Everyone wants a love like this.
This Nigerian ceremony took our breath away.
Who says weddings have to be (yawn) cookie-cutter? Definitely not these brides! Meet eight confident couples who decided to nix tradition and make their own rules at the altar.
Through the power of prayer (and Facebook), this gorgeous bride was even able to book one of her favorite singers for their reception.
Let this be a lesson, ladies: never be afraid to shoot your shot!
“I don’t think that this is some kind of weird mistake that keeps happening. I think this is willful ignorance,” says Smith.
What About Your Friends? Regina Hall Thanks Her Circle of Sisters In This Moving Black Women In Hollywood Moment
"They showed up when they knew I couldn't and that's what life requires."
As the "people's mayor," New Orleans' LaToya Cantrell is focusing on building up the infrastructure and the people of her beloved city.
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.
The 2019 honorees—KiKi Layne, Jenifer Lewis, Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg—embody this year's timely event theme, The Power of Our Presence: Art & Activism.
Howery stopped by ESSENCE's Yes, Girl and told editors Charli Penn and Cori Murray that you "can't just step to" a woman like Ava DuVernay.
"You can't do anything without God," the R&B singer said.