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 […]

Vanessa Williams is no stranger to gracing magazines covers with her stunning beauty, after all she has been in the business for over 30 years and still looks as beautiful as she did when she won Miss America back in 1983. However her latest magazine cover courtesy of Essence magazine is likely a little bit […]

Oprah Winfrey is the kind of person that you feel like you can bare your soul to and share your secrets, dreams, hopes and fears with, luckily she is also just as open with her millions of fans around the world. One of her biggest and most personal struggles is her weight loss journey, which […]

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 […]

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 […]

The gracious and wise, ever so talented India Arie brought her “SongVersation” tour to the Taft theater last week! She read aloud inspirational quotes, sang them, and made sure the entire audience became empowered before the nights end. She shared with us her first time meeting the legendary Cicely Tyson and the message she received […]

Tia and Tamera!!!! The twins we have ALL grew up to LOVE! Appearing on the cover of Essence‘s April issue,Tamera Mowry-Housley and Tia Mowry-Hardict, 34, sizzle in brightly colored sheaths while showing off their sons in the magazine’s inside spread. “I feel sexier now, as a mother, than I ever have in my life,” Mowry-Hardict, mom to 20-month-old sonCree Taylor, says. “I’m […]

One of the NBA’s hottest couples, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union grace the February cover of Essence Magazine.  The Miami Heat star’s  relationship with the beautiful actress has been going strong for almost two years, with no signs of slowing down.  When asked if he and Union have plans to tie the knot, Wade says: […]

Special guest Constance White, news editor and chief of Essence Magazine disclosed 50characteristics that men like about women. Essence decided to pull about 100men from around the country to expose what they feel are desirable when it comes to their ideal woman. Of course Russ Parr, Supa Ken and Albert expressed their hate as Ms. […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) 2121 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 When: July 4, 1995 What: The Essence Music Festival debuted in 1995 and is now the largest festival to celebrate African-American contemporary music and culture in the United States. The three day celebration has always been held in New Orleans, […]

The latest issue of Essence magazine has everyone talking this week about how fabulous some of our favorite female artists are looking on the page inside. The magazine’s first-ever “Hair Anniversary Issue” highlights the hottest hair choices from superstars we know and love like R&B’s Monica, who takes the stunning cover with a new cropped […]

Former Video Vixen Melyssa Ford isn’t too happy with Essence Magazine and their recent Cover Story subjects.  In an interview with Vibe Magazine, she goes in on the publication for their “How To Keep Black Men Happy And Faithful” article and their decision to put Naomi Campbell on the cover of their latest issue. Right […]