Music legends and A-list actors were in attendance for the U.S. debut of the Netflix original film from Jeymes Samuel.
There's more to the story of the wife and mother of two played by Regina Hall.
From Yara Shahidi's 7th Sun Productions to Issa Rae's partnership with WarnerMedia, these Black women are securing the production bag.
The 'Black Monday' star says there's no greater due than to be a consistently working actress in Hollywood.
One of our onscreen faves turns 50 today... and she wrote a song about it!
The celebrity women are living their best single lives, and inspiring us to never settle.
"Girl's Trip's" Flossy Posse took over "Red Table Talk" on Wednesday.
Previously known as "Harlem," the female-focused comedy is the latest from Tracy Oliver, the scribe behind "Little" and "First Wives Club."
The writer and producer will also pen the script for the upcoming adaptation of Tomi Adeyemi's "Children of Blood and Bone."
Hall's new project for Amazon Studios follows two Black women at a predominantly white college, who start to experience spooky activities.
If you want one of our fave comedic actresses to put on a cape, make sure she's still up. Otherwise, she's not coming.
She tells herself, "No, you are not doing it."
"It's going to be amazing," Regina Hall tells ESSENCE through a giggle, "or at least good."
The actress received an honorary doctorate from Dillard University and shared the moment on Instagram.
ESSENCE's Black Women in Hollywood honoree is one of the funniest women in Hollywood, but she has her sights set on playing a different kind of character.
The "Little" star said she couldn't stop cracking up once she realized what happened.
Be on the lookout for more well-wishes from some of the many talented people who have come through our Essence Fest doors over the years.