewind Check out some of our favorite moments from years past. These were some of the most unforgettable moments at #BlackWomenInHollywood.
"23.02.2017 21:03:07" essence.com Jay Z Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame The Brooklyn-bred entrepreneur becomes the first rapper to make it into the prestigious group. "This is a win for US..."
"23.02.2017 20:48:08" essence.com Illinois Lawmakers Consider Making Obama's Birthday A Holiday We like the sound of an 'Obama Day.' We're here for this!
"23.02.2017 20:33:12" essence.com Rep. Maxine Waters Visits 'The Real' And Doesn't Hold Back On Trump Opinion "Impeachment, impeachment, impeachment." You know Rep. Maxine always keeps it real.
"23.02.2017 20:03:43" essence.com We're Expecting! 12 Adorable Celeb Pregnancy Announcements Beyoncé revealed via Instagram that she and hubby Jay Z would be making Blue Ivy a big sister — TWO TIMES OVER! From red carpet confessions to adorable Instagram posts, take a look at some of our favorite bun-in-the-oven announcements. From red carpet confessions to adorable Instagram posts!
"23.02.2017 20:02:45" Photos from Essence's post The countdown to #BlackWomenInHollywood has begun! Tune in to our Facebook page for the live stream at 6:45pm PT to watch a night of #BlackExcellence unfold on the red carpet.
"23.02.2017 19:48:08" essence.com Black History Month: 16 T-Shirts To Help You Wear Your Pride Show the world how you celebrate Black History Month with a T-shirt. From Harriet Tubman, the Moses of her people, to voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, it's time to fall in formation and proudly rock your truth. Here are a few of our favorites this Wear your pride on your sleeve all year long!
"23.02.2017 19:33:11" essence.com Sinead O'Connor Apologizes For Claiming Arsenio Hall Gave Prince Drugs Sinead O'Connor apologized to comedian Arsenio Hall on Wednesday for claiming he gave Prince drugs. “I sincerely apologize because those statements would be false."
"23.02.2017 19:03:45" essence.com Can Luke James Hit that Note? Luke James is known for hitting captivating high notes without breaking a sweat so it's only right that we put him to the test. Can he hit the notes? See for yourself! This man's voice is everything!
"23.02.2017 18:48:04" essence.com Black Love Through The Ages The bond between African-American couples has kept our community strong for generations. This feature originally appeared in the February 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine. The history behind #BlackLove runs DEEP.
"23.02.2017 18:33:10" essence.com Unhappy With Your Credit Score? Here Are 4 Credit Myths You Have All Wrong Credit repair fixer Nicole Sanchez gives tips on how to fix your credit and build and repair your score. This info is so vital.
"23.02.2017 18:07:06" essence.com 7 Products You Need To Survive A Big Chop In 2017 New year, new you! A little motivation to follow through...
"23.02.2017 18:06:20" A Month-to-Month Guide To The Trips Every Black Woman Should Take It's time to get out and explore the world in 2017! Here's your month-to-month guide to the 12 trips every Black woman should take: http://trib.al/HFKqMB1
"23.02.2017 17:53:00" The McClure Twins Do Makeup Too cute! The McClure twins team up with another identical duo for #Twinning makeup: http://trib.al/GuoTg9y
"23.02.2017 17:37:06" essence.com Candice Wiggins Says The WNBA Is Toxic She also claimed gay players in the league bullied her for being straight "My spirit was being broken..."
"23.02.2017 17:14:47" Tune in to Black Women In Hollywood Tonight! The countdown to tonight's #BlackWomenInHollywood awards is on! Tune in to the Facebook live stream tonight at 6:45pm PST to watch a night of Black Excellence and Black Girl Magic unfold.
"23.02.2017 17:07:10" essence.com The 3 Curve-Friendly Designer Dresses You Need for Spring Major designers like Tracy Reese, Christian Siriano and Byron Lars are expanding the size range of their runway collections. Fashion is finally catching up with our curves!
"23.02.2017 16:48:09" essence.com President Trump Just Rolled Back Guidelines That Protected Transgender Students Opponents have argued that allowing transgender students bathroom access jeopardizes the privacy of other students LGBT-rights groups view this as a MAJOR step back.
"23.02.2017 16:33:15" essence.com Singer Kay Cola Says She Heard Chris Brown Beating Karrueche Tran Singer-songwriter Kay Cola defended Tran against trolls on Twitter, saying, "I've heard him beating her myself." Wow. These are some serious claims.
"23.02.2017 16:07:45" How to Practice Self-Care and Yoga Even in the Office Practicing self care during a hectic workday is possible and completely necessary. We're live with yogi and Founder of BoHo Yogo, Tabitha Holbert, who will show us how exactly how it's done.
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"23.02.2017 16:03:29" essence.com Protecting Trump Tower Has Cost New York City $24 Million From Election To Inauguration The city is asking Congress for a reimbursement The dollars are adding up, smh.
"23.02.2017 15:48:05" essence.com Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Death Penalty Inmate Over Racially-Biased Sentencing The court granted Texas death row inmate Duane Buck a new hearing after ruling that his original defense deprived him of effective counsel. A psychologist used by the defense claimed that Buck would be more dangerous because he was African-American, smh.
"23.02.2017 15:33:07" essence.com Rihanna Named Harvard's Humanitarian Of The Year It's a much deserved honor for the Barbadian singer. She's been giving back in SO many amazing ways!
"23.02.2017 15:05:10" essence.com 11 Etsy Accessories That'll Remind Them Not To Touch Your Hair...Or Lipstick And they're all under $20! Did we mention everything is under $20?
"23.02.2017 14:52:10" essence.com How To Recreate The NYFW Hairstyles Worthy Of Your Obsession It doesn't require much time or effort to take these looks from the runway to real life. So much hair inspo!
"23.02.2017 14:31:25" essence.com Was Trump's Visit To The National Museum Of African American History and Culture Sincere? This week, Donald Trump finally made his way to the celebrated National Museum of African American History and Culture. But many are questioning his motives — was it sincere outreach to the Black community or just more talk? 'Love and Hip Hop New York' What's your take?
"23.02.2017 14:03:09" essence.com Check Out The Fiercest Street Style Moments From London Fashion Week Fashion's finest sported statement jackets, poppy prints and chic, rainy weather approved boots as they hopped from one show to another. We've collected our favorite looks, so click through to see which ones made the cut! There's nothing more posh than London Fashion Week!
"23.02.2017 13:49:10" essence.com Take Your Spring Wardrobe to the Next Level With These Fresh Stripes It's all about sporting vibrant and chic lines. Trust us, it's right around the corner.
"23.02.2017 04:03:06" essence.com Front Row Divas: Celebs Taking London Fashion Week By Storm We love watching our sisters slay at London Fashion Week! Check out all the chic moments served by your fave trendsetting celebs. The slayage was real across the pond!
"23.02.2017 03:59:52" essence.com Issa Rae Accepts ABFF's Rising Star Award...And A New Nickname BET's 'New Edition' cast were not the only ones who thought Issa Rae was “bae” at the ABFF Honors. Congratulations Issa Rae!
"23.02.2017 03:59:03" essence.com Omari Hardwick Reciting Larenz Tate's Poem From 'Love Jones' Will Make You Melt Is it hot in here or is it just Omari? Proceed with caution!
"23.02.2017 03:48:08" essence.com You Asked: Does Washing My Clothes Kill All the Germs? Laundry serves far nobler purposes than stamping out body odor. It also protects you from getting sick from the cold, flu or stomach bug Yikes! This is a must-read.
"23.02.2017 03:11:50" essence.com New Edition's Ronnie DeVoe And Wife Shamari Are Expecting Their First Child Together After 11 years as husband and wife, baby will make the duo a family of three! Congratulations to the happy couple!
"23.02.2017 03:06:18" essence.com Watch Erykah Badu Perform 'On & On' At An Open Mic Before She Was Famous Before her debut album electrified the world 20 years ago, Badu was just another musician trying to make it Ms. Badu took it way back!
"23.02.2017 03:03:07" essence.com The Future Of Journalism: Yamiche Alcindor Is Giving A Voice To The Voiceless In this edition of "Voices of the New America," ESSENCE speaks with journalist Yamiche Alcindor about diversity in newsrooms, her news philosophy and her desire to speak up for the voiceless. Kudos to this woman and her work!
"23.02.2017 02:49:04" essence.com The Surprising Benefit of Showering at Night It's all in the timing. The benefits speak for themselves!
"23.02.2017 02:33:10" essence.com Amazon Is Offering A Discount Code To All Customers For One Day Only Start shopping! Take advantage of it while you can!
"23.02.2017 02:03:06" essence.com Our 15 Favorite Black Romantic Comedies of All Time When it comes to Black love on the big screen, we've had our share of great movies through the years. So when a bit of contorversy stirred over New York magazine's omission of Black romantic comedies on their "Best 25 Romantic Comedies Since When Harry #7 is a classic!
"23.02.2017 01:49:06" essence.com 7 Quotes That Prove Yara Shahidi Is One Of The Smartest Teens In Hollywood The Black Women in Hollywood honoree proves that teens are much smarter than they get credit for. She's definitely wise beyond her years.
"23.02.2017 01:33:09" essence.com 'This Is Us:' 5 Black Cultural Moments We Loved From The Emotional 'Memphis' Episode In the most heart-wrenching episodes of the season thus far, there were several powerful scenes that highlighted the love between father and son, death, and a few standout Black cultural moments you may have missed. Did you watch this heart-wrenching episode?
"23.02.2017 01:03:06" essence.com The Black Women In Hollywood Honorees Check out why we chose these four phenomenal women. These women are making boss moves in Hollywood.
"23.02.2017 00:52:08" essence.com Is 'The Quad' Bad for HBCUs? BET's new scripted series, The Quad,' is getting some backlash from one HBCU in particular. Hampton University President William Harvey penned a letter to BET's Chairman and CEO Debra Lee, saying that "the show does more damage than good." Lee has since 'The Quad' is getting backlash from one HBCU in particular.
"23.02.2017 00:33:07" essence.com School To Prison Pipeline: Missouri Will Charge Students With Felonies For Fighting Parents and community groups say the new rule will only broaden the school to prison pipeline epidemic. Let's not forget about this...
