• A Jury Is Now Deciding Derek Chauvin's Fate In the Death Of George Floyd By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    A JURY IS NOW DECIDING DEREK CHAUVIN'S FATE IN THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

    By Ashlee Banks · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Closing arguments concluded Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis...

  • Chicago Activists Call For Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Resignation After Adam Toledo Video Release By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    CHICAGO ACTIVISTS CALL FOR MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT'S RESIGNATION AFTER ADAM TOLEDO VIDEO RELEASE

    By Kevin L. Clark · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Activists have renewed calls for Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David...

  • 10 Celebs That You Didn't Know Invest In Tech By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    10 CELEBS THAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW INVEST IN TECH

    By Danielle James · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Technology touches every aspect of our lives. Whether it's how we manage our finances,...

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  • Lolo Jones And 7 Other Celebrity Women Who've Shared Their Frustration With Dating By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    LOLO JONES AND 7 OTHER CELEBRITY WOMEN WHO'VE SHARED THEIR FRUSTRATION WITH DATING

    Taylor Hill/WireImage By Victoria Uwumarogie · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 If you thought you were the only one weary of the dating...

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  • By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    DMX WILL BE HONORED WITH A PUBLIC MEMORIAL SERVICE AT BROOKLYN'S BARCLAYS CENTER

    By Kevin L. Clark · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Earl “DMX” Simmons , the history-making, chart-topping MC, will be honored by those...

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  • How Michaela Coel's Work Displays The Limitlessness Of Black Britishness By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    HOW MICHAELA COEL'S WORK DISPLAYS THE LIMITLESSNESS OF BLACK BRITISHNESS

    By Tochi Imo · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Last year, Grey's Anatomy and Killing Eve actress Sandra Oh made headlines after discussing...

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  • Comedian Dave Chappelle Is Going Back To Africa By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    COMEDIAN DAVE CHAPPELLE IS GOING BACK TO AFRICA

    By Kevin L. Clark · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Dave Chappelle is looking to return to Africa, possibly for good, according to his...

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  • Former Councilman Tito Jackson Of Boston Recounts Emotional Meeting With Birth Mom Years After She Gave Him Up For Adoption By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    FORMER COUNCILMAN TITO JACKSON OF BOSTON RECOUNTS EMOTIONAL MEETING WITH BIRTH MOM YEARS AFTER SHE GAVE HIM UP FOR ADOPTION

    Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe via Getty Images By Victoria Uwumarogie ·

  • Scottie Pippen's Firstborn Son Passes Away At 33 By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    SCOTTIE PIPPEN'S FIRSTBORN SON PASSES AWAY AT 33

    By Mia Uzzell · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 In a touching tribute this morning, Scottie Pippen announced the passing of his firstborn...

  • By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    7 RESOURCES FOR NEW AND EXPECTING BLACK MOTHERS

    By Bridgette Bartlett Royall ·

  • First Look At Pharrell's New South Beach Miami Hotel By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    FIRST LOOK AT PHARRELL'S NEW SOUTH BEACH MIAMI HOTEL

    By D'Shonda Brown ·

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  • “I'm Single Till I'm Married”: Why Keke Palmer Doesn't Believe In Being A “Girlfriend” By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    “I'M SINGLE TILL I'M MARRIED”: WHY KEKE PALMER DOESN'T BELIEVE IN BEING A “GIRLFRIEND”

    Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's Inc. By Victoria Uwumarogie · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Keke Palmer isn't convinced that...

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  • These Black Stars Won At The Academy Of Country Music Awards Last Night By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    THESE BLACK STARS WON AT THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS LAST NIGHT

    (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for ACM) By Mia Uzzell · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 Last night, the 56th Academy of Country Music...

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  • Nick Cannon And Abby De La Rosa's Baby Shower Was A Colorful Club-Themed Turnup By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    NICK CANNON AND ABBY DE LA ROSA'S BABY SHOWER WAS A COLORFUL CLUB-THEMED TURNUP

    Amanda Edwards/Getty Images and Jason Koerner/Getty Images By Victoria Uwumarogie · April 19, 2021April 19, 2021 More than a week after...

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  • 11 Films To Watch Before The Oscars On April 25 By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    11 FILMS TO WATCH BEFORE THE OSCARS ON APRIL 25

    By Keyaira Boone · April 19, 2021April 18, 2021 The upcoming 93rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony will highlight some of the best talent...

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  • Mother Hester McCardell Ford, The Oldest Living American, Has Died At 116 By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    MOTHER HESTER MCCARDELL FORD, THE OLDEST LIVING AMERICAN, HAS DIED AT 116

    Hester Ford | Diedra Laird/Charlotte Observer By Kevin L. Clark · April 18, 2021April 18, 2021 “It's a sad day but it's also a great...

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  • Did You Know That Lt. Caron Nazario Is Related To Eric Garner? By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    DID YOU KNOW THAT LT. CARON NAZARIO IS RELATED TO ERIC GARNER?

    By Kevin L. Clark · April 18, 2021April 18, 2021 More and more headlines are cropping up with the police assaulting or outright murdering...

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  • Ex-Bad Boy Rapper Black Rob Passes Away at 51 By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    EX-BAD BOY RAPPER BLACK ROB PASSES AWAY AT 51

    By Kevin L. Clark · April 18, 2021April 18, 2021 It has only been a week since the passing of rap icon

  • ESSENCE Hollywood House: Join Some Of Your Faves From ‘Insecure', ‘Bridgerton', ‘Snowfall' & More! By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    ESSENCE HOLLYWOOD HOUSE: JOIN SOME OF YOUR FAVES FROM ‘INSECURE', ‘BRIDGERTON', ‘SNOWFALL' & MORE!

    By Rachaell Davis · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 The countdown is underway for the 2nd annual ESSENCE Hollywood House -virtual edition!

  • The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week By Essence   -   Apr 20, 2021

    THE BEST DRESSED BLACK CREATIVES ON INSTAGRAM THIS WEEK

    By Nandi Howard and Danielle Wright · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 Summer is not here just yet but, by the way these creatives have...

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