BLACK TRAVEL VIBES: ESCAPE TO THE UNSPOILED BEAUTY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

There are very few destinations on Earth that remain relatively untouched in a world that prides itself on turning nearly everything...

THE BEST STREET STYLE AT ROLLING LOUD NEW YORK

Just when you thought this festival season was over, this weekend, Rolling Loud took its franchise to New York City. The popular hip-hop...

 
 
 

FORT WORTH POLICE OFFICER WHO KILLED ATATIANA JEFFERSON RESIGNS HOURS BEFORE HE COULD BE FIRED

Aaron Dean, the Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who killed Atatiana “Tay” Jefferson, 28, during a welfare check early Saturday morning,...

STOMP THE YARD: CELEBRITIES SHOW UP AND SHOWED OUT FOR HOWARD HOMECOMING

The annual return to “The Mecca,”

 
 
 
‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta' Star Cynthia Bailey and Mike Hill To Marry October 2020

‘REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA' STAR CYNTHIA BAILEY AND MIKE HILL TO MARRY OCTOBER 2020

Real Housewives Of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey is looking forward to forever with sportscaster Mike Hill. In a sweet new post, the...

HOWARD UNIVERSITY TEAMS WITH AMAZON STUDIOS FOR HOWARD ENTERTAINMENT

Howard University and Amazon Studios will launch Howard Entertainment, a program that will create a pipeline for Black and other marginalized...

 
 
 
Here's What Its Like Getting Ready With Rap Star Lil Keed

HERE'S WHAT ITS LIKE GETTING READY WITH RAP STAR LIL KEED

When diving into the atmosphere of Atlanta, its permeating with culture, music, and fashion. This weekend, A3C festival took place...

MARIJUANA BREATHALYZERS COULD HIT THE STREETS AS EARLY AS 2020

Marijuana breathalyzers may finally hit the streets in 2020, after years of research, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Created by...

 
 
 

PHARRELL SAYS RESPONSE TO ‘BLURRED LINES' MADE HIM REALIZE ‘WE LIVE IN A CHAUVINIST CULTURE'

Pharrell Williams is finally opening up about the controversy around his 2013 hit song “Blurred Lines.” Williams admitted that he initially...

ASHLEY BLAINE FEATHERSON'S STYLE IS PURE ELEGANCE

Ashley Blaine Featherson is best known for her role in Netflix's Dear White People as Joelle Brooks but, those who are up on their...

 
 
 

‘TRAINING DAY' PREQUEL IS IN THE WORKS

A prequel of the crime thriller movie Training Day in the works-but sadly, Denzel Washington does not appear to be attached to it....

MARJORIE HARVEY CELEBRATES 55TH BIRTHDAY WITH LAVISH CANCUN PARTY

Steve Harvey's favorite leading lady celebrated her birthday last week, and the party in her honor was nothing short of spectacular....

 
 
 
Cardi B Gets A Massive Wedding Ring Upgrade From Husband Offset

CARDI B GETS A MASSIVE WEDDING RING UPGRADE FROM HUSBAND OFFSET

Cardi B's 27th birthday was as extravagant as you would imagine. The rapper celebrated with her family, including husband Offset who...

TRENDING IN TRAVEL: SPOOKY HOMES, SERIAL STOWAWAYS, $274 FLIGHTS TO THE USVI, AND MORE!

You can't travel better if you don't know what's going on in the world around you. That's why each week, ESSENCE will bring you the...

 
 
 

TULSI GABBARD TO ATTEND DEBATE AFTER THREATENING BOYCOTT

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard confirmed that she will be participating in the Democratic debate on Oct. 15, just days after threatening to boycott...

UPGRADE YOUR CLOSET WITH THESE COLUMBUS DAY SALES

Wallace may be the only Christopher we acknowledge, but there's nothing wrong with taking advantage of a sale. If you're looking to...

 
 
 
Regina King Was Ready To Save The Day Long Before ‘Watchmen'

REGINA KING WAS READY TO SAVE THE DAY LONG BEFORE ‘WATCHMEN'

Regina King's Oscar-winning role in If Beale Street Could Talk required emotional gymnastics. But her turn as a detective turned superhero...

