Williams has been on an extended leave since January 18 to focus on her health.
Jumping The Broom is a how-to wedding column for Black brides. Follow ESSENCE senior entertainment editor Joi-Marie McKenzie as she plans her August 2019 wedding.
Chicago Police now believe "Empire" star Jussie Smollett filed a false police report concerning his January 29 attack.
ESSENCE's March 2019 cover stars have everyone talking...literally.
Clive Davis, PJ Morton and producer Harmony Samuels also weighed in.
Celebrities were spotted at the Los Angeles premiere of "Boomerang" and New York Fashion Week.
The two were featured on ESSENCE's first-ever digital cover.
So Much #BlackGirlMagic! Watch Ella Mai Interrupt H.E.R. On The Grammy Red Carpet To Congratulate Her
H.E.R. took home two Grammy Awards on Sunday.
The singer is nominated for Song Of The Year and Best R&B Song for her hit "Boo'd Up."
The two wed in Las Vegas last July.
The actress told ESSENCE she wanted a new way to "teach" about the Time's Up movement, which tackles -- in part -- workplace inequality.
ESSENCE is now bringing digital covers to life to inspire conversations around the accomplishments of the amazing Black men and women who've got next and whose work transcends beyond the pages.
We Were On The Set Of Kelly Rowland's New Music Video 'Crown,' Which Encourages Girls And Women To Love Their Hair
The power anthem is part of a new Dove campaign called #MyHairMyCrown.
"Our responsibility is to not give up. Our responsibility is to maybe try harder than everybody else. Our responsibility is to persevere and to keep creating. And from a place of honesty," she tells ESSENCE.
Celebrities were spotted at Super Bowl parties and promoting their new films, "What Men Want" and "The Lego Movie 2."
The actress was "canceled" by some fans who didn't understand why she compared the #MuteRKelly movement to the fall out of Harvey Weinstein.
Celebrities attended many events during the Sundance Film Festival and SAG Awards after parties.
The singer came under fire last week after comments she made onstage in Chicago, R. Kelly's hometown.
Sorry, Everybody Else! Amanda Seales' HBO Comedy Special Is 'Clearly And Specifically For Black Women'
"I Be Knowin’" premieres Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.