OSCARSSOWHITE ACTIVIST APRIL REIGN IS GOING TO THE OSCARS!

It was just over four years ago that April Reign dropped a bomb on Hollywood when she tweeted the hashtag OscarsSoWhite to bring attention...

WATCH VIVRANT THING: YOUTUBE STAR DESTINY LASHAE SHARES EVERY STEP OF HER PRE-MAKEUP ROUTINE

Welcome to ESSENCE's Vivrant Thing, your destination for all things Black beauty - where tutorials come to life and our melanin is...

 
 
 

LITTLE CAESARS CUSTOMERS FIND ‘GAY' WRITTEN ON RECEIPT

Two cousins are considering legal action after a Little Ceasars employee allegedly wrote the word “gay” on their receipt, where the...

HOW JADA PINKETT SMITH, WILLOW SMITH, AND ADRIENNE BANFIELD-NORRIS REINVENTED THE TALK SHOW

Although Black History Month is coming to a close, the time to reflect, admire and celebrate Black women isn't stopping anytime soon....

 
 
 

5 BLACK-OWNED BRANDS YOU NEED IN YOUR KITCHEN NOW TO ADD SPICE TO YOUR NEXT MEAL

When it comes to cooking, finding recipes is the easy part. But what really takes a dish from drab to out-of-this-world, are its flavors,...

BERNIE SANDERS' CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF WITH A BANG, RAISES $4 MILLION IN LESS THAN A DAY

It seems as if many people are still “feeling the Bern” from 2016, with Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign raising about $4 million within...

 
 
 

WATCH TYLER PERRY EXPLAIN WHAT IS GOING ON IN BEYONCÉ'S MADEA INSTAGRAM PHOTO

There's no other account on Instagram that benefits from chronological posting like Beyoncé's Instagram account. Meaning, the queen...

THEY TRIED IT! BURBERRY ‘NOOSE' HOODIE CALLED OUT FOR BEING RACIALLY INSENSITIVE

In what seems to be a never-ending story of European fashion design houses blatantly mocking Black culture, another brand has added...

 
 
 

PRADA ENLISTS AVA DUVERNAY TO HELP TAKE STEPS TOWARD CORRECTING DIVERSITY ISSUES

With Katy Perry's shoe brand becoming the latest fashion company to make a racially insensitive design misstep, it's been announced...

KARL LAGERFELD DIES AT 85: STARS REMEMBER THE LEGENDARY FASHION DESIGNER

Noted for his dominant influence over the fashion industry for more than four decades, iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has passed...

 
 
 

IYANLA VANZANT SPEAKS ON LEARNING TO FORGIVE HER EX-HUSBAND

As much as we love Iyanla Vanzant for her raw and real life advice, the spiritual guru is never afraid to turn the spotlight on herself....

RYAN COOGLER TO PRODUCE A FILM ABOUT THE RISE AND FALL OF FRED HAMPTON

Black History Month just got a little bit better: there's a new film coming about slain Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton, and...

 
 
 

THE HEART ATTACK SYMPTOMS ALL BLACK WOMEN SHOULD KNOW AND NEVER IGNORE

According to the American Heart Association, only 52 percent of African-American women are aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart...

WATCH PHYLICIA RASHAD PLAY BETH'S NO NONSENSE MOM IN ‘THIS IS US'

Tonight's episode of This Is Us promises to be a good one. For the first time ever, viewers will travel back in time to learn more...

 
 
 

RACHEL HILSON ON WORKING WITH PHYLICIA RASHAD AND PLAYING TEENAGE BETH ON ‘THIS IS US'

Pretty Dope is the place where ESSENCE highlights creatives doing amazing things in front of the camera and on the mic. You should...

HBO RELEASES TRAILER FOR CONTROVERSIAL MICHAEL JACKSON DOC ‘LEAVING NEVERLAND'

HBO has released the trailer for the controversial new Michael Jackson documentary, Leaving Neverland. The film, which premiered at...