"23.02.2017 00:03:07" essence.com 15 Celebrity Women Who Set Hair Trends In The Swingin' 60s This decade, perhaps more than any other, left an indelible mark on the beauty industry. From Eartha Kitt's Catwoman coif to The Ronettes' beehive do!
"22.02.2017 23:48:05" essence.com Madonna Shares Sweet New Photo of Twin Daughters in Matching Tracksuits These two just melt our hearts. The cutest little athletes!
"22.02.2017 23:33:07" essence.com ICYMI: 'Being Mary Jane' Recap - Season 4 Episode 6: You Can Have It All A visit to Atlanta becomes the perfect moment for Lee to bond with the Patterson family. Did you catch the latest episode?
"22.02.2017 23:03:08" essence.com Texas Judge: Medicaid Dollars Will Go To Planned Parenthood The ruling comes after serious allegations of conspiracy and malfeasance. The lies, secret phones calls, and hidden agendas all came rolling out.
"22.02.2017 22:48:07" essence.com Is The #Hurtbae Video Empowering Or Just Overkill? Is confronting your ex about his infidelity in front of the world empowering or triggering? Our ESSENCE Live panelists weigh in on how the viral video made them feel. Unanimous opinion, HurtBae's ex boyfriend is a real piece of work. Check out the rest in Our ESSENCE Live panelists kept it all the way real.
"22.02.2017 22:34:04" essence.com BET's American Black Film Festival Honors Red Carpet Was On Fire The stars were out for BET's American Black Film Festival Honors event in Los Angeles California. Queen Latifah, Issa Rae and Nia Long were just a few of our favorite celebs in attendance. See who else set the red carpet ablaze here! These stars played no games!
"22.02.2017 22:33:12" essence.com Say That Again! The 15 Best One Liners From Black Romantic Comedies When it comes to great movie lines, it doesn't get any more classic than these babies. These are classics!
"22.02.2017 22:03:11" essence.com The Problem With Sage Steele's "The Worst Racism Comes From Black People" Comment Racism is not a symptom of the disenfranchised but a character flaw of the privileged. Once again Sage Steele is talking crazy.
"22.02.2017 21:48:06" essence.com Issa Rae, Cynthia Erivo and Michaela Coel Serve Up Sing-A-Long Realness During Their Girls Trip Where's our invite?! The overflow of #BlackGirlMagic is giving us all the joy.
"22.02.2017 21:33:07" essence.com Nick Cannon Is A Dad Again! Nick Cannon and former Miss Arizona USA Brittney Bell welcomed their new son this week. Find out the baby's unique name below! Congratulations to Nick! Can you guess the baby's unique name?
"22.02.2017 21:03:12" essence.com Hero Grandmother Stops Baton Attack On Baton Rouge Cop On Sunday, driver after driver saw a man attacking a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officer who'd tried to arrest him but just kept going. “We have just lost too many men...”
"22.02.2017 20:50:08" essence.com LISTEN: 8 Unforgettable Mary J. Blige Duets Featuring Other Iconic Women In Music Mary J. Blige is bringing the first-ever 'ladies night' to ESSENCE Festival and she's also no stranger teaming up with other women in music! Mary isn't new to this! ESSENCE Fest 2017 is about to be !
"22.02.2017 20:33:09" essence.com All The Times Angela Simmons And Baby Sutton Joseph Were The Cutest Mother-Son Duo The 29-year-old and her tiny tot Sutton Joseph are the cutest mother-son duo around. Don't believe us? Take a look at some of the adorable moments the new mom has shared with the world. Adorable! Motherhood looks great on Angela.
"22.02.2017 20:03:18" essence.com Savannah State University Becomes First HBCU To Win National Cheerleading Award The squad placed number one in the 24-year-old competition, becoming the first HBCU to win the award. Congratulations, Savannah State University!
"22.02.2017 19:48:07" essence.com Croatian Police Arrest 2 People Who Reportedly Used A Racial Slur Against Jamie Foxx Police responded to an incident at a restaurant Jamie took to instagram to speak on the incident.
"22.02.2017 19:33:15" essence.com Ava DuVernay Speaks On Black Women Directors The celebrated director gets real about what it's like for Black women in Hollywood. "There's a short window for me in the business."
"22.02.2017 19:03:04" essence.com That Professor Who Predicted Donald Trump's Win Is Now Making The Case For Impeachment Allan Lichtman is releasing a book on President Trump's potential impeachment "I'm quite certain Trump will give someone grounds for impeachment."
"22.02.2017 18:48:32" essence.com 16 Songs That Made The Scene Iconic In Your Favorite Black Romantic Comedies A great song has the power to transport you back in time to the moment you first fell in love with it, and when the perfect song is paired with the perfect scene, that's the true definition of movie magic. From "As" to "This Woman's Work" these throwback Get ready for a trip down memory lane!
"22.02.2017 18:33:08" essence.com Tichina Arnold Has No Plans To Slow Down On Her Quest To Leave A Legacy Hard work and a good laugh keep her life absolutely golden Collect those coins, Tichina!
"22.02.2017 17:48:34" essence.com Bridal Bliss: Robert and Jeanette's Modern D.C. Wedding Was Stunning After meeting at work, it was an annoying date encounter that ensured Robert and Jeannette that their love was meant to be. Their modern wedding in the heart of the Nation's Capital was picture perfect. See their bliss! "Literal tears of joy and humility that she chose me. This was real. She was going to be my wife." Aww!
"22.02.2017 17:47:12" Black Love is always in full effect at ESSENCE! Bridal Bliss Wednesdays Robert and Jeanette's Modern D.C. Wedding Was Stunning
See more photos from their dream wedding: http://trib.al/gtUCzpb
"22.02.2017 17:33:09" essence.com 11 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Black Panther It's going to be a long wait for Marvel's Ryan Coogler-directed Black Panther, which features a star-studded cast of acclaimed actors. So, why not brush up on a few facts about the feline character who you will no doubt be hearing a lot more about. Brush up on a few facts while you wait for the star-studded film.
"22.02.2017 17:03:09" essence.com Protesters Pray and Set Fire at Dakota Access Pipeline Camp Ahead of Shutdown Law enforcement and state officials have said they won't forcibly evict protesters “People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive.”
"22.02.2017 16:48:08" essence.com Leading Thinker Michael Eric Dyson Writes A Letter To America Post-Obama 'Tears We Cannot Stop' is poignant look at America's identity and history. Dear White People...
"22.02.2017 16:33:12" essence.com The 11 Most Delicious Margarita Recipes Ever (You're Welcome) Drink up in style with these unforgettable margarita creations! It's National Margarita Day! #treatyourself
"22.02.2017 16:03:07" essence.com Domino's Pizza Now Has a Wedding Registry Guests can spend $25 on pizza for the wedding night. Yup, it's now acceptable to gift pizza to the happy couple.
"22.02.2017 15:03:07" pinterest.com 13 Pinterest Wedding Hairstyles Worth Jumping the Broom For You've ordered the lawn chairs, triple checked the floral arrangements and strategically mapped out the seating chart. And while logistics for your wedding are Hot Pins Right Now: Wedding Hairstyles
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"22.02.2017 14:48:09" essence.com Makeup Minute: How To Apply Your Under Eye Concealer Even if you don't wear a full face of makeup everyday, concealer is a quick fix that will make you look well rested with little effort. Although it can be applied to blemishes all over the face, most of us tend to wear it under the eyes, where dark Press play for a quick refresher on how to make those dark circles less apparent.
"22.02.2017 14:48:08" essence.com Seeing Double: Celebs Who Have Twins And Triplets Celebrity parents with twins or triplets. These proud celebrity parents got double/triple the blessings.
"22.02.2017 14:33:08" essence.com 3 Reasons Why Sex Gets Better with Age For starters, you know the best places to get busy. Think what you want millennials, but the truth is, the mature crowd is having better sex than you.
"22.02.2017 14:03:08" essence.com Bridal Bliss: Daniel And Natasha's Glam Wedding Was Was So Lit A magical blind date one Harlem night turned into happily ever after for Daniel and Natasha. Just one look at these photos and you know these two were made for each other. They combined their rich cultural backgrounds to make their wedding dreams come Get ready to swoon!
"22.02.2017 13:50:12" essence.com 4 Plus-Size Style Lessons to Learn from Danielle Brooks Here are some fashion cues from her best looks! Danielle is the go-to girl for confident, curvy style!
"22.02.2017 13:33:04" essence.com 20 Celebrity Lobs and Bobs That May Inspire Your Next Do There are a variety of ways to rock the iconic hair bob. Style your hair into fun curls, achieve wavy locks, and even perfect sexy bed head like these celebrities. The possibilities are endless with this style.
"22.02.2017 13:03:10" essence.com Voices Of The New America: Meet The Photographer Dedicated To Uplifting Disenfranchised Communities Latoya Ruby Frazier, an acclaimed photographer, is using her platform to shine a light on disenfranchised communities in postindustrial towns across the U.S. Kudos to this woman and her work!
"22.02.2017 04:33:05" essence.com 29 Street Style-Inspired Ways to Add Some Funk to Your Winter Outerwear Give your winter gear a punch of fun! A little cold weather shouldn't stop you from being fly.
"22.02.2017 04:03:07" essence.com Affordable Accessories That Will Instantly Spruce Up Your Short Hairstyle Don't break bank trying to upgrade your look! These will take your short cut from 0 to 100.
"22.02.2017 03:50:09" essence.com 10 Best Powders, Pomades and Pencils For Perfectly Arched Brows If you have sparse brows, there are plenty of ways to fake more volume. Because, let's be real, bolder is better.
"22.02.2017 03:33:07" essence.com Could This Be The Cellulite Fix We've Been Waiting For? Ashley Black is changing lives all over social media with the FasciaBlaster, a tool that essentially massages tangled fascia back into its even, smooth place. Have you tried this method before?
"22.02.2017 03:03:09" essence.com 13 Super Real Relationship Gems From Erykah Badu's Song Lyrics When it comes to singing your life with her words, nobody does it better than Ms. Badu. You definitely can't sleep on Erykah Badu's lyrics.
"22.02.2017 02:50:08" essence.com 10 Signs He Has What It Takes to Be Your Husband Put an end to casual connections and date the man you're meant to be with — like forever — with this guide from Modern Day Matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson. Are you better with him than without him?
