With the rise of Black Twitter this year, no one was let off the hook. From Paula Deen to Kanye West, Black Twitter users never let anyone off the hook. Take a look at the most buzzworthy hashtags of 2013.
The Internet is buzzing with reactions to Beyonce's surprise release. Take a look at our favorite memes.
Everywhere we looked this year, sisters were reminding us that nothing can get in our way when we're determined to reach the top.
As 2013 comes to a close we reached out to one of our favorite pundits to get his opinion on some of the biggest news stories—highbrow and lowbrow—of the year.
This was not a moment to feed our voracious appetites for the "Michelle Obama don't take no mess when it comes to her man" memes that frequently flood the Internet.
From luxury Opening Ceremony goods to a lovely leather bag from Versace, see what presents Santa left behind.
"I still have a lot more to go," explained Studdard. "I'm just going to get up every day, work hard, try to eat the right things and live a healthier lifestyle."
Kelly is ending the year on a high note by releasing a new EP.
Thousands gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela during a memorial service held in Soccer City in Johannesburg. Here's a look at how the world said goodbye.
From Paula Deen's near career-ending racial slur and Chris Brown's legal battles to Kanye West's rants, these were the moments that kept us gossiping.
All you have to do to be the person you want to be is to let go of the anxiety that's built up in your mind.
Don't get caught up in the hype. Always be connected to, and content with, what's happening in your own head
RT @TIME: Today is the 15th anniversary of the Columbine shooting. Read TIME's 1999 cover story from the tragic day http://t.co/HPep0LJ0nf
RT @DdCraig3: RIP to those who did not make it out of the Columbine high school shooting April 20th 1999 ??? #GoneButNeverForgotten http://?
Customer Service | E-mail Newsletter Sign-up | Subscribe to Essence | Give a Gift of Essence | Change Your Address | Renew Your Subscription | Pay Your Bill | Questions & Comments
Bios | Contact Us | Essence Crosswords | Job Opportunities | Internships | Media Kit | Our Company | Site Map | Writer's Guidelines | Magazine Tablet Edition