• YouTube Couple Jamie and Nikki Perkins Are Separating By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    YOUTUBE COUPLE JAMIE AND NIKKI PERKINS ARE SEPARATING

    One of the internet's favorite married couples is calling it quits. In response to public speculation about the status of their relationship,...

    Style
  • Jhené Aiko Is The Global Face Of Kat Von D Beauty's True Portrait Foundation By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    JHENÉ AIKO IS THE GLOBAL FACE OF KAT VON D BEAUTY'S TRUE PORTRAIT FOUNDATION

    Jhené Aiko has the face of an angel, and from it comes the most angelic voice we've ever heard. With radiant skin that glow's like...

    Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    SHOPBOP'S DESIGNER SHOE SALE IS WHAT WE'VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR

    We've got a question for you, ladies. What is your fall shoe collection looking like? If you could use a little refresh, what's better...

    Style, Shopping, Shoes, Look, Collection, Design, Fashion
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    TRENDY GIFTS FOR THE COLLEGE STUDENT GOING BACK TO SCHOOL

    School is now in session and while it seems like summer came and went, that's because it did. While some colleges started the madness...

    Shopping
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    WITH HEALHAUS ELISA SHANKLE AND DARIAN HALL TAP INTO AN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITY

    For the ESSENCE Best & Black Owned series , Work & Money Editor Marquita K. Harris and her team learn about the ups, downs, and in-betweens...

    People, Men
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    WOMAN ACCUSED OF BURNING DOWN MAN'S HOUSE AFTER HE FELL ASLEEP BEFORE HOOKUP

    A New Jersey woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly set a man's home on fire after he invited her over for a booty call,...

  • A Recap Of The Popeyes vs Chic-Fil-A vs Wendy's vs Everybody Chicken Sandwich Battle By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    A RECAP OF THE POPEYES VS CHIC-FIL-A VS WENDY'S VS EVERYBODY CHICKEN SANDWICH BATTLE

    What's beef to a chicken sandwich? Apparently a lot when it comes to who's sandwich takes the top spot. So much so that some of your...

  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    TIA MOWRY-HARDRICT AND CORY HARDRICT GIVE US THE CUTEST MATCHING FAMILY MOMENTS

    Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Cory Hardrict are busy parents juggling career, family and business ventures. But somehow, they always seem...

    Wedding, Style, Fashion, Look, Beauty
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    JEMELE HILL SHARES HER FRUSTRATIONS WITH NON-BLACK HAIR STYLISTS & MAKEUP ARTISTS WHO CAN'T ‘DO' BLACK PEOPLE

    Welcome to The Black Affect, a digital storytelling experience where celebrities share a moment they've been made aware of their own...

    People
  • A ‘Soul Train' Musical Is Coming To Broadway And Questlove Is Lending His Magic By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    A ‘SOUL TRAIN' MUSICAL IS COMING TO BROADWAY AND QUESTLOVE IS LENDING HIS MAGIC

    A bit of love, peace and soul will be making its way to Broadway come 2021. The “Soul Train” has officially found it's conductor in...

  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    ACTRESS LANDS ROLE IN TYLER PERRY SERIES AFTER PAYING FOR HER OWN BILLBOARD TO GET HIS ATTENTION

    The actress who caught Tyler Perry's attention with a massive billboard has been cast in Perry's upcoming BET series Sistas . Racquel...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    PLANNED PARENTHOOD LEAVES FEDERAL FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM OVER ABORTION RESTRICTIONS

    Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it will be pulling out of the Title X program which provides funding for family planning...

    Women
  • Tilane Jones Named President Of Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Production Company By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    TILANE JONES NAMED PRESIDENT OF AVA DUVERNAY'S ARRAY PRODUCTION COMPANY

    ARRAY Founder Ava DuVernay has announced the appointment of the film collective's new president: Tilane Jones. Jones has risen through...

    Collection
  • Eva Marcille Explains Why She Changed Her Daughter Marley Rae's Last Name By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    EVA MARCILLE EXPLAINS WHY SHE CHANGED HER DAUGHTER MARLEY RAE'S LAST NAME

    Real Housewives Of Atlanta star Eva Marcille has always been vocal about her journey with parenthood while applauding her husband Michael...

    Star
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    BIG SEAN GIFTS $100K RECORDING STUDIO TO DETROIT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

    Big Sean continues to give back to his community, this time donating a $100,000 recording studio to a Detroit boys and girls club. The...

  • For Black Women Navigating Corporate Careers, This Book Is A Must-Read By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    FOR BLACK WOMEN NAVIGATING CORPORATE CAREERS, THIS BOOK IS A MUST-READ

    For Black women, working in corporate America presents its own unique challenges on a daily basis. From questions about our changing...

    Women
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    ENIKO AND KEVIN HART CELEBRATE LIFE AND LOVE IN ST. LUCIA

    We all know life is worth celebrating every chance you get, but special occasions give us a reason to show up and show out. Actor Kevin...

    Wedding, Luxury
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    SEPHORA HOSTS COLOR UP CLOSE PANEL ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN BEAUTY

    Watching a panel of Black beauty bosses discuss diversity in the industry is an example of how Black women hold so much more power...

    Women, Watches, Cosmetic, Beauty
  • Saweetie Previews Her Pretty Little Thing Collab By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    SAWEETIE PREVIEWS HER PRETTY LITTLE THING COLLAB

    While it has been deemed a Hot Girl Summer , Saweetie has been having a little fun this season with her hit record, “My Type.” However,...

    Style, Design, Collection
  • By Essence   -   Aug 20, 2019

    BLACK TRAVEL VIBES: GET INTO THE SKY HIGH VIEWS OF SINGAPORE

    Secret gardens, multicultural cuisine, and futuristic vibes are only some of the reasons why Singapore has long been a hotspot amongst...

    People