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‘I Don’t Play Bout My Baby': Jonathan Owens Defends Simone Biles From Woman Claiming She Was Rude To Fans

Owens said no slander against his lady will be tolerated, promptly shutting down a woman’s claims about the GOAT gymnast… Read More
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Iquo Ukoh Is Helping Nigerian Americans Connect To Their Roots Through Food

Her food blog and cookbook, “Memories on a Platter,” is Ukoh’s way of preserving Nigerian identity, offering authentic stories about… Read More


Understanding The Work Of Abortion Doulas In A Post-Roe V. Wade America

Black abortion doulas on foreseeing the overturn, how their work has changed, and what they want people to know. Read More


‘Aquemini’ At 25: How OutKast’s Duality Made For A Timeless Classic

Released on September 29, 1998, the Atlanta-based duo’s third album highlighted their creativity, and the evolution of Southern Hip-Hop. Read More

Love & Sex

Date Nights, Weddings, And Celebrations: The Best In Black Love In September

Whether they showed each other love overseas or stateside, these celebrity couples dialed up the romance. Read More


The Underside of Fashion

For Black models, the real drama often unfolds away from the runway Read More


Chilli's Going To Be A Grandmother

Her son Tron and his wife Jeong Ah Wang are expecting a baby girl after quite the journey to parenthood,… Read More


Essence Fashion Digest: Taraji P. Henson In LaQuan Smith, Stüssy X Clarks, And More

In our weekly fashion catch up we like to update the girls on what’s going on in all corners of… Read More
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