"Solange is coming straight for our souls." - Jemele Hill
In Netflix’s new hit series, The Umbrella Academy, Mary J. Blige kicks major ass. In the adaptation of Gerard Way’s comic book, the ESSENCE Festival headliner plays Cha-Cha, a time-traveling […]
Former ‘Grown-Ish’ Writer Kara Brown Shares Her Best Advice To Black Women Looking To Replicate Her Success
In this installment of The Writers Room, Kara Brown talks about making the transition from writing for magazines to working on "Grown-ish."
Two days after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and given a $1 million bond, R. Kelly remains in a Chicago jail, reportedly unable to come […]
Barry Jenkins’ latest film, If Beale Street Could Talk, took home top honors at the 34th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film, based on the classic James Baldwin novel, […]
Empire’s Terrence Howard has a message for his co-star, Jussie Smollett: “We love the hell outta you.” Howard took to his Instagram page to show his support for Smollett, who was […]
An Alabama newspaper publisher who recently penned an op-ed urging the Ku Klux Klan “to night ride again” has been replaced by an African American woman. Elecia R. Dexter has […]
Queen Latifah is investing in her hometown in a big way. The Newark, New Jersey native recently announced her company, BlueSugar Corporation, is working to develop affordable housing for the […]
A serious accident on the set of L.A.’s Finest, Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba’s upcoming drama, has temporarily shut down production, Deadline reports. According to the industry publication, multiple people […]
Nobody Celebrates You Like Your Sisters! What It's Like to Attend ESSENCE's Black Women In Hollywood Awards
The annual Hollywood event is more than just a fabulous party, it's where Black Girl Magic comes to life.
Chicago Police now believe "Empire" star Jussie Smollett filed a false police report concerning his January 29 attack.
Black History Month just got a little bit better: there’s a new film coming about slain Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton, and it’s coming from none other than Black […]
In this exclusive clip of NBC's "This Is Us," viewers finally learn more about one of the show's most beloved characters, Beth.
'This Is Us' Guest Star Rachel Hilson Talks Working With Phylicia Rashad And Playing Teenage Beth: 'Behind Every Strong Woman Is Some History'
NBC's hit drama "This Is Us" is finally telling Beth Pearson's story, and newcomer Rachel Hilson is taking on the role.
Two men were arrested by Chicago police officers in connection with the alleged assault on "Empire" star Jussie Smollett.
Well, it looks like Lala and Carmelo Anthony are officially back together! The couple has been married since 2010, but they hit a rocky patch in 2017 when rumors of […]
Nickelodeon is bringing back its super-popular sketch comedy show from the 1990s.
D.L. Hughley Shares How He Really Feels About Black Women: 'I Love You, But It Hurts in the Morning'
During an event for his upcoming late-night show, "The D. L. Hughley Show," the comedian also addressed his recent conflict with Terry Crews.