"22.02.2017 02:33:11" essence.com 15 Beautiful 4C Blowout Hairstyles You'll Want To Try If you're tired of frying your strands for the sake of flawless hair, the blow out method is a safe way to get them in formation. Get inspired!
"22.02.2017 02:03:08" essence.com These Health Hacks Have Women Over 50 Living Fabulously Get better with time with these health hacks for the grown and beautiful. Take notes, y'all!
"22.02.2017 01:50:08" essence.com 10 Types of Sex Every Woman Should Have (At Least Once) There are a million different ways to twist the sheets – just check the Kama Sutra – but no one can try them all. There are, however, a few types of sex every woman should experience – at least once in her life if possible. Ladies, listen up, because if You might be missing out, girl.
"22.02.2017 01:33:10" essence.com 23 Times LeBron James and His Wife Savannah Were the Perfect Pair LeBron James is certainly the king of the basketball court but the four time NBA MVP would certainly be nothing without his high school sweetheart and wife Savannah. Here are 23 times Mr. and Mrs. James were the perfect pair in love and basketball. The High School sweethearts are still going strong.
"22.02.2017 01:03:06" essence.com Cam Newton Sends Incredibly Sweet Message To Stepdaughter The Carolina Panthers player believes she helped him become a better father and man. Get ready to swoon!
"22.02.2017 00:50:18" essence.com NMAAHC Hits 1 Million Visits As Trump Finally Makes His Way To The Museum In less than a year, the museum already boasts one million visitors — including President Donald Trump as of Tuesday. Trump called the museum "amazing to see."
"22.02.2017 00:45:20" Essence Festival We hope you have your tickets ready. This is about to be a night to remember! http://trib.al/wuP7sDJ Five words: Get your #Essencefest tickets now: www.essencefestival.com
"22.02.2017 00:33:10" essence.com GloZell Green's Surrogate Will Miscarry GloZell Green will not be welcoming a second child as she hoped. 'We found out the baby is not going to make it.'
"22.02.2017 00:03:10" essence.com Burger King Owner Pays $1.8 Billion for Popeyes The owner of Burger King has dished out more than a billion dollars for the Louisiana Kitchen fried chicken franchise. Time will tell if any major changes will occur with the chain restaurant in the U.S.
"21.02.2017 23:50:08" essence.com Chris Brown Ordered To Stay Away From Ex Karrueche Tran After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Her In recently filed documents, Tran alleges that Brown has assaulted her on previous occassions and has "told a few people that he was going to kill me." Things aren't looking good for Chris Brown.
"21.02.2017 23:33:08" essence.com Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News Amid Pedophilia Controversy The announcement comes after Simon & Schuster canceled his book deal. "I would be wrong to allow my poor choice of words to detract from my colleagues' important reporting..."
"21.02.2017 23:03:07" essence.com Someone Accused Omari Hardwick Of Skin Bleaching And He Wasn't Having It The 'Power' star clapped back at a crazy Instagram comment. He was NOT here for any skin bleaching rumors.
"21.02.2017 22:50:08" essence.com EXCLUSIVE: From 'On Fleek' To A Cosmetics Line, The Teen Who Created The Popular Phrase Is Working To Get Her Overdue Recognition Kayla Lewis never received a dime from the phrase she popularized, but now hopes to be supported to give women quality makeup products. Social media has (rightfully) rallied behind her.
"21.02.2017 22:37:49" Malcolm X's Words Still Resonate Over 50 Years Later 52 years ago, the Black community mourned the assassination of Malcolm X. Today we remember all of the wisdom he left us with that still resonates with us decades later.
"21.02.2017 22:33:08" essence.com 13 Classes, Conferences and Workshops That Will Sharpen Your Beauty Skills Grab your notepad...and a makeup brush or two. From New York to Los Angeles, we've got you covered.
"21.02.2017 22:03:50" Kehlani Details The Moments That Defined Her Hair Journey Singer Kehlani lets us in on the moments that finally made her feel comfortable in her own skin: http://trib.al/JvwNrD6
"21.02.2017 21:50:04" essence.com Amber Rose And Wiz Khalifa's Son Had The Best Superhero Themed Birthday Ever Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa's son Sebastian Taylor Thomaz officially turns four on Tuesday, but the family celebrated Bash's birthday over the long weekend with an epic superhero party. The proud parents shared photos from Bash's big event full of fun, They went all out!
"21.02.2017 21:48:30" time.com Meet the Artist Whose Viral Work Exposed the Catcalling and Street Harassment Women Experience Tatyana Fazlalizadeh explains why she creates art with a purpose This woman is doing amazing (and necessary) work!
"21.02.2017 21:33:38" essence.com 6 Trips Every Woman Should Take In Her Lifetime (And How To Prepare For Them) Traveling is good for the mind, body and spirit. Here are the trips every woman should take at least once in her lifetime. It's time to pack your bags!
"21.02.2017 21:03:14" essence.com Chance The Rapper Stays Independent Despite Offers Up To $10 Million Sources say that the Chicago native has turned down millions to remain an independent artist. When you believe in what you have to offer, no dollar amount is worth sacrificing it.
"21.02.2017 20:50:09" essence.com Halima Aden, the Hijab-Wearing Model Having Her Best Week Ever, Lands Her First Major Magazine Cover The model sat down with fashion Icon Iman for an in depth interview about the pride of wearing her hijab and the importance of self-worth. Congratulations Halima!
"21.02.2017 20:33:19" essence.com Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Just Posted An Open Call For Makeup Artists Get ready to 'shine bright like a diamond' year-round! MUAs, this is your time to shine!
"21.02.2017 20:03:58" essence.com David Oyelowo Jokes That He's Still Trying To Find Ava DuVernay A 'Nigerian Prince' For ESSENCE's March issue cover story on Ava DuVernay, Oyelowo praised the Oscar-nominated director and dished on their friendship. Their relationship is hilarious.
"21.02.2017 20:00:00" #Hurtbae, Plus Keyshia Cole on Dating and New Music #Hurtbae: What do you think of this viral video? Is it empowering to confront a cheater or nah? Send us your comments using #essencelive, and we'll shout you out! Plus, Keyshia Cole talks dating as a single mom, and Joi McMillon dishes on Moonlight.
"21.02.2017 19:50:06" essence.com Trump's Alma Mater Disputes Allegations Of Him Graduating Top Of His Class The University of Pennsylvania student paper released records that expose Trump after previous reports say he graduated top of his class. Turns out, he didn't even graduate with honors.
"21.02.2017 19:33:16" pinterest.com This Mom Praying With Outstretched Arms Over Bride And Groom Is Taking Us To Church "This picture describes my mother's entire life, and posture of her heart so perfectly," the bride, identified as Christina Girma, began with her caption. "Her Hot Pins Right Now: Black Wedding Moments You Won't Forget
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"21.02.2017 19:11:14" Stephanie Richardson, staff member of Up in the Air Life, shares how Founder Claire Soares is an inspiration to Black women through her passion, vision and drive #CelebrateTheDrive #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackGirlMagic
"21.02.2017 19:03:07" essence.com Get The Look! Beyonce's Grand $21,945 Gucci Floor-Length Kimono Step out in a chic kimono without spending your life savings! Here's how you can get the look without breaking the bank.
"21.02.2017 18:50:07" essence.com 'Black Women Unbothered:' Filmmaker Highlights Black Women Standing Up To Injustice In Brilliant Tweet "These images just showed how fearless black women are and have been throughout history," Matthew Cherry told ESSENCE in this exclusive interview. You can always count on Black women to be in the front lines. FEARLESS.
"21.02.2017 18:33:07" essence.com Drake Tells Rihanna She's 'Somebody I Have a Lot of Love For' On Her 29th Birthday Drake certainly knows how to wish a loved one a Happy Birthday. Rihanna still has a special place in Drake's heart.
"21.02.2017 18:03:46" essence.com Uber Just Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations The attorney will look into claims that sexual harassment and management issues are plaguing the San-Francisco-based company. Uber is now facing some serious allegations.
"21.02.2017 17:50:07" essence.com Alex Trebek Rapped Drake Lyrics On Jeopardy! "I'm not too good at it but I was getting into it" This was too perfect!
"21.02.2017 17:33:04" Timeline Photos These lunch containers will keep your weight AND portions in check on the go: http://trib.al/5Hj6NOK
"21.02.2017 17:09:19" Remembering the Iconic Nina Simone! Today we celebrate what would've been the 84th birthday of iconic singer and activist Nina Simone! We are forever grateful for your passion, fearlessness, and wisdom. http://trib.al/EAMxMIn
"21.02.2017 17:03:09" essence.com President Trump Names Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster As New National Security Adviser A respected and experienced general Emphasis on "Experienced!"
"21.02.2017 16:33:16" pinterest.com How One Salon Pro Approaches Three Common Scalp Issues All of us can attest to dealing with scalp issues and not knowing exactly how to go about managing them. Hot Pins Right Now: Scalp Issues and How to Fix Them!
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"21.02.2017 16:03:15" essence.com 74 Bodies of Migrants Wash Ashore In Libya After Attempted Crossing Migrant deaths along key smuggling routes have recently risen to record levels This is incredibly sad.
"21.02.2017 15:51:06" essence.com Mary J. Blige Announces Star-Studded Night Of All-Female Performers At 2017 ESSENCE Festival The queen of Hip-Hop Soul is bringing the first-ever "ladies only" night to the ESSENCE Fest stages! Epic! Ladies night is coming to Essence Festival 2017!
"21.02.2017 15:50:25" essence.com Gabrielle Union Launches Her Own Haircare Line Gabrielle Union has made a name for herself in Hollywood thanks to a lengthy resume of blockbuster films and TV shows and possessing a face that appears to be aging in reverse. "I want women with textured hair to have great hair days."
"21.02.2017 15:33:11" essence.com We Asked Dej Loaf About Being In Love And Her Answer Will Surprise You We asked Ms. Loaf if she'd ever been in love, and this is what she said. We weren't expecting this.
"21.02.2017 15:03:12" essence.com These Are Etsy's Top Trending Black-Owned Beauty Shops Our buying power is stronger than ever. Some of its best-selling brands are owned by Black women!
"21.02.2017 14:49:11" essence.com 23 Celeb Coifs That Prove Felicia Leatherwood Is Hollywood's Hottest Natural Hairstylist Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji and more count on the stylist for looks that truly slay. Natural hair slayage for days!
