• DOJ Launches Campaign To Combat Hate Crimes By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    DOJ LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO COMBAT HATE CRIMES

    Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times By Melissa Noel · Updated October 4, 2022 The Department Of Justice announced a new initiative to...

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  • By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    HERE'S WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW GABRIELLA KAREFA-JOHNSON

    By Essence · Updated October 4, 2022 The internet is a playground, and this week, we have seen celebrities utilize it to their benefit...

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  • By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? HERE ARE ALL 50 STATES 2022 MIDTERM REGISTRATION DEADLINES

    By Bry'onna Mention · Updated October 4, 2022 The 2022 midterm elections are in 35 days. Between voter suppression and misinformation...

  • Ryan Coogler Considered Leaving Hollywood After Chadwick Boseman's Passing By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    RYAN COOGLER CONSIDERED LEAVING HOLLYWOOD AFTER CHADWICK BOSEMAN'S PASSING

    By · Updated October 4, 2022 Ryan Coogler is opening up about the difficulty of creating the sequel to one of the biggest films of...

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  • The Questionable Claims Of Herschel Walker By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    THE QUESTIONABLE CLAIMS OF HERSCHEL WALKER

    Getty By Malaika Jabali · Updated October 4, 2022 The Kanye West of politics, Herschel Walker, is once again grabbing headlines for...

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  • Tia Mowry Files For Divorce From Cory Hardrict After 14 Years Of Marriage; A Timeline Of Their Relationship By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    TIA MOWRY FILES FOR DIVORCE FROM CORY HARDRICT AFTER 14 YEARS OF MARRIAGE; A TIMELINE OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP

    By Victoria Uwumarogie ·

  • Move Over Napa Valley! All The Things To See, Do And Taste In New York's Finger Lakes Wine Region By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    MOVE OVER NAPA VALLEY! ALL THE THINGS TO SEE, DO AND TASTE IN NEW YORK'S FINGER LAKES WINE REGION

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  • Fannie Mae Launches Platform Allowing Renters To Build Credit Score Through Their Payments By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    FANNIE MAE LAUNCHES PLATFORM ALLOWING RENTERS TO BUILD CREDIT SCORE THROUGH THEIR PAYMENTS

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated October 4, 2022 Only 44.1%% of Black Americans own their homes compared with 74.5% of White Americans....

  • Jay-Zs VC Firm Leads $16.5M Funding Round for Robot-Powered “Stellar Pizza” Signaling The Future Of Food By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    JAY-ZS VC FIRM LEADS $16.5M FUNDING ROUND FOR ROBOT-POWERED “STELLAR PIZZA” SIGNALING THE FUTURE OF FOOD

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated October 4, 2022 Jay-Z is quickly building a massive consumer investment portfolio and his latest move...

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  • ‘I Started This And Don't Get The Credit' Crystal Etienne Talks Being A Leader In Period Apparel, Bootstrapping A $50M+ Startup And The Importance Of Self-Validation By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    ‘I STARTED THIS AND DON'T GET THE CREDIT' CRYSTAL ETIENNE TALKS BEING A LEADER IN PERIOD APPAREL, BOOTSTRAPPING A $50M+ STARTUP AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-VALIDATION

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated October 4, 2022 Have you ever heard of Mary Kenner? If not, don't feel bad-many people wouldn't recognize...

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  • Famed Mystery Writer James Patterson Gives Millions To Howard University: “I Was Raised Up To Give Back” By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    FAMED MYSTERY WRITER JAMES PATTERSON GIVES MILLIONS TO HOWARD UNIVERSITY: “I WAS RAISED UP TO GIVE BACK”

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated October 4, 2022 James Patterson has gained wealth and fortune creating tales of suspense. But it's no...

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  • By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    THE DIVINE 9 AIMS TO SAVE THE LIVES OF BLACK WOMEN WITH “TELL SOMEBODY” CAMPAIGN

    By Melissa Noel · Updated October 4, 2022 Sorority and fraternity members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc., commonly known...

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  • Sisters In Survivorship: Black Women On Life After Breast Cancer By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    SISTERS IN SURVIVORSHIP: BLACK WOMEN ON LIFE AFTER BREAST CANCER

    ASHLEY PEÑA for ESSENCE By Lyndsay Levingston ·

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  • Tamera Mowry-Housley Gets Real About ‘The Real' In New Book, “You Should Sit Down For This” By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    TAMERA MOWRY-HOUSLEY GETS REAL ABOUT ‘THE REAL' IN NEW BOOK, “YOU SHOULD SIT DOWN FOR THIS”

    By Rivea Ruff · Updated October 4, 2022 Tamera Mowry-Housley is ready to tell her full truth. The actres and ex-talk-show host is letting...

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  • By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    WATCH | KID CUDI AND JESSICA WILLIAMS DISCUSS THE RECORDING PROCESS FOR ENTERGALACTIC

    By Okla Jones · Updated October 4, 2022 The recording process was long - not too long because I've done other animated things and I've...

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  • Nia Long Seen For The First Time Following Ime Udoka Cheating Scandal, Is Asked If They're Working Things Out By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    NIA LONG SEEN FOR THE FIRST TIME FOLLOWING IME UDOKA CHEATING SCANDAL, IS ASKED IF THEY'RE WORKING THINGS OUT

    Greg Campbell/Getty Images for AppleTV+ By Elizabeth Ayoola ·

  • Will Smith Calls New Film ‘The Hardest Movie I've Ever Made' By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    WILL SMITH CALLS NEW FILM ‘THE HARDEST MOVIE I'VE EVER MADE'

    Courtesy of Apple Original Films By Okla Jones · Updated October 3, 2022 Apple Original Films has released the first trailer for Emancipation,...

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  • Celebrating Constance Baker Motley On Ketanji Brown Jackson's First Day On The Supreme Court By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    CELEBRATING CONSTANCE BAKER MOTLEY ON KETANJI BROWN JACKSON'S FIRST DAY ON THE SUPREME COURT

    Bettmann By Bry'onna Mention · Updated October 3, 2022 From the moment President Biden announced he would keep his campaign promise...

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  • UN Creates A Path For A Caribbean Free Of Cancer-Causing Chemicals By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    UN CREATES A PATH FOR A CARIBBEAN FREE OF CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS

    VW Pics By Melissa Noel · Updated October 3, 2022 Caribbean governments have made progress in reducing the presence of harmful, cancer-causing...

  • Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Begins First Day On The United States Supreme Court. Here's What Activists Have To Say By Essence   -   Oct 5, 2022

    JUSTICE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON BEGINS FIRST DAY ON THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT. HERE'S WHAT ACTIVISTS HAVE TO SAY

    Getty By Rayna Reid Rayford · Updated October 3, 2022 Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson 's first day on the high court is...

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