Essence magazine

In their newest issue, Essence Magazine is celebrating the sistas of the resistance—and it’s seriously amazing! 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 […]

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 […]

It’s the picture-perfect ending to a historic run. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama grace the cover Essence magazine’s October issue, and it’s the stuff Black fairy tales are made of. Michelle’s hand lay softly on Barack’s chest while he cradles the bend of her back. They’re happily smiling, happily in love. In an exclusive interview […]

Ciara is delighted by living in the moment, having accomplished things she remembers dreaming of as teenager: Becoming a world famous singer, selling millions of…

Polling results from 2008 and 2012 presidential elections show that Black women comprise the most powerful voting block in America.

Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” take a look at March magazine covers featuring African Americans. In this inaugural edition of “NewsOne Now’s” new segment, we…

GOP leaders have vowed to continue to challenge President Barack Obama on several issues. On Wednesday, The White House issued more vetoes against top-priority legislation…

Essence magazine fashion director, Ellianna Placas, who was on board for two years, has been let go from her duties, reports the New York Post. The hiring of the white editor back in 2010 caused quite a stir for the magazine because many resented that a black woman was not placed at the helm of its […]

Kerry Washington covers Essence magazine’s latest issue. She looks gorgeous wearing a white satin dress that shows off all her curves and oversized jewels around her neck and middle finger, but we wished she would have cracked a smile! Inside, she talks being Black in Hollywood and her childhood with fellow star Jennifer Lopez. On […]

Essence magazine features Amar’e Stoudemire and 3 other sexy, single Black athletes in it’s latest August 2011 issue. Inside, Amar’e speaks on his biggest passion, clothing line and how he gives back to the community, as other athletes James Ihedigbo, Curtis Granderson and Kerron Clement pose for the camera, as well. On how he gives […]

Wendy Williams is twice covering the latest issue of Essence magazine (May 2011). Her double covers mark the magazine’s first-ever “Girlfriends” issue, which celebrates the unbreakable bond of female friendships. Inside, she dishes about friendship, family and the driving force behind the her appeal, saying “I know I make some people cringe. But I also […]

Regina King covers the February issue of Essence Magazine. The “Hollywood Go-To Girl” shows off those infamous arms and talks about her boyfriend Malcolm Jamal Warner. “Malcolm and I have a lot in common… we’ve both been child actors and were also blessed to be raised by incredible mothers who instilled good values in us. […]