As the record-breaking album "The Emancipation of Mimi" turns 15 this week, a former editor remembers why the singer wanted to speak directly to Black women for the first time.
Model Halima Aden began life in a refugee camp in Kenya. Now she’s poised to take on the world.
With her recent move to an independent label, the singer exudes creativity. She’s also the ideal beauty muse.
With a series on HBO, a number of projects in the works, and a first-look deal with Netflix, the Oscar winner is solidifying her status as the hardest working woman in Hollywood.
In the Black Lives Matter–inspired love story "Queen & Slim," new star Jodie Turner-Smith takes our breath away.
We’re wrapped up in all things Tracee Ellis Ross, who has launched her own hair care line. Here she reflects on what it means to be a badass Black woman showing up in the world as her most beautiful self—both inside and out.
She’s one of the best athletes of all time, and her place in history has been cemented. What’s next for the wife, mom, entrepreneur, activist and fashion designer? Everything.
The YouTube star is now a bona fide beauty boss!
Sean “Diddy” Combs and his daughters, D’Lila, Jessie, and Chance, grace the May cover of ESSENCE's Power Issue as they prepare for their first Mother’s Day without Kim.
KiKi Layne, Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, and Jenifer Lewis are this year's Black Women In Hollywood honorees. They also grace the cover of ESSENCE's Film Noir issue, on newsstands January 25.