Essence magazine

Essence Ventures, LLC, has kicked off 2018 by securing a major bag and giving Essence magazine control of its brand. There is power in the purse! Black women have reclaimed 100 percent control of Essence as Essence Ventures, LLC, announced today that it bought the magazine from Time Inc. The magazine’s president, Michelle Ebanks, is […]

In their newest issue, Essence Magazine is celebrating the sistas of the resistance—and it’s seriously amazing! https://www.instagram.com/p/BS84lqsAa1G/?taken-by=essence&hl=en Rocking “Stay Woke” tee-shirts, this is one powerful array of women: writer/producer Shonda Rhimes, MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid, Women’s March co-chairs Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez. In addition, our favorite political commentator Angela Rye, Circle of Mothers […]

"Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes, MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid, political commentator Angela Rye, and Circle of Mothers founder Sybrina Fulton all made the list.

As if Ava DuVernay wasn’t already #BlackGirlMagic goals, she is now taking her brilliance to the cover of Essence magazine. As the March 2017 cover girl, she is the face of the magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood issue. Naturally she looks gorgeous, but she also gives an in-depth interview on a variety of topics, including […]

Just in time for the release of "Hidden Figures," the film's stars are absolutely stunning on the magazine's February 2017 cover.

The Birth Of A Nation actress gets real about being a rape survivor and raising Black boys.

Whether you’re a fan of her Emmy-winning role on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, inspired by her dazzling red carpet style or enamored by her all-around awesomeness, chances are Uzo Aduba is on your radar in some form or fashion and she isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The actress is the […]

The Oakland beauty posed for Essence Magazine in Brazil and was very vocal about social justice for all and honoring the lives of those lost to police brutality.

It’s always a welcoming feeling when black women are showcased for the natural beauty that they possess, especially when our vast color spectrum is placed front and center for the world to see. That is exactly what The Colored Girl Project does and the results of black female beauty are stunning.   You can look […]

From a very public breakup with Future to now living the dream with beau-to-be, Russell Wilson, Ciara talks faith, marriage, and affirming ones life.

Approximately 100 “Dreamers” selected from thousands of applicants across the country for ninth-annual career and mentoring event taking place in March Approximately 100 students from…