While girlfriend trips are amazing and romantic getaways can be unforgettable, a solo trip can truly be life-changing. We break down the top reasons why you should be making travel plans for one, at least once.

On this week’s episode, Evelyn Lozada dishes on her new OWN show ‘Livin Lozada’, infertility issues and the truth about dating athletes. Stylist Rosie Philador stops by to give swimwear tips for women of every size and Maxwell debuts his news video, “Lake by the Ocean."


When director Kimberly Townes began directing episode three of our ESSENCE Black Girl Magic docuseries on Qaisera Alexis, she had no idea of the profound effect that the 17-year-old autistic junior Olympian would have on her life. It was only a matter of time until she found out. 

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Mentor, Shmentor. These are the new advisers every professional woman needs in her corner

Pick up a copy of our June 2016 issue which is on newsstands now! 

Our ESSENCE Festival performer graces the cover of our June issue.