As our children and teens return to school, here are six must-reads to help them navigate the racial pandemic and empower them to love their full selves.
For the past 50 years, these books have revealed our loves, our tears, our triumphs and our resilience.
These books break down the social and civil issues affecting the Black community in a way that uplifts.
You might not be able to luxuriate on a beach, but these books could take you there.
In a hilarious video, baby Kaavia was put to the test and it didn't quite go how mom expected.
Gabrielle Union’s Daughter Inspires New Children's Book: 'She Came Into Our Lives And Changed Everything'
Union's idea for "Welcome to the Party" was inspired by the birth of her daughter, Kaavia James Union Wade.
Teach your children, tweens and teens about life before iPads with these classics.
Check out our roundup of women-penned works that tackle important subjects from street harassment to intersectional feminism.
Barack Obama became the first Black person to reach America’s highest office, but we’ve always had ties to it. Geneticist Bettye Kearse sheds light on her family’s relationship to President James Madison.
ESSENCE is proud to exclusively reveal the book cover for the celebrated author's latest novel.
Winner of the prestigious Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Jason Reynolds speaks to a new generation
Find out what the celebrities you love are really like by picking up one of these page-turners.
Call me a creature of habit because I’m still rocking the end of summer releases from Jidenna and Raphael Saadiq—who was a recent guest on our Yes, Girl! podcast—and absorbing the 1619 Project’s podcast. But there’s some new new I’m loving: Broadway’s debut of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical