Just in time for the release of "Hidden Figures," the film's stars are absolutely stunning on the magazine's February 2017 cover.


Vanessa Williams is no stranger to gracing magazines covers with her stunning beauty, after all she has been in the business for over 30 years and still looks as beautiful as she did when she won Miss America back in 1983. However her latest magazine cover courtesy of Essence magazine is likely a little bit […]

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Oprah Winfrey is the kind of person that you feel like you can bare your soul to and share your secrets, dreams, hopes and fears with, luckily she is also just as open with her millions of fans around the world. One of her biggest and most personal struggles is her weight loss journey, which […]

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Whether you’re a fan of her Emmy-winning role on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, inspired by her dazzling red carpet style or enamored by her all-around awesomeness, chances are Uzo Aduba is on your radar in some form or fashion and she isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The actress is the […]

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It’s always a welcoming feeling when black women are showcased for the natural beauty that they possess, especially when our vast color spectrum is placed front and center for the world to see. That is exactly what The Colored Girl Project does and the results of black female beauty are stunning.   You can look […]

Ciara is delighted by living in the moment, having accomplished things she remembers dreaming of as teenager: Becoming a world famous singer, selling millions of records, becoming a mother and creating a family. In her interview with Essence for their May 2016 where she covers the mag in floral, the 12-year R&B vet explains how […]

From a very public breakup with Future to now living the dream with beau-to-be, Russell Wilson, Ciara talks faith, marriage, and affirming ones life.

Kerry Washington goes luxe-glam for the November cover of ESSENCE Magazine. Wearing a stunning must-have gold Rafael Cennamo Couture dress and sporting a swoon-worthy gold-tipped manicure,…

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Tequila Pennington-Calwise, a third-grade teacher with Cleveland’s Euclid Park School, has been named the Hardest Black Working Woman in America by Essence magazine. She was nominated for the award based on the work she does not only for her school, but for her community and family. Pennington-Calwise, who has a Master’s in Education, has been teaching […]

As we draw closer to the end of the year, it’s only fitting we pay tribute to the fallen stars and newsmakers that brought us…

Looking red hot in a strapless peplum dress, Alicia Keys takes the cover of ESSENCE magazine’s January issue for the new year. As the Grammy Award winner continues to float on the high of her latest album Girl On Fire, Keys details her spiritual makeover and how she learned to say “no” in order to maintain balance in her hectic life. “It’s okay […]

Tyler Perry is working it on the November cover of Essence. The media mogul discusses his rise to fame, dedication to his craft, some of the late greats like Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. But most importantly, he praised the black woman. “When Black women are down with you and in your corner, you have […]