Jennifer Hudson, Chance the Rapper and Quincy Jones Are Pooling Funds To Reopen Chicago’s Legendary Ramova Theatre

Three musical icons are teaming up to resurrect a historic cultural institution in their hometown. Read More
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Desyrée Nicole Is Tapped By Detroit Pistons For A Special Collection

The Michigan-born designer and NBA team join forces to create a Detroit-inspired collection. Read More


Carla Hall On Her Favorite Holiday Flavors, Tips For First-Time Bakers, And The Key To A Making A Great Cookie

The chef and baking queen shares her thoughts on flavors to try, mistakes to avoid making in the kitchen, and… Read More


Angel Reese Triumphs In Return To The Court

The LSU Star Forward reflected on her absence, and support from her coach. Read More

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Holiday Celebrations, Wedding Anniversaries, And Date Nights: The Best In Black Love In November

From celebrating decades-long unions to family gatherings for the holidays, these celebrity couples and families showed just how bonded they… Read More


How To Give Your Classic Smokey Eye Makeup A Festive Flair

We’re updating the timeless look with a little more glamor for the holidays. Read More


Big Freedia’s Black Opal Collaboration Is All About Bounce

The artist collaborated with beauty brand, Black Opal, on a limited edition line of eyeshadow, lashes, and nails Read More


Essence Fashion Digest: Simone Biles Stars In Athleta's Holiday Campaign, Martine Ali Designs For Converse, 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