"21.02.2017 14:33:11" essence.com These Beauties Are All The Inspo You Need To Rock Waist Length Hair There are plenty ways to keep warm during the winter season, but none are more fabulous than lengthy locks that you can sway back and forth. Celebrities like Remy Ma and Naomi Campbell are known for rocking waist-length locks reminding us all that bone Live a little!
"21.02.2017 14:33:08" essence.com 19 Nail Art Looks That Are Seriously Woke and Beautiful These looks are the complete opposite of basic and boring. These socially conscious designs are too powerful to be ignored.
"21.02.2017 14:03:10" essence.com Black Girls Can Wear Unicorn Makeup Too, Here's How CoverFX Global Ambassador, Derek Selby, breaks down how to best wear holographic hues. Cooler, silvery tones can be tricky against warm skin.
"21.02.2017 13:33:08" essence.com 15 Amazing Kale Recipes to Bring Out Your Inner Green Goddess Because Kale is nutritious and down-right delicious. Are we starting to choose kale over collards and turnip greens?
"21.02.2017 13:03:10" essence.com 13 Drink Recipes Strong Enough To Help You Cope Post-Inauguration Thirteen drink recipes to put your mind at ease. Sip slowly and breathe!
"21.02.2017 04:00:46" essence.com Every Tip, Trick and Hack You Need To Save Money In The Beauty Aisle Remember to t-h-r-i-v-e! Trust, you'll thank us later!
"21.02.2017 04:00:42" essence.com 29 Street Style-Inspired Ways to Add Some Funk to Your Winter Outerwear Give your winter gear a punch of fun! No need to sacrifice style for warmth.
"21.02.2017 03:43:09" essence.com The 14 Most Breathtaking Hotel Lobbies Sometimes you actually can judge a book by its cover -- especially when it comes to your hotel lobby. And because first impressions last forever, it's important to make a splash as soon as guests walk through the hotel doors. The moment you walk through Luxury upon arrival is the best indicator of what's to come.
"21.02.2017 03:20:11" essence.com How to Travel Solo Like a Boss Nervous about traveling on your own? Here's what you need to know before your first solo trip. It's time to embrace the freedom of solo travel.
"21.02.2017 02:40:07" essence.com 6 Breakup Songs Celebs Wrote About Their Famous Exes These post-breakup tracks said it all. Sometimes the best way to survive a breakup is to sing about it.
"21.02.2017 02:28:09" essence.com Russell Simmons Leads Thousands In #IAmMuslimToo Rally The music mogul called for solidarity and support for Muslims at the NYC march. “We are being mean to the people who are the victims of terrorism. All of the diversity we see here today will prevail.”
"21.02.2017 02:01:02" essence.com 8 Facts You Should Know About The Real 'Hidden Figures' In keeping the legacy of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson alive, we rounded up some things that you need to know about the trailblazers and the work that quite literally catapulted humans into space. The #BlackGirlMagic is never-ending with these ladies!
"21.02.2017 01:40:10" essence.com Celebrity Mothers And Daughters Who Have Seriously Stunning Hair These dynamic duos aren't afraid to let their hair do the talking on and off the red carpet. From Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross to Beyoncé and Blue Ivy, it's clear the apply doesn't fall too far from the oh-so-fabulous tree. The apple didn't fall too far from the tree!
"21.02.2017 01:20:10" essence.com We're Here For Rashida Jones' New Nail Salon Dramedy With Niecey Nash And Karrueche Tran 'Claws' centers around five South Florida manicurists who balance pedicures with the pressures of organized crime. Will you be tuning in?
"21.02.2017 00:55:09" essence.com Ask A Gynecologist: 'What Is The G Spot?' Here's what you need to know about satifying your sexual appetite. You THINK you know, but do you really know?
"21.02.2017 00:40:13" essence.com Viola Davis Has the Answer For Relief From Painful Heels The star dropped a major key on the SAG Awards red carpet. You know we're taking all the notes.
"21.02.2017 00:21:04" essence.com Kehlani On Her Relationships Going Public In an interview with ESSENCE Live, Kehlani discusses why she doesn't follow the hype of dating publicly. She believes that her dating life is no else's business, but her own. Do you agree? Check out the exclusive above. Kehlani: 'Those things were accidental'
"21.02.2017 00:09:05" essence.com Cynthia Bailey Poses Naked To Ring In The Big 5-0! The 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' castmate was photographed nude to commemorate the next chapter in her life. Remember: This. Is. 50.
"21.02.2017 00:00:34" essence.com 19 Black Owned Hotels You Have to Visit Consider staying at one of these Black-owned hotels during your travels. Infuse your 2017 travels with a little black hospitality!
"20.02.2017 23:51:08" essence.com Sneak Peek Of Rihanna's New Makeup Line After almost a year of waiting, the singer has finally revealed more deets about her highly anticipated beauty venture. Three words: holographic lip color.
"20.02.2017 23:40:08" essence.com We Can't Stop Talking About This Bride's Natural Hairstyle and Cultural Gown This queen is killing it! Can we also talk about how flawless her skin is?! ✨
"20.02.2017 23:19:07" essence.com Sidney Poitier Turns 90: Inside the Actor, Activist and Diplomat's Incredible Life The legendary actor made a career out of defying expectations Sidney Poitier can now add “nonagenarian” to his list of accomplishments.
"20.02.2017 23:11:23" essence.com Photos Surface Of Her Son Zion With A Newborn Zion, Hill's oldest child with Rohan Marley, may have welcomed a baby boy! Is Lauryn Hill A Grandmother?
"20.02.2017 23:00:48" essence.com Every Book Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency POTUS is an avid reader and recently spoke to the New York Times about the significant, informative and inspirational role literature has played in his presidency, crediting books for allowing him to “slow down and get perspective.” Of course we're adding all of these to our 2017 book list.
"20.02.2017 22:49:08" essence.com 14 Years Of Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Courtside Romance The Carters have been giving us major inspo courtside for years. See our favorite moments! Jay and Bey are love and basketball goals IRL!
"20.02.2017 22:40:08" essence.com 10 Solo Travel Tips Every Black Woman Should Know Now's the time to start planning your first solo trip. If your squad can't go, then you go alone!
"20.02.2017 22:37:34" Remember: This. Is. 50. http://trib.al/1UeQDiH @CynthiaBailey10
"20.02.2017 22:31:13" essence.com Over 100 Workers Fired After Taking Part in 'Day Without Immigrants' Protest Workers have been fired after participating in the 'Day Without Immigrants' protest. “The reason these employees missed work—to engage in peaceful demonstrations—had nothing to do with BCI's decision to terminate them.”
"20.02.2017 22:22:04" essence.com This Is Where Mack Wilds Gets His Inspiration For His Character In 'The Breaks' In an interview with ESSENCE Live, Mack Wilds discusses how DJ Premier, Pete Rock and Q-Tip have all inspired his latest role in VH1's popular 90s hip-hop themed TV film "The Breaks." We've DJ Premier, Pete Rock and Q-Tip to thank.
"20.02.2017 22:11:08" essence.com The Absolute Best Hair Products For Your Texture If the graveyard of products in your bathroom cabinet is any indication, the curly strand struggle is real. When you nail the hair products fro your texture, you'll change your life.
"20.02.2017 22:00:42" essence.com What's Hilary Banks Up To? Karyn Parsons Is Celebrating Unsung Black Heroes Parsons created Sweet Blackberry, a series of animated films about unsung Black heroes. Tatyana Ali is also a member of the advisory board. This is so dope!
"20.02.2017 21:51:06" essence.com Will This New Device Eventually Replace Your Flat Iron? Achieving sleek strands like Kerry Washington's just got easier. Spoiler alert: It's a brush!
"20.02.2017 21:39:05" essence.com 12 Obama Inspired Items To Get You Through The Next Four Years Shop until it doesn't hurt anymore. Just in case you still want Obama to be your president...
"20.02.2017 21:23:16" essence.com Blue Ivy Can't Get Enough Cotton Candy at the NBA All-Star Game with Jay Z and Beyoncé Blue Ivy's cotton candy has all her attention Blue Ivy is all into this cotton candy... and it's SO cute!
"20.02.2017 21:20:06" essence.com 22 Pictures That Prove Ludacris' Daughters Cai And Cadence Are The Cutest It's clear that the leading ladies in rapper and actor Ludacris' life are his daughters, Cai, Cadence and Karma. Cute celebrity sibling alert!
"20.02.2017 21:00:51" essence.com Be Open to Men Who Really See You, Plus Other Dating Gems from 'Love By the 10th Date' Ladies, were you taking notes? Take notes and highlight them!
"20.02.2017 20:40:11" essence.com Driver Licenses From Nine States Won't be Valid IDs for Domestic Flights Tavelers from nine states will no longer be able to travel with only their driver's licenses. Reminder, beginning Jan. 22, 2018!
"20.02.2017 20:32:07" essence.com 21 Looks That Prove Rihanna is a Supreme Slay Queen Rihanna's 2016 was on another level of lit. Not only did she drop her wildly successful album Anti, but she hit the road for an epic tour and pretty much took over the fashion world. While she was out and about making her mark she was draped in the finest #11 might just be her baddest look yet.
"20.02.2017 20:20:05" essence.com Makeup Minute: How To Apply Liquid Foundation For a lot of us, full coverage is a must during the winter season. Correct application is key for a flawless finish!
"20.02.2017 20:14:07" essence.com 21 Looks That Prove Rihanna is a Supreme Slay Queen Rihanna's 2016 was on another level of lit. Not only did she drop her wildly successful album Anti, but she hit the road for an epic tour and pretty much took over the fashion world. While she was out and about making her mark she was draped in the finest Is #11 her best look of the year or what?
"20.02.2017 20:02:29" essence.com Shop These Spring Workwear Necessities From Ann Taylor's President's Day Sale It's time for a work wardrobe update and Ann Taylor's blow-out President's Day sale is just the place to go for a fun, fresh look. Treat yourself by shopping these 15 chic picks at an impressive price! Update your wardrobe quick, fast, and in a hurry.
"20.02.2017 19:40:12" essence.com 30 Black Women With Seriously Stunning Sisterlocks Thanks to social media, we're never without hair inspiration. Find the inspo you need to rock out with your sisterlocks.