 
 
 

EVERYBODY IS WELCOME! THE CURVY GIRL'S GUIDE TO CARNIVAL COSTUMES

You've heard of Caribbean carnivals - the epic fetes aka parties, the nonstop partying, the intoxicating soca music, lack of sleep...

GRAND JURY REPORTEDLY WILL HEAR EVIDENCE AGAINST R. KELLY AFTER NEW TAPE SURFACES

A grand jury is reportedly being assembled following recent reports of a resurfaced videotape, featuring R. Kelly engaging in sexual...

 
 
 

T.I. & TINY'S ‘FAMILY HUSTLE' ON HOLD AFTER RAPPER'S SISTER HOSPITALIZED

Production for the second season of T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle has been put on hold. Production on the Vh1 series came to...

GEORGIA AUTHORITIES NEARING END OF INVESTIGATION IN CASE OF WOMAN WHO DIED WHILE ATTENDING OVERNIGHT PARTY

Tamla Horsford was found dead in the backyard area of a home in north Forsyth on Nov. 4, 2018, and since then her death has sparked...

 
 
 



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Why These Millennial Women Still Support Bernie Sanders

Why These Millennial Women Still Support Bernie Sanders

On Tuesday morning, Democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for president in 2020 , joining an already crowded field of candidates that includes the... Read more ...

Chanel's style circus to roll on despite loss of Lagerfeld

Chanel's style circus to roll on despite loss of Lagerfeld

The death of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld leaves a huge hole at the head of Chanel, but the fashion juggernaut is in such rude health it is likely to power on without him... Read more ...

Jordyn Woods Once Commented on Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's...

Jordyn Woods Once Commented on Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's ‘Great Chemistry'

This is awkward. At one point, Jordyn Woods was rooting for Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson‘s relationship. It's surprising since the news of their indiscretion surfaced... Read more ...

Isaac Carew Embraces LA Vibes for Antony Morato Spring '19 Campaign

Isaac Carew Embraces LA Vibes for Antony Morato Spring '19 Campaign

Isaac Carew adds another campaign to his belt for spring-summer 2019. After connecting with Jimmy Choo, the British model fronts an advertisement for Antony Morato. A fresh... Read more ...

Burberry apologises for 'noose' hoodie

Burberry apologises for 'noose' hoodie

Luxury fashion brand Burberry has apologised for featuring an “insensitive” hoodie with a noose around the neck at London Fashion Week. Read more ...

Scott Ideas NYC Is Hiring A Senior Account Executive In New York, NY

Scott Ideas NYC Is Hiring A Senior Account Executive In New York, NY

Scott Ideas NYC is looking for a bright and ambitious Account Executive / Senior Account Executive to join their boutique Brand Building agency with offices both in London and... Read more ...

Watch the Gucci Runway Show Live

Watch the Gucci Runway Show Live

Tune in above to watch a live stream of the Gucci Fall runway show in Milan, Wednesday at 9 a.m. EST. Homepage test trends, news and people shaping the fashion industry. Sign... Read more ...

Simon Nessman Embraces Beach Vibes for Sandro Spring '19 Campaign

Simon Nessman Embraces Beach Vibes for Sandro Spring '19 Campaign

Sandro Paris taps into a "minimalist and casual spirit" with its spring-summer 2019 campaign. The Parisian brand takes us to the beach where we connect with top model Simon... Read more ...

Bethany Williams: Ready-To-Wear AW19

Bethany Williams: Ready-To-Wear AW19

This season, Bethany Williams worked in collaboration with Adelaide House, a women's shelter in Liverpool, and alongside the artist Giorgia Chiarion, who created illustrations... Read more ...

Armando Cabral, Felix Gesnouin & Robbi Gruendler Take to Desert for Mr...

Armando Cabral, Felix Gesnouin & Robbi Gruendler Take to Desert for Mr Porter Spring '19 Campaign

Mr Porter ventures to the desert for its spring-summer 2019 campaign. The luxury retailer enlists photographer Fanny Latour-Lambert to capture its advertisement. For the... Read more ...