Samira Wiley made a name for herself playing strong, witty, and forthright characters who aren’t afraid to tell you exactly what’s on their mind. From Poussey Washington on Netflix’s hit […]
In Naomi Wadler’s new show, DiversiTea, the tennis champion talks about how her family was affected by gun violence.
Former Today Show co-anchor Tamron Hall is excited about her new daytime show, but there was one thing she absolutely demanded: more women in the room. “When I came to [an […]
The EGOT winner returned to "The View" this week after a monthlong battle with the illness.
In honor of Women's History Month, Toni Braxton, Chole x Halle, and Alfre Woodard tell ESSENCE which Black women they admire the most.
The "Ray Donovan" star entered a no contest plea to bring his DUI case to an end.
Despite what Soulja Boy thinks, Meek Mill definitely had the biggest comeback of 2018. After five months in jail for a controversial probation violation from a 2009 gun case, the […]
Actor and writer Rachel True has always been ahead of her time. In the 1990s, when Black folk on screen were mostly relegated to movies about the harsh realities of […]
An old video clip of Dr. Maya Angelou sparked a social media debate over respect. Spoiler alert: She was right. In this op-ed, we’re reminded how we should refer to our elders.
The reality star's super sexy burlesque show is hitting the road, and you don't want to miss it.
The actor also talks to ESSENCE about his new Netflix film, "Turn Up Charlie," streaming now.
"New York Undercover," the popular ’90s police drama is on its way back to TV screens very soon. And we can't wait!
The drama surrounding R. Kelly continues
‘Spider-Verse’ Director Peter Ramsey Says Hollywood Needs To Be ‘Aggressive’ In Recruiting More Diverse Animators
Peter Ramsey made history at the Oscars. Now he's calling on Hollywood to support the next crop of Black animators.
Issa Rae discussed fitness, her booming career and the importance of having good people around you in a new feature.
Black actors, writers and directors may be finally making strides in Hollywood, but the industry is still not inclusive behind the scenes.
R. Kelly's publicist, Darrell Johnson, says the singer's supporters paid off nearly $170,000 in back child support.