"20.02.2017 19:20:38" essence.com Acne Face Mapping Can Reveal The True Cause Of Your Breakouts You can learn a lot about your overall health based on where pimples pop up on your face. Ever wonder why pimples tend to pop up in the same spot over and over again?
"20.02.2017 18:40:49" essence.com How To Maintain Relaxed Hair That's Healthy and Happy Consistency and moisture are key. Major keys!
"20.02.2017 18:01:05" essence.com Here Are The Executive Orders Trump Signed On His First Monday In Office Trump officially withdrew the U.S. from the Obama-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Makes us think what we might lose through executive orders in the next few months...
"20.02.2017 17:40:13" essence.com Zendaya Gets the Transitioning Hair Struggle and Here's Why If you think it's hard to avoid heat in our everyday lives, imagine a celebrity who has a personal glam squad! How many of us have dealt with this struggle?
"20.02.2017 17:20:09" essence.com Kelly Rowland on 'Love By the 10th Date' and Dating Before She Got Married Kelly Rowland discusses her new Lifetime movie, "Love By the 10th Date," and reveals what her dating rules were before she got married. Kelly got real about her own dating rules.
"20.02.2017 16:40:10" essence.com 8 Growth Products for the Thicker, Fuller Brows You've Always Wanted We've rounded up the best of the best formulas that stimulate weak hair follicles with nourishing ingredients. If you were that girl who wanted the thinest eyebrows when you were younger and regret it now...
"20.02.2017 16:20:08" essence.com Bridal Bliss: Rondel and Yanique's New York Wedding Style Was Everything and More You won't be able to get enough of their modern meets rustic dream wedding day. Her dress. His tux. The venue. It was all PERFECTION!
"20.02.2017 16:01:27" essence.com 5 Things Black Women In Human Resources Want You to Know Insightful tips you need on everything from resume building to navigating office culture. You can win at work! (yes, at work)
"20.02.2017 15:20:06" essence.com 15 Black Owned Nail Polish Brands You Need In Your Life Metallics, dark colors and glitter, oh my! Support a Black owned business and look fly while doing it? Sign us up!
"20.02.2017 14:40:11" essence.com Why YouTuber and Wig Maker Peakmill Is The Top Beauty Boss Of 2016 The social media savvy hair and makeup maven shares her story about rising to the top. She's sharing so many gems on making your way to the top.
"20.02.2017 14:00:55" essence.com We Asked Women How To Protect Black Girl Magic In A Trump Presidency — This Is What They Said We caught up with a few Black women who gave us a word on protecting marginalized communities. We've got to protect and preserve it! ✨
"20.02.2017 13:20:10" essence.com When You Skip Sleep, You Eat 300+ More Calories the Next Day Researchers have calculated the precise effect of sleep deprivation on calorie consumption. Need motivation to get to bed earlier?
"20.02.2017 04:00:25" essence.com Makeup Minute: How To Apply Your Under Eye Concealer Even if you don't wear a full face of makeup everyday, concealer is a quick fix that will make you look well rested with little effort. Although it can be applied to blemishes all over the face, most of us tend to wear it under the eyes, where dark Get ready for tomorrow morning's beat, press play for a quick refresher on how to make those dark circles less apparent.
"20.02.2017 03:20:07" essence.com This Hairstylist's Mindblowing Looks Are A Tribute To African Culture And they are seriously beyond amazing! We could tell you but it's best if you take a look yourself!
"20.02.2017 02:40:10" essence.com These Black History Month Gifs Perfectly Capture Our Hair Experience From brushing down edges with a toothbrush to teasing out shrinkage, these illustrations are so on point. We can relate to every. single. one.
"20.02.2017 02:00:52" essence.com These New York City Ladies Show You How To Brunch in Style What a chic celebration! The casual slayage is too real with these ladies.
"20.02.2017 01:40:09" essence.com Kelly Rowland On Her BFFs Ciara, LaLa And Serena Williams On this segment of ESSENCE Live, Kelly Rowland gets real about the importance of having a strong bond with her girls, Ciara, LaLa and Serena Williams. Can you say #squadgoals!?
"20.02.2017 01:20:08" essence.com NBC Plans To Talk To NABJ About 'Whitewashing' In Media After Tamron Hall Departure The departure of Tamron Hall is leading to a bigger discussion about Black representation in journalism. This discussion is so necessary.
"20.02.2017 00:40:05" essence.com Watch This Gymnast Milly Rock Her Routine To A Near Perfect Score University of Alabama's Aja Sims came to slay her competition. Serving pure #blackgirlmagic!
"20.02.2017 00:00:52" essence.com How Beyoncé Hid Her Baby Bump — And Why She And Jay Z Are Putting Down Roots In L.A. According to a source, Beyoncé — known to drop a surprise or two — had been disguising her baby belly with a series of dark outfits and loose-fitting dresses. The signs were there all along.
"19.02.2017 23:20:06" essence.com How Three Women Debunked Common Dating Myths and Still Got Married A happy and fulfilling relationship is possible for all. No excuses. They chose not to subscribe to society's "rules" and still wound up at the altar.
"19.02.2017 23:00:06" essence.com Congress Considers Banning the Use of Food Stamps to Buy Junk Food Congress members are weighing in on what foods should be purchased with food stamps. Should people be able to use food stamps to buy candy and soda?
"19.02.2017 22:49:05" essence.com NBA Wives Are Front And Center During All-Star Weekend Some of your favorite players' significant others are allover NBA's big weekend. NOLA is currently lit!
"19.02.2017 22:46:17" essence.com CNN's Don Lemon Has Zero Time For Any 'Fake News' Claims The anchor went head-to-head with a CNN regular over allegations that Lemon was pushing fake news. Don decided to clap back!
"19.02.2017 22:40:09" essence.com 'As a Black Iranian, I Cannot Support Trump' Says 'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi Shahidi's father is from Iran, one of the countries listed in President Trump's controversial travel ban. She's letting her voice be heard! ✊
"19.02.2017 22:00:03" essence.com The Women Who Became Hair Icons During The Harlem Renaissance This Black History Month, we're paying homage to the women who began their careers and became hair icons during this era. From Josephine Baker to Hazel Scott and Ethel Waters .
"19.02.2017 21:20:06" essence.com The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart For a healthy heart, try to stay away from these foods and drinks. Believe it or not, diet soda is also on the list.
"19.02.2017 21:00:56" essence.com Omarosa Reveals Trump Is Keeping A Dossier On Black Journalists In a confrontation with a political journalist, the communications liaison spoke of a secret dossier. Omarosa is already stirring up drama.
"19.02.2017 20:40:10" Timeline Photos Hey gir, hey! ✌http://trib.al/AcwQge6
"19.02.2017 20:24:34" essence.com Monica Brown Debuts New Platinum-Blonde Bob The R&B songstress continues to expertly experiment with her hairstyles. We're suffering from color envy!
"19.02.2017 20:20:07" essence.com 10 Places Every Black Woman Should Visit In Her Lifetime This is the only travel bucket list you need. Yes, you deserve this! Travel the world.
"19.02.2017 20:00:19" essence.com The Most Searched-For Skin Condition In Your State Will Make You Nod Your Head This study confirms quite a few environment-based patterns that actually make a lot of sense. You're not alone in your skin woes!
"19.02.2017 19:40:07" essence.com 8 Photos Of Beyoncé and Jay-Z Looking Crazy In Love At The Grammys Once again The Carters put their love on top and we have the photos to prove it. The love was real between these two!
"19.02.2017 19:00:27" essence.com Piers Morgan Trolls Beyonce's Grammy Performance The former CNN presenter continued to excel at what he does best: trolling. Did you miss this? According to Piers, her performance was 'heavy on the narcissism.'
"19.02.2017 18:40:32" essence.com The Woman Behind The #HurtBae Video On Life After Being Cheated On In an exclusive interview with ESSENCE, viral video star Kourtney Jorge opens up. She revealed the lessons she's learned and how she's moved on.
"19.02.2017 18:00:50" essence.com Is Kelly Rowland Thinking About Producing A 'Destiny's Child' Biopic? With the success of BET's 'The New Edition Story', we ask Kelly Rowland if she would ever consider a similar tell-all about Destiny's Child? Watch what she had to say about a potential Destiny's Child biopic...
"19.02.2017 17:40:07" essence.com The United States Army Has Finally Lifted Its Ban On Locs Since the change has gone public, several servicewomen have expressed their relief on social media. The way it should be!
"19.02.2017 17:25:08" Timeline Photos When you and your girlfriend find your light and the #blackgirlmagic is intensified! We feel you, Jordyn and Justne ✨ http://trib.al/kTK4uJv
"19.02.2017 17:20:08" essence.com Serena Williams Dares to Bare in Sports Illustrated Swim Shoot See photos from the fierce shoot! "I've never worn a thong bikini before - now I'm a thong girl..."
"19.02.2017 17:15:18" essence.com President Trump Held a Re-Election Rally After Just a Month on the Job Trump is already kicking off his 2020 re-election campaign. He kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign Saturday in Florida.
"19.02.2017 16:33:32" essence.com The Best Mascaras for All Your Lash Needs Our editors share their all-time favorite formulas. In honor of National Lash Day...which is TODAY! Have you tried #7?
"19.02.2017 16:20:08" essence.com Lose the Weight! 10 Products To Help You With Portion Control Eat less and lose more in 2017 with these awesome portion-friendly products Size (portion) matters!
"19.02.2017 16:00:25" essence.com Gilbert Arenas Thinks Women Over 34 Should Not Attend NBA All-Star Weekend The 35-year-old former professional basketball player thinks there should be a cut-off on fun. Do you agree with Arenas?
"19.02.2017 15:20:07" essence.com Olympic Gold Medalist Shaunae Miller and Her All-Olympian Bridal Party These ladies are definitely flawless and in formation for Miller's big day. Squad goals! These ladies are playing no games in their Bahamas photo shoot. #Slay
"19.02.2017 14:40:09" essence.com All Of The Natural Hair Spotted On NYFW's Fall 2017 Runways This season, New York Fashion Week appears to be more inclusive than ever. Not only are some high profile designers making a political statement with their collections; a host of Black models are flaunting their natural textures on the runway, too. From Natural hair is taking over the runway!
"19.02.2017 14:01:36" essence.com How to Go on a Holland America Cruise With Oprah You get a cruise! You get a cruise! You get a cruise! This is in conjunction with O, The Oprah Magazine's “Year of Adventure”.
