GABRIELLE UNION AND DWYANE WADE SAID THE CRITICISM AFTER THE BIRTH OF THEIR DAUGHTER WAS ‘HURTFUL'

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade opened up about some of the criticism they endured following the birth of their first daughter, Kaavia...

THIS 8-YEAR-OLD GIRL DRESSED UP AS A YOUNG MICHELLE OBAMA - AND KILLED IT!

An 8-year-old fan of Michelle Obama decided to recreate an iconic look from the former First Lady's youth - and she nailed it. For...

 
 
 

THE CAST OF ‘A DIFFERENT WORLD' GAVE $100K CHECK TO THIS HBCU

The cast of A Different World is giving back to a historically black college and university in need. According to EBONY, the cast of...

NICK CANNON DEFENDS KEVIN HART OVER BACKLASH FROM HOMOPHOBIC TWEETS

Nick Cannon has come to the defense of Kevin Hart after he stepped down from hosting the 91st annual Academy Awards next year due to...

 
 
 

EX-FIANCÉ OF MURDERED NAVY CHIEF PETTY OFFICER JAILED IN FLORIDA

The ex-fiancé of a Navy Chief Petty Officer found murdered in her Florida home was arrested Friday. Andrea Washington was found dead...

REP. OCASIO-CORTEZ HAS AN ANSWER FOR TRUMP JR'S ATTEMPT TO COME FOR HER

Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had the perfect clap back after Donald Trump Jr. tried to insult her. The president's...

 
 
 

TEXAS MOM WANTS SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FIRED OVER CALLING HER SON A ‘MONKEY'

A Texas mother is calling for the firing of a teacher in her son's elementary school for calling the five-year-old a monkey. According...

GET READY! A ‘NEW YORK UNDERCOVER' REBOOT COULD BE COMING TO ABC

Good news 90s TV fans! Dick Wolf's groundbreaking drama, New York Undercover could actually be returning to TV in the near future....

 
 
 

JANELLE MONÁE'S REACTION TO HER GRAMMY NOMINATION HAS US IN OUR FEELINGS

Nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards were announced Friday and many of our favs received the honor. Janelle Monáe, whose project...

DONALD TRUMP EMPLOYS UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS, ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT

It appears as though the New York Times has stumbled upon a secret Donald Trump likely never wanted to get out. In an investigative...

 
 
 

JASON MITCHELL ON HIS NEW FILM ‘TYREL': ‘IT PUTS YOU IN THE SHOES OF THE EVERYDAY, ALIENATED BLACK PERSON'

Actor Jason Mitchell is chartering new territory in his role as the only Black friend on a guys' trip that goes horribly wrong in his...

BUYBLACK GIFT GUIDE: 20 HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR HOSTS & HOME ENTHUSIASTS

The season of giving is in full effect and ESSENCE is here to keep you sane. We know you've been invited to a party or two and need...

 
 
 

DWYANE WADE RESPONDS TO GABRIELLE UNION'S MOM SHAMERS: ‘WE HAD OUR BABY AND EVERYONE STARTED TALKING'

It's only been a month since Kaavia James Union Wade, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's newborn daughter, made her world debut, and...

VIDEO: SZA'S HILARIOUSLY HONEST ACCEPTANCE SPEECH AT BILLBOARD'S WOMEN IN MUSIC EVENT WILL MAKE YOUR DAY

Grammy-nominated songstress SZA had the crowd smiling from ear to ear as she delivered a brief but unforgettable speech to accept her...

 
 
 

CYNTOIA BROWN WON'T BE ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE UNTIL SHE SERVES AT LEAST 51 YEARS IN PRISON

In recent years people have all rallied around Cyntoia Brown, the young woman who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the shooting...

FROM JOHN LEGEND TO NONAME: 6 NEW SINGLES OF THE WEEK

Happy Friday