According to Shadow and Act, HBO Max is developing a period drama series surrounding the launch of Essence magazine in the post-civil rights era. The project is executive produced by Edward Lewis, an Essence co-founder and the chairman and publisher emeritus of Essence Communications, Inc.


Mother’s Day is approaching this weekend, and the Diddy and his children will have to experience the day that celebrates mom for the first time without Kim Porter after she tragically passed November last year from complications of pneumonia. Essence took the unprecedented step of featuring Diddy and his children on the cover of their […]


Grieving for a loved one is always a slow process but thankfully Diddy is seemingly in a better place. He opened up about his recent loss in depth interview.


Season Three of Netflix’s monster hit, Orange is the New Black is right around the corner and ESSENCE magazine is celebrating all the various Black beauty the show has to offer.


The 8th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon happened yesterday (February 19) and it was nothing but beautiful smiles all across the blue carpet and beyond. And there’s more where that came from.

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TV host, actress and Hip-Hop vet Queen Latifah is totally fearless and beams with confidence on the cover of Essence’s November Career Issue.


Constance White, the former editor in chief of Essence magazine has revealed that she was fired for not sharing the same vision as her bosses. White claims to have been let go early last month, after leaders at Time Inc. wanted to remove Black women from being the focus of the publication.

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President Obama covers the July issue of Essence Magazine, where he takes on critics who have blasted his administration for not ending the recession. While his opponent, Mitt Romney’s, campaign hinges on his ability to convince the American public that Obama has done little to alter the state of the economy, the POTUS revealed that […]


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