"19.02.2017 13:20:10" essence.com Nick Jr. Debuts Its First Biracial Character "Nella" is a princess by day who transforms into a fearless knight when duty calls. How cute is this!
"19.02.2017 03:20:07" essence.com 23 Kerry Washington Mani-Grams That Will Inspire Your Next Paint Job If we could go on a mani/pedi date with any celeb, it would be Kerry Washington. If you're looking for color or design inspo, these handsy Instagram moments are a must-see.
"19.02.2017 02:40:07" essence.com 15 Office Approved Looks You Can Wear From Work To Play The 'new' business casual. A little work AND play goes a long way.
"19.02.2017 02:01:07" essence.com 13 Insta-Makeup Looks That Will Get You Excited For Date Night Turn up the heat with one of these festive and flattering looks. This is all the inspo you need .
"19.02.2017 01:40:11" essence.com Anthony Anderson Reveals His Mother Taught Him About Oral Sex The Black-ish actor said his mother taught him how to pleasure women, but not everyone is here for his TMI. This is SO awkward.
"19.02.2017 01:20:06" essence.com Paying 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' To Aretha Franklin's 'Respect' 50 Years Later Grammy-nominated R&B singer Andra Day, 32, reflects on the Queen of Soul's feminist anthem 50 years later. This was such a universally impactful song.
"19.02.2017 01:00:33" essence.com 5 Easy Bedtime Hair Habits You Need For A Flawless Morning Routine Start off your week the right way with these quick and easy tips! This night routine will get you out of the house in record time!
"19.02.2017 00:40:10" essence.com Why Black Women Are Hurt When Black Men Only Date Outside Their Race Amber J. Phillips of the Black Joy Mixtape podcast breaks down why Black men dating outside their race is still such a hot topic, even in 2017. Hint: it has less to do about who you fall in love with and more to do with how these men are treating Black Hint: It has more to do with how these men are treating Black women.
"19.02.2017 00:00:35" essence.com 11 Times Tweet And Her Daughter Shenice Looked More Like Sisters From amazing voices to beautiful features, these two are giving us all types of mother-daughter goals. Black don't crack!
"18.02.2017 23:20:05" essence.com Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of 11-Year-Old Chicago Girl One of the two young girls shot in Chicago last weekend has died. Justice for Takiya Holmes.
"18.02.2017 23:00:55" essence.com Kofi Siriboe Is Deliberate In His Praise Of Black Women For Good Reason The Queen Sugar star makes it clear why he's being so pointed in his adoration. "Black women built the pedestal I'll continue to put them on." Preach, Kofi!
"18.02.2017 22:40:11" essence.com Could Tamron Hall Be The Next 'Live' Co-Host? Rumors are swirling that the anchor is interested in joining Kelly Ripa on the morning news show. The rumor mill is swirling...
"18.02.2017 22:00:50" essence.com It's Been 18 Years Since A Black Hip-Hop Artist Won A "Best New Artist" Grammy These two talented artists have something major in common! From Lauryn Hill to Chance The Rapper!
"18.02.2017 22:00:49" essence.com See the Intricate Details Behind Beyonce's Fabulous Grammy Outfits We're still in awe after witnessing Beyonce's stellar performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Intricate ensembles and jaw-dropping outfits!
"18.02.2017 21:20:07" essence.com Amber Rose Sticks By Her BFF Blac Chyna Following Split From Val Chmerkovskiy Amber Rose seems to want to stay close to home after breaking up with her boyfriend. Nothing like the support of your BFF after a breakup!
"18.02.2017 21:02:12" essence.com Eric Holder Believes Trump's Relations With Russia Could Be A Historic Scandal The former attorney general is calling for a thorough investigation of everyone in the current administration. "I think we have the makings of potentially a scandal, the likes of which we have not seen for many years."
"18.02.2017 20:40:08" essence.com Kanye West Suffering From Post-Hospitalization Memory Loss On the journey to recovery, the rapper is working through challenges Kanye still isn't in the clear.
"18.02.2017 20:20:06" essence.com Did Carlos Santana Really Say Beyoncé Is 'Not A Singer?' The guitarist believes Adele won at the Grammys over Beyoncé because of vocal prowess. He swiftly posted a message to clarify his comments.
"18.02.2017 19:40:08" essence.com Melania Trump Plans to Preserve Michelle Obama's Vegetable Garden Michelle Obama had hoped the garden would be maintained by future administrations. Specifically the First Lady's Kitchen Garden and the Rose Garden.
"18.02.2017 19:20:26" essence.com This 19-Year-Old Spelman Student Has Qualified To Run For Office In Georgia She's now the youngest to ever be eligible in the state. Can you say #BlackGirlMagic? HERstory has been made!
"18.02.2017 19:00:34" essence.com HBCU Presidents Are Not Happy With BET's 'The Quad' Hampton University's president called the new HBCU-focused show "more analogous to a disgruntled adolescent." He sent the three-page letter to BET's Debra Lee!
"18.02.2017 18:55:32" essence.com Zoë Saldana Welcomes Third Child — Find Out His Unique Name Congrats are in order. Her twin sons, Cy Aridio and Bowie Ezio, turn 3-years-old in November.
"18.02.2017 18:40:08" essence.com Babies, Drama And Scandals: 'Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta' Releases Season Six Trailer Breakups, make-ups and an infidelity scandal that will shock everyone. We've already started clutching our pearls! Are you ready?
"18.02.2017 18:00:39" essence.com On Centering Whiteness: The Real Problem With Adele's Grammy Dedication To Beyoncé Though many applaud the British superstar for dedicating her award to Beyonce, the symbolic gesture does nothing to address the real issue of racism at the Grammys, or the historic problem of Black women standing on the sidelines while others take credit Her gesture does nothing to address the issue of racism at the Grammys.
"18.02.2017 17:40:14" essence.com Halle Berry Shares A Throwback Photo From Her Pageant Days That Proves She Doesn't Age The former Miss USA runner-up has barely aged a day. She's STILL got it!
"18.02.2017 17:40:08" essence.com Flights Start at Just $20 With the Latest Round of Fantastic Airfare Sales Check out these cheap winter escapes in peak season. The airlines are at it again...who's ready for a quick trip?
"18.02.2017 17:30:40" essence.com This Chicken And Dumplings Recipe Is All The Comfort Food You Need Tonight ESSENCE's chicken and dumplings recipe is something warm for the soul. The perfect addition to your dinner menu!
"18.02.2017 17:27:24" essence.com Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Are Coming to the New Live-Action Lion King One will play Simba, the other Mufasa. We're here for this!
"18.02.2017 17:20:05" essence.com Kellyanne Conway No Longer Welcome On MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Kellyanne Conway is no longer welcome to appear on MSNBC's Morning Joe. They no longer consider her "credible".
"18.02.2017 17:18:26" essence.com A Defamation Case Against Bill Cosby Filed By One Of His Accusers Was Dismissed Katherine McKee claims the comedian raped her in 1974 and filed a defamation lawsuit against him in 2015. A federal judge in Massachusetts has dismissed the case.
"18.02.2017 16:40:05" essence.com The Secret Weapon To Taraji P. Henson's Sleek Peek-A-Boo Bob Is Only $6 Hairstylist Tymothe Wallace is the man behind Taraji's Grammy Awards look. Taraji's "mane" man, Tymothe Wallace, let us in on how to keep it in all in order.
"18.02.2017 16:20:11" essence.com First Lady Foodie: Michelle Obama Is Making An Appearance On MasterChef Junior Mrs. Obama will be judging the mini-chefs. We're setting our DVRs ASAP...you should too!
"18.02.2017 16:01:23" essence.com Giving In Silence: For Decades, Little Caesars Pizza Founder Paid Rosa Parks' Rent Paying Rosa Parks' rent was one the entrepreneur's many generous actions. He died last week at the age of 87. Kudos to Michael "Mike" Ilitch for this generous act.
"18.02.2017 15:20:09" essence.com Amine and Michaela Mixed Cultures to Create Wedding Magic In Nashville Merging two cultural celebrations on your wedding day can be tricky, but this couple pulled it off beautifully! Their celebration of love is so unique! #BridalBliss
"18.02.2017 14:40:06" essence.com This Is The Best-Selling Concealer On Sephora.com Why test hundreds of formulas when the reviewers have done the work for you? Wrack up, ladies!
"18.02.2017 14:01:11" essence.com New Anti-Smoking Ad Starring Amanda Seales Highlights How Tobacco Companies Exploit Black Communities Seales teamed up with Truth to debut ads revealing shocking new statistics. She discusses how Blacks, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness are being targeted.
"18.02.2017 13:20:07" essence.com 16 Badass Black Women Slaying In Shaved Hairstyles Short hair, don't care! Who says you need a full head of hair to slay?
"18.02.2017 04:33:08" essence.com Faith And Family Helped Tonya Brigham Become A Queen In The 'Smoothie King' Empire Just when she thought she had life figured out, God had other plans. Her course would lead her to owning one of the top "Smoothie King" franchise stores in her region. Her story is a true testimony.
"18.02.2017 04:03:10" essence.com How One Black Stylist Is Fighting For His Place In The Fashion World “As a Black man, for better or for worse, people develop an idea of how I dress before they ever meet me." Get familiar with this Black stylist.
"18.02.2017 03:48:08" essence.com Americans Are Still Stressed About the Election Republicans and Democrats are expressing stress over the future of the nation. Do you fall under this category too?
"18.02.2017 03:33:22" essence.com Working More Than 39 Hours a Week Could Hurt Your Health You should only work a maximum of 39 hours a week or else risk your health, according to a new study. Workaholics, please take note!
"18.02.2017 03:03:12" essence.com Watch The Teaser For HBO's Highly Anticipated 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Starring Oprah Winfrey, the film explores the real life story of Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman whose cells led to incredible medical breakthroughs, and her daughter's search for the truth. The teaser is finally here!
"18.02.2017 02:48:08" essence.com The Compact: 5 Bits of Beauty We're Obsessed With This Month Five fresh picks we're obsessed with this month. Your new faves!
"18.02.2017 02:33:06" essence.com This Beauty Brand Just Called Out Trump Supporters In A Major Way British beauty brand Illamasqua has vowed to never knowingly sell their products to its supporters. Illamasqua is playing no games.
