It has now been confirmed that Eve will host the 13th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards. This will be Eve’s first time hosting during Oscars Week. Eve said,”Essence is such an incredible brand that I’ve looked up to over the years, I’m over the moon to be a part of this event.” Source: […]

The Oakland beauty posed for Essence Magazine in Brazil and was very vocal about social justice for all and honoring the lives of those lost to police brutality.

Ciara looks absolutely beautiful on the latest cover of Essence for the May Issue! She goes into what it’s like to be in love, her career, and motherhood.  Ciara mentioned she made a “goal list” when she was in high school.  She added, ” I was very specific because I do believe you can have […]

Misty Copeland’s Essence cover is everything! She is rocking a free flowing metallic multi-colored maxi dress in the attitude position. In the September issue she talks perseverance, giving back and what it means to be a black ballerina.   Misty was named Principal Ballerina June 30th becoming the first African-American woman to be promoted to […]

Misty Copeland is having a great year. She starred in an Under Armour commercial, was named a principal dancer in the New York City Ballet,…

Uncategorized

Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock Akil and Issa Rae all grace the cover of the May edition of Essence Magazine for their “Game Changers”…

Goodness gracious, would you just look at them?! Essence’s May cover features all of our faves at once: Issa Rae, Shonda Rhimes, Mara Brock Akil,…

Jill Scott will receive a special honor soon from one of your favorite magazines, “Essence.” Click the media player to find out the latest on “Jilly From Philly.” ( @1067wtlc ) ### kimwellsmedia 121914 Follow me on Twitter @kwellscomm.

Women are dominating the little screen. Actresses like Halle Berry and Kerry Washington have moved from the box office to our living rooms. Essence has highlighted the new female faces of television, Alfre Woodard (who will play the POTUS in State of Affairs), Laverne Cox (from Emmy-nominated series Orange is the New Black), Nicole Beharie […]

Uncategorized

Roland Martin talked with “Essence” Editor-in-Chief Vanessa K. Bush about challenges of being the voice of Black women. Bush also discusses how important African American women’s voices are in…

Prince has announced that he will be headlining the 20th annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans in 2014. This isn’t the first time the singer has performed at the festival. In 2004 he performed on the 20th anniversary of his hit single “Purple Rain.” He has also make rounds at other major festivals, headlining this year’s […]