The Sundance Film Festival is kicking off this weekend, bringing together an eclectic mix of Hollywood heavyweights and indie filmmakers. The Park City, Utah festival is one of the most […]
Stacey Abrams came this close to making history as the first Black woman to win a governor’s race in America, but she fell short, thanks to voter suppression efforts led […]
If you thought Cardi B would only have 15 minutes of fame, you were wrong. After dropping a number one album in 2018, selling millions of records, and racking up […]
On the heels of the controversial, award-winning film, filmmaker Yoruba Richen explores the real story of "The Negro Motorist Green Book."
This year's nods are missing a few of our faves.
The Empress of Soul will return to her hometown to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.
R. Kelly is facing eviction and fines after inspectors for the City of Chicago found several code violations in his West Side studio.
The "Good Morning America" anchor wants to treat the Clemson Tigers to a "proper" celebration after their recent championship win.
Since 2010, the Broccoli City Festival has celebrated innovative artists and Black entrepreneurs. This year's lineup is bigger than ever.
In "Surviving R. Kelly," Michelle Kramer detailed her daughter Dominique Gardner's nine-year experience with R. Kelly.
As we approach the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the U.S. government remains closed for business. So far, more than 800,000 federal workers have missed a paycheck, and residents […]
When it comes to business, Rihanna doesn't play. Now, she's suing her father over the Fenty name.
The tennis star returned to the Grand Slam circuit at the Australian Open, and she's already added another accomplishment to her resume.
The comedian told ESSENCE he needed to step up his performance so he wouldn't "come off on the screen like a guy who did not belong."
Music Executive Clarifies Relationship With R. Kelly After Appearing In 'Surviving R. Kelly' Docuseries
Craig Williams, who was featured in Lifetime's hit docuseries, met R. Kelly in the late 1980s.
In "Surviving R. Kelly," it’s clear that those around the troubled singer could have done more to prevent his victims from being abused.
“Mahershala has become the Black white hope,”Maurice Shirley told ESSENCE. “More power to him."
After denying activist Sil Lai Abrams' sexual assault claims last year, two more women have come forward to accuse A.J. Calloway of assault.
Solange, Janelle Monáe, H.E.R., oh my! Here is the list of everyone performing at this year's Coachella Music Festival.