"18.02.2017 02:03:08" essence.com Follow Alert: This Instagram Page Is Full Of Technicolor Hair Inspo Kiera's vibrant selfies are life-giving and motivation to grab a box of dye. Literally every bold hair color you can think of!
"18.02.2017 01:48:07" essence.com Elle Varner Talks Winning A Grammy With Chance The Rapper, New Music & More From winning her first Grammy Award, to performing new music at ESSENCE Festival, to her first time meeting Prince, we've got the inside scoop on all things Elle Varner! This Essence Festival performer is heating things up this year!
"18.02.2017 01:33:10" essence.com Gabrielle Union To Host ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi, Aja Naomi King and Janelle Monaé will be honored. The countdown is on!
"18.02.2017 01:03:08" essence.com 'Underground' Star Amirah Vann Talks Reviving & Empowering The Historical Slave Narrative A fresh generation of performers has hit our screens—and we're completely obsessed with them! Get to know this rising star!
"18.02.2017 00:48:05" essence.com Everything You Need to Know About The New #BankBlack Movement Why banking in our own community may offer better financial advantages and outcomes. This movement has opened the door to more financial gains for us.
"18.02.2017 00:33:05" essence.com 15 Things Every Woman Needs In Her House Before Age 30 Adulting is hard, but not optional. Here's your shopping guide! Yup, it's time to start adulting.
"18.02.2017 00:08:06" essence.com The Hit List! These Hot Trends Will Get You Ready for Spring Score with these micro trends. Spring is officially upon us!
"17.02.2017 23:52:06" essence.com Congress Considers Banning the Use of Food Stamps to Buy Junk Food Congress members are weighing in on what foods should be purchased with food stamps. Should people be able to use food stamps to buy candy and soda?
"17.02.2017 23:33:08" essence.com Mama Tina And Beyoncé Have A Message For The Haters The ladies flashed the middle finger right after the 59th Annual Grammys. #BoyBye
"17.02.2017 23:03:09" essence.com 5 Things to Know About Yeezy Season 5 Model Halima Aden The 19-year-old Muslim model is set to take over the fashion world. This 19-year-old is taking the fashion world by storm.
"17.02.2017 23:03:08" essence.com 10 Signs Your Sex Life Is In Shambles If one of these statements ring all too true, it's time to restart your mojo. #7 is major.
"17.02.2017 22:37:07" essence.com The Women Who Became Hair Icons During The Harlem Renaissance This Black History Month, we're paying homage to the women who began their careers and became hair icons during this era. From Josephine Baker to Hazel Scott and Ethel Waters .
"17.02.2017 22:07:09" essence.com Let Drew Vision's Romantic 'Without You' Carry You Into The Weekend Sun, sand, and love...what's not to like about the singer's new video? This is the perfect soundtrack to any romantic evening.
"17.02.2017 21:52:07" essence.com Gilbert Arenas Thinks Women Over 34 Should Not Attend NBA All-Star Weekend The 35-year-old former professional basketball player thinks there should be a cut-off on fun. Do you agree with Arenas?
"17.02.2017 21:37:06" essence.com Love And Regrets With Elise Neal And Brian White, Stars Of The New Comedy 'No Regrets' The co-stars of the new romantic comedy reveal what they've learned about love and letting go. "I'm a believer in things happening for a reason. God doesn't make mistakes..."
"17.02.2017 21:07:37" essence.com Laverne Cox Talks 'Doubt,' Dishes On Which 'OITNB' Character She'd Defend In Court Doubt star Laverne Cox dropped in to speak with ESSENCE about her new CBS drama, in which she makes history as the first transgender series regular played by a transgender actress on broadcast televsion, and reveals which of Orange Is The New Black's Laverne is making history!
"17.02.2017 21:01:31" essence.com The Woman Behind The #HurtBae Video On Life After Being Cheated On In an exclusive interview with ESSENCE, viral video star Kourtney Jorge opens up. She revealed the lessons she's learned and how she's moved on.
"17.02.2017 20:48:13" essence.com American Black Film Festival To Honor 'Love Jones' Cast On The Film's 20th Anniversary Nia Long, Larenz Tate, and Isaiah Washington will reunite for the film festival. Can you believe it's been 20 years!? So excited for this reunion.
"17.02.2017 20:33:08" essence.com 7 'Alternative Facts' From The Trump Administration Here are seven notoriously false statements made by President Donald Trump and his camp. The lies have been flowing in.
"17.02.2017 20:03:15" essence.com Kehlani On Reality Shows: 'We're Making A Mockery Of Ourselves' In an interview with ESSENCE Live, Kehlani shares why she would never be in a reality TV show, saying she believes it just makes people look bad. Do you agree with her? Check out the exclusive above. Do you agree with Kehlani on this?
"17.02.2017 19:48:38" essence.com A New Communications Strategist Is Coming To The White House Looks like Sean Spicer is going to catch a break. The same guy who worked with Republicans to stop Trump from gaining the presidency.
"17.02.2017 19:33:12" essence.com Trump's Deep-Seated Minority Problem Is Evident In His Response To April Ryan's CBC Question In a span of 24 hours, the Commander-in-Chief revealed his ignorance and defiance against both the CBC and the CHC. President Trump has a minority problem. We all know it.
"17.02.2017 19:18:10" essence.com Viola Davis Talks To Jimmy Kimmel About Her Teary, Snotty Crying In 'Fences' Yes, it was really her snot and not some movie magic. Conclusion: This woman is an amazing actress!
"17.02.2017 19:03:08" essence.com Philando Castile Case Will Go To Trial, Judge Rules A Minnesota judge declared this week that it's “fair and reasonable” to go to trial. The officer still plans to plead not guilty to manslaughter and other counts in the shooting.
"17.02.2017 18:48:12" essence.com Oprah Winfrey Gushes Over ESSENCE Cover Star Ava DuVernay Winfrey revealed that working with DuVernay “feels like home." 'She reminds me of myself!'
"17.02.2017 18:33:32" essence.com Kandi Burruss Wins #TBT With Tupac Throwback The epic photo is a '90s gem. Talk about a flashback!
"17.02.2017 18:18:10" essence.com Donald Trump Denies 'Ranting and Raving' In Extraordinary Press Conference “This Administration is running like a fine-tuned machine,” he boasted Such a mess. What did you think of the press conference?
"17.02.2017 18:15:22" The #BlackGirlMagic is Real with Claire Soares Up In The Air Life Staff Member, Ruth Hickman, celebrates the entrepreneurial drive of Founder, Claire Soares, in the latest installment of our #BlackGirlMagic series. #CelebrateTheDrive #BlackHistoryMonth
"17.02.2017 18:03:57" essence.com Laverne Cox Dishes on the Scorching Hot Dress She Wore to the Grammys The actress gives all of the details behind her show-stopping dress! She lit the red carpet on fire!
"17.02.2017 17:33:21" essence.com President Trump Said His Win Was The 'Biggest Since Reagan.' It Wasn't Here are the facts. Popularity Over Everything?
"17.02.2017 16:37:08" essence.com Ask Dr. Sherry: 'My BF Traded Sexual Messages With Another Woman While I Was Pregnant But I Still Love Him' Will Dr. Sherry give this woman the advice she needs to stand in her truth? She's too in love to leave. Was Dr. Sherry's advice on point?
"17.02.2017 16:07:09" essence.com Read President Trump's Most Trumpy Comments From That Press Conference “The leaks are absolutely real. The news is fake because so much of the news is fake.” We've been scratching our heads since watching...
"17.02.2017 16:00:08" Self-care Should Always Be a Priority. Here's How You Get It D... Self-care should always be a priority whether you're supermom or a power business woman. We're live with Yogi and Founder of BoHo Yogo, Tabitha Holbert, who is giving us some much needed tips on how to practice self care throughout any busy day.
"17.02.2017 15:48:12" essence.com Laverne Cox: Beyoncé Helped Me Come Into My Womanhood It's no surprise that Laverne Cox is a part of the Beyhive. The 'Orange is the New Black' star — who famously killed it on the stage to Destiny's Child's 'Lose My Breath' in Lip Sync Battle — stopped by ESSENCE to talk about the Grammys and all things Laverne Cox is definitely a part of the Beyhive.
"17.02.2017 15:33:07" essence.com 11 Ways To Be Intimate Without Having Sex You don't have to be between the sheets to share intimacy with your partner. Doing anything on this list together will bring you closer. Everything doesn't have to be about sex.
"17.02.2017 15:03:10" essence.com 9 Ways to Change Your Dating Outcomes This Year Being Mary Jane's leading lady's past dating struggles often mirror our own. Here's how to start fresh and find new love. It's not too late to start this year off right in the love dept.
"17.02.2017 14:48:06" essence.com What's Hilary Banks Up To? Karyn Parsons Is Celebrating Unsung Black Heroes Parsons created Sweet Blackberry, a series of animated films about unsung Black heroes. Tatyana Ali is also a member of the advisory board. This is so dope!
"17.02.2017 14:33:12" essence.com Black Female Athletes over 30 that are killing it! There's many Black women who have been dominated in various sports that are over the age of 30. Learn more about these dynamic women! 30+ and dominating the sports world!
"17.02.2017 14:03:06" essence.com How to Use Your Senses More to Have Better Sex Make the moment count with these simple tricks. Take notes!
"17.02.2017 13:33:09" essence.com How Fat Shaming Can Actually Make People Sick The cruel comments and mocking behavior can take a real physical toll, researchers say. It's a sad but true fact.
"17.02.2017 13:03:07" essence.com Proof That Septum Piercings Are The Ultimate Beauty Accessory Are you itching to take the piercing plunge? Get inspired by these Black beauties!
"17.02.2017 04:33:13" essence.com 9 Times We Wanted To Copy Issa Rae's Quirky Style ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood honoree Issa Rae has had a knockout year. With the huge success of her HBO series, Insecure, Rae is definitely making serious waves. See all of the times she taught us a welcome lesson in true stand-out style. The star is killing it with her fun, quirky fashion!
"17.02.2017 04:03:07" essence.com Victoria's Secret Model Grace Mahary Is Determined To Light Homes in Africa...One House At A Time The model is bringing light and love to the continent. The work she's doing is SO necessary.
"17.02.2017 03:48:09" essence.com This Is The Exact Temperature Your Shower Water Should Be There are two kinds of people: people who love scorching hot showers and people who believe ice cold water is the key to revival. If you didn't know... now you know.
"17.02.2017 03:33:13" essence.com This Week In Celeb Instagrams: 16 Pictures Of Stars Resisting A Donald Trump Presidency It's only been a week since the inauguration, and it's been a trying one. But women, allies across the country and the world made their voices heard last week, with celebrities joining millions as they marched in solidarity and sisterhood. Check out some These celebs are making sure we hear them loud and clear.
"17.02.2017 03:03:08" essence.com From The Dakota Access Pipeline To Flint, There's A War On America's Water Not only in Flint and North Dakota, but also Newark and Baltimore and many universities, high schools and even elementary schools that are dealing with high levels of lead in their pipes. A Black and Native American activist, pens a moving letter to America about the government's war on our water.
"17.02.2017 02:48:09" essence.com Every Beautiful Black Model on the Runway at New York Fashion Week New York Fashion Week is back in full effect and we're keeping our eyes peeled for all of the gorgeous brown faces gracing the runway this season. Behold, every beautiful Black model on the runway for fashion's biggest week. The melanin was overflowing at NYFW!
"17.02.2017 02:33:04" essence.com The 7 Wokest Moments of New York Fashion Week These designers used fashion to make fearless political and social statements on the runway. Designers held nothing back.
"17.02.2017 02:03:11" essence.com This $9 Brush Takes The Pain Out Of Detangling Wet Hair Meet the Wet Brush, the affordable styling tool that will make your after-shower routine go much smoother. This is about to change everything!
"17.02.2017 01:48:03" essence.com Model Selena Forrest Is Here To Remind You That Curly Hair Matters It's 2017 and there still aren't enough Black hairstylists behind the runway. Go off, Selena!!
"17.02.2017 01:33:26" essence.com 6 Ways Your Relationship Is Good for Your Health Coupling up can make you happier and healthier—science says so. Everything from stronger bones to a healthier heart. Seriously!
"17.02.2017 01:03:06" essence.com Did Adele Catch Unnecessary Heat For 'Black Friends' Comment In Grammy Speech? On this segment of ESSENCE Live, we discuss the response to Adele's "Black friends" comment made during her Grammys acceptance speech. Are people just making a big deal out of nothing?
"17.02.2017 00:48:08" essence.com Front Row Divas: Celebs Taking New York Fashion Week By Storm The next best thing to actually being at New York Fashion Week is getting to live vicariously through the ultimate style stars. Check out all the chic 2017 fashion week moments served by your fave trendsetting celebs. You know we're living vicariously through them!
"17.02.2017 00:33:09" essence.com This Is The Problem With Comparing Betsy DeVos To Ruby Bridges The cartoonist doesn't even see that to compare a Black child's burden to an adult, well-off White woman's issue is to deny not only her full humanity, but the fact that she is a child. McCoy has spent too long living in his bubble to see how asinine it They REALLY tried it with this comparison, smh.
"17.02.2017 00:04:05" essence.com Beyonce, Solange and Kelly Rowland's Post-Grammys Celebration Was Lit Beyonce, Solange and Kelly Rowland had no worries post Grammys! Complete with wardrobe changes, the trio partied alongside their husbands and other family friends in their own fabulous world. Take a look inside their stylish extravaganza! This was definitely a night to remember. #LIT
"16.02.2017 23:48:07" essence.com Mack Wilds On Adele's Grammys Speech: 'It's Hard for Her to Tell a Lie' In an interview with ESSENCE Live, Mack Wilds — who played lead in the video for hit single "Hello" — dishes on Adele's speech to Beyoncé', the 'Black friends' comment and her sincerity. "It's hard for her to tell a lie," the actor said. In fact, he He believes in what she represents for music and for #theculture.
"16.02.2017 23:33:06" essence.com Black Beauty History: Marsha Hunt, Renaissance Woman Of The '60s She made history as the first Black woman to cover England's high fashion glossy, Queen, and appeared on the cover of British Vogue in 1969. Marsha Hunt was another level of ferocity.
"16.02.2017 23:13:07" essence.com Could You Imagine 'A Day Without A Woman?' Instead of marching, they're urging women to strike for economic impact. Get ready. The Women's March Organizers are about to make it happen.
"16.02.2017 22:49:07" essence.com 7 Secrets to Saying No (And Not Feeling Guilty About It) The goal is to convey two things: I can't accommodate that request and I still value this relationship. These seven tips will help you master a good no. You'll feel so much better once you get used to saying NO.
"16.02.2017 22:33:06" essence.com The Always Adorable McClure Twins Make Their Fashion Week Debut Can this duo get any cuter? These twin sisters couldn't be more adorable!
"16.02.2017 22:03:24" essence.com Venus Williams Describes Her Workout Routine and Eating Habits The tennis pro is sharing the keys to her success! *Pulls out pen and paper*
"16.02.2017 21:50:06" essence.com Ebonee Davis Delivers A Must-See TED Talk On Being Black In The Fashion Industry "I had white agents with no knowledge of Black hair care, run their fingers through my hair and tell me things like, 'We already have a girl with your look.'" "I did my research and almost every agency had no more than four or five Black girls on their board. The odds were against me, but I was determined."
"16.02.2017 21:33:05" essence.com New York's Attorney General Warns Immigrants About ICE Scammers Individuals are posing as Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers to defraud immigrants. These scammers threaten immigrants into thinking they'll deport them, smh.
"16.02.2017 21:03:05" essence.com Babies, Drama And Scandals: 'Love And Hip Hop: Atlanta' Releases Season Six Trailer Breakups, make-ups and an infidelity scandal that will shock everyone. We've already started clutching our pearls.
"16.02.2017 20:48:07" essence.com Eric Holder Believes Trump's Relations With Russia Could Be A Historic Scandal The former attorney general is calling for a thorough investigation of everyone in the current administration. "I think we have the makings of potentially a scandal, the likes of which we have not seen for many years."
"16.02.2017 20:42:59" Mahershala Ali Has Been Taking Hollywood By Storm Happy Birthday to the talented (and handsome) Mahershala Ali! http://trib.al/4tadyZD
"16.02.2017 20:42:45" Essence's cover photo
"16.02.2017 20:33:07" essence.com Black Twitter Is Really Really Angry At This Guy For Cheating On His Girlfriend The video sent the timeline into a frenzy. We're still trying to recover from this.
"16.02.2017 19:45:21" essence.com This New App Is Going To Be The Facebook Of Black Hair Created by Esther Olatunde, Priscilla Hazel, and Cassandra Sarfo, this new app eliminates the need to stop a fellow queen on the street and ask where she got her hair done. Meet Tress!
"16.02.2017 19:15:19" essence.com Teyonah Parris Shares The Do's & Don'ts Of Dating A Naturalista In Hilarious Video The Dark & Lovely Brand Ambassador makes her debut in the #ThatsMyCurl video series. She's spelling out all the rules if you're dating a woman with natural hair...take notes!
"16.02.2017 18:40:07" essence.com Chance The Rapper Isn't Here For Trump's Comments On Chicago The rapper said it "sounds like he was announcin' he was going to war with Chicago.” Trump has tweeted about the city of Chicago a number of times!
"16.02.2017 18:20:05" essence.com Kellyanne Conway No Longer Welcome On MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Kellyanne Conway is no longer welcome to appear on MSNBC's Morning Joe. They no longer consider her "credible".
"16.02.2017 17:45:18" essence.com This Cartoonist Dared To Compare Education Secy. Betsy DeVos to Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges Their circumstances and experiences have nothing in common. Simply distasteful!
"16.02.2017 17:15:09" essence.com Top Trump Advisor Stephen Bannon Denounces Claims of Friction in West Wing Fighting back against reports of division. They are trying to display a united front...
"16.02.2017 16:45:18" essence.com The Best Workout Leggings from the Nordstrom Sale Get moving in these cute and discounted picks! Fresh workout gear equals major #fitspo.
"16.02.2017 16:06:10" essence.com Andrew Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has declined to comment on possible replacements. He abruptly withdrew his nomination after it became clear that Senate Republicans would not support his bid.
"16.02.2017 15:48:07" essence.com 8 Bra Brands Every Busty Woman Should Know Every big busted woman knows the headache of shopping for a good bra. Make your girls feel good...really good!
"16.02.2017 15:33:11" essence.com 15 Celebrity Dads Who Are All About Being a Family Man They make being a family man look damn good!
"16.02.2017 15:18:05" essence.com 16 Things He'll Do If He's Madly In Love with You When you have his heart, you know. Is your man showing you love?
"16.02.2017 15:03:06" essence.com This Sexy Black Owned Lingerie Line Designed Just For Your Skin Tones Baby, it's cold outside and this lingerie line is sure to warm things up between the sheets. Finally, the right kind of "nude"!
"16.02.2017 14:48:10" essence.com This Hairstylist's Mindblowing Looks Are A Tribute To African Culture And they are seriously beyond amazing! We could tell you but it's best if you take a look yourself!
"16.02.2017 14:18:12" essence.com These Expensive-Looking Amazon Beauty Products Are Actually Affordable Don't be fooled by the packaging! You read right. They're all budget-friendly!
"16.02.2017 14:03:09" essence.com Can You Guess Which State Has The Largest Engagement Rings We'll give you a hint, west coast brides like really big rings! "If he liked it then he should've put a ring on it!"
"16.02.2017 13:33:10" essence.com The Best Accessories That'll Motivate You to Get Running Get back in the groove with these must-have accessories. Let technology improve your routine!
"16.02.2017 13:03:12" essence.com These Skin Brighteners Will Give You A Summer Glow In The Dead Of Winter Not to be confused with lightening, which is completely different. It's time to glow up, ladies!
"16.02.2017 04:48:04" essence.com Is Kelly Rowland Thinking About Producing A 'Destiny's Child' Biopic? With the success of BET's 'The New Edition Story', we ask Kelly Rowland if she would ever consider a similar tell-all about Destiny's Child? Watch what she had to say about a potential Destiny's Child biopic.
"16.02.2017 04:18:06" essence.com Can A Cold Shower Really Benefit Your Hair, Skin and Metabolism? Cold showers are said to boost metabolism and even deliver beauty perks. But are the benefits for real? We asked doctors to weigh in. This one might surprise you.