From The Front Lines To Hollywood: These Influential Women Share What It Means To Be 'Woke'
Uzo Aduba opens up about identity, racial profiling and the beauty of gap teeth as the special guest for ESSENCE’s first podcast Yes, Girl!
On March 1, for 12 hours across five countries, 25 female directors will flood their timelines in support DuVernay’s Rebel-A-Thon.
Check out some of our favorite moments from years past.
From the screen to the page, 'Hidden Figures' stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe shine equally bright on ESSENCE’s February 2017 cover.
Vanessa Williams and her daughter, 'Lion Babe' vocalist Jillian Hervey inspire New Year hair goals on January 2017 issue
As Cicely Tyson received her Presidential Medal of Freedom, our entertainment director remembers another time Ms. Tyson inspired her.
During this difficult time in our nation, a mother and daughter bond over the pop singing animals in 'SING.'
The stars speak on honoring the legacy of August Wilson, dissecting the colossal effect of deferred dreams, and showcasing the breadth and beauty of the African American experience on film.
Union talks Hollywood, marriage, motherhood, politics, sports and 90s R&B in the November issue of ESSENCE
'A Seat At The Table' lands Solo in the number one spot.
'The Birth of a Nation' Actresses Speak: 'This Isn't the Nate Parker Story, it's the Nat Turner Story'
'The Birth of a Nation' actresses addressed the controversy surrounding director Nate Parker's past acquittal of sexual assault during a roundatble at the Toronto International Film Festival
The Grammy award winning musician gets personal in a song penned for the new Disney film, starring Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.
In this exclusive interview, the ESSENCE Festival favorites gushed about the Love Jones soundtrack, the moment they knew they made it, and why this tour isn’t about who’s better – it’s about being their best.
Henson stars in 'Hidden Figures' as astrophysicist Katherine Johnson, the Black woman who helped bring Apollo 13—America's first space excursion—home
As she continues juggling her life and career, Zendaya shared the summer playlist that keeps her chill through it all.
Get to know Simone Missick, the badass actress who'll be playing Misty Knight on Netflix's "Luke Cage", which begins streaming on September 30.
From Lil Kim to Faith Evans, it was the ladies who won the night at the epic Bad Boy Family Reunion kickoff.