Simone Biles and Coco Gauff Hit Major Milestones In Sports

SIMONE BILES AND COCO GAUFF HIT MAJOR MILESTONES IN SPORTS

It was a big weekend for Black girls in sports! Both gymnast Simone Biles and tennis ingenue Coco Gauff hit major athletic and career...

 
 
 

SANAA LATHAN IS INVESTING IN HERSELF RATHER THAN MARRIAGE

Sanaa Lathan is devoted to creating her own Nappily Ever After, and she doesn't need a husband to do it, she said. The actress told...

Fake Depiction Of Trump Brutally Killing Black Lives Matter, Assaulting Maxine Waters Shown At His Resort

FAKE DEPICTION OF TRUMP BRUTALLY KILLING BLACK LIVES MATTER, ASSAULTING MAXINE WATERS SHOWN AT HIS RESORT

A group of Donald Trump supporters are making it explicitly clear how they feel about his detractors. In a fake, but gruesome video,...

 
 
 



Zoë Kravitz Has Been Cast as Selina Kyle in 'The Batman'

Zoë Kravitz Has Been Cast as Selina Kyle in 'The Batman'

According to reports , Zoë Kravitz has been cast as Selina Kyle in the upcoming The Batman film starring Robert Pattinson. Somewhat confirming the news, director Matt Reeves... Read more ...

Travis Scott Thinks He Broke His Knee in Nasty Onstage Fall: 'This Show...

Travis Scott Thinks He Broke His Knee in Nasty Onstage Fall: 'This Show Cannot Stop Just Yet'

Travis Scott is clearly a firm believer that the show must go on! During his performance at the Rolling Loud Music Festival in Queens, New York, on Saturday, the 28-year-old... Read more ...

Zoë Kravitz to star as Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson in ‘The Batman'

Zoë Kravitz to star as Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson in ‘The Batman'

Actress Zoe Kravitz will star as Catwoman in the upcoming superhero flick “The Batman” - opposite Robert Pattinson, who will play the Dark Knight, a report said Monday. The... Read more ...

Madame Figaro China

Madame Figaro China

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The Kosas 10 Second Eye Shadow Made Me Completely Rethink Liquid Shadow

The Kosas 10 Second Eye Shadow Made Me Completely Rethink Liquid Shadow

Ordinarily, I'm not a huge fan of liquid eye shadows. I find that many of them crease, are too sheer, and flake off once dry. That's why I was surprised to find a collection I... Read more ...

The "Side Tip" Nail Art Trend May Be Your Next Go-To If You're Over the...

The "Side Tip" Nail Art Trend May Be Your Next Go-To If You're Over the French Manicure

While the french manicure has been everywhere lately, some nail artists are choosing to put a modern twist on the look with the "side french tip" nail trend. The look includes... Read more ...

Kim Kardashian's BFF Kristen Noel Crawley Calls North West a Style ‘Icon'

Kim Kardashian's BFF Kristen Noel Crawley Calls North West a Style ‘Icon'

High praise! Kim Kardashian's BFF and KNC Beauty founder, Kristen Noel Crawley, had some flattering things to say about North West's fashion sense at Tiffany & Co.'s event... Read more ...

Khloé Kardashian Says She Doesn't Care to Date Right Now: ‘I'm Not in a Rush...

Khloé Kardashian Says She Doesn't Care to Date Right Now: ‘I'm Not in a Rush for It'

Alexa, play “Single Ladies.” Khloé Kardashian may be alone following her split from Tristan Thompson, but she's not lonely! “I haven't jumped into dating, I don't care to date... Read more ...

Best Blushes (2019) | Editor's Top Picks

Best Blushes (2019) | Editor's Top Picks

Welcome to my guide to the Best Blushes - 2019 Edition! Each year, right around the holiday season, I go through and update my top picks across various formulas, and the first... Read more ...

Kate Middleton and Prince William Will Celebrate the UK's 'Unique Bond' with...

Kate Middleton and Prince William Will Celebrate the UK's 'Unique Bond' with Pakistan on Tour

Kate Middleton and Prince William will celebrate the “unique bonds” that Britain has with Pakistan during their groundbreaking tour this week. William is expected to tell a... Read more ...