The Grammy-nominated artist will travel to Ghana with scholars from the organization who want to connect to their history in the new year.
Artists, activists and speakers gather to celebrate what would have been the civil rights leader's 95th birthday.
"Andrew actually reminds me a bit of my actual self," he said during an ESSENCE Instagram Live chat.
Learn the message behind Jidenna's liberating new bop before "Insecure's" next episode.
Joey and Meron's Maldives baecation turned into the moment of a lifetime.
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The 19th annual music festival announced its full four-day schedule on Tuesday.
The FOMO was real this holiday season as Black excellence hit the streets of Accra, Ghana.
Day 2 of the ESSENCE Full Circle Festival brought EFCF attendees to the Afrochella grounds, complete with an ESSENCE-branded pop up experience that included a mini hair salon.
Twitter Blackbirds Is Curating A #YearOfReturn Experience Online For Those Who Can’t Make It To Ghana
In a “choose your own adventure” tweet thread, users will be able to experience the #YearOfReturn through photos from Ghanaian-American photographer Joshua Kissi.
Per usual, Black women showed up and showed out to as they paid homage to our ancestors with a plethora of breathtaking hair and beauty looks.
Day 2 of the ESSENCE Full Circle Festival included a visit to Afrochella 2019. These squads celebrated The Year of Return in flawless style.
Cofounder and CEO Abdul Karim Abdullah hopes Year of the Return visitors will feel “a vibration of the country and what it feels like to be with the people.”
The artist, who just dropped his '85 To Africa' album, tells ESSENCE exclusively why dating isn't high on his priority list.