The wellness expert explains his fitness philosophy, how exercise helped him believe in himself and how to have a long-lasting career.
Playwright and theater artist Adrienne Dawes of Heckle Her is on a mission to create productions reflective of the sometimes messy and hilarious struggles people of color face.
Congratulations to the growing family!
Duo Angel & Dren are more than just a well-matched pair in music—they're two of the hottest young DJs in the country and now they’re sharing their journey.
If you look for most of the answers to life inside your fridge, then you're a foodie -- hands down. And, if you love something that much, wouldn't it be amazing to get paid for being around it all day? The good news is, you can! While some jobs may be more unconventional than others, there are bunch of different career paths that involve eating, cooking and maintaining food that can keep you wealthy, healthy and gloriously fed.
Halloween is upon us. There are pumpkins, cobwebs and candy corn EVERYWHERE. Your local stores probably have one of those pop-up costume shops as well, and every time you go pass by, you’re reminded that you still don’t have a costume—well yet! Take it from the ESSENCE team. All you need is a a few props, a little creativity and a whole lot of black girl magic to pull off one of these moments from some of our favorite '80s and '90s musical divas!
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Traveling with children is no easy task, but showing them the world is worth all of the hard work and tedious planning. Kids need to experience the world firsthand in order to learn and grow, and what better way to do that than on a family trip to an exotic or tropical location, or even across a few state lines? Plus, nothings getting more likes than your family vacation photos on the 'gram. Ready for a little inspiration? Soul Society 101 and Chic Busy Moms rounded up 10 of the sweetest family travel moments ever that are sure to give you #Wombfire.
This entrepreneur combined her talents and passions to launch an online fashion empire that spans all across the globe.
While songs today are a little more blunt about their Netflix and Chill fantasies, back in the day most singers were a little more subtle about their boot knockin'. In the 90s and early 2000s, we had no problem belting out classic love jams from everyone from Ginuwine to TLC, but many of our young minds hadn't a clue what we were truly saying back then. (No wonder your parents kept changing the station.) Here 27 hits that were as "bad" as they were good!
With over 34K followers on Instagram and 88K+ posts under the hashtag #BlackGirlsWhoBlog, creator Morgan Pitts shares her tips and tricks for creating a successful social media movement.
Self-employed illustrator and entrepreneur Debra Cartwright shares how her passion for paint led to inspiring little black girls to love their hair.
Modern Day Hippie Founder and Creative Director Gabrielle Lopez shares how her style, quirkiness and indivuality led to success.
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Growing up, Jewel T. High was always the tall girl who couldn’t find quality, stylish shoes in her size. Disappointed she set out to pave a way for women like herself to walk with confidence. See how she channeled her passion and artistic talent into creating a luxury footwear line.
From humble beginnings delivering the morning announcements for her middle school, Elise Roberts worked her way up the ranks to become a successful news anchor. Learn how she made her way to a top spot in television.