Essence

ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).

Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers”…

Goodness gracious, would you just look at them?! Essence’s May cover features all of our faves at once: Issa Rae, Shonda Rhimes, Mara Brock Akil,…

Tatsha Robertson, 48, was the only Black senior editor People magazine has ever had. Following her being laid off in May, Robertson filed a lawsuit claiming she was…

Roland Martin talked with “Essence” Editor-in-Chief Vanessa K. Bush about challenges of being the voice of Black women. Bush also discusses how important African American women’s voices are in…

  After she officially kicked off the 2014 Essence Festival in New Orleans, The Ride”caught up with the President of Essence Magazine, Michelle Ebanks. Listen to the exclusive:

Essence magazine recently conducted a study where they had 1,200 Black women keep a visual journal of any instance of a well-balanced Black woman in…

New Orleans was the place to be this weekend as the city hosted Essence’s epic music festival. Beyonce, Solange, Brandy, LL Cool J, Tamia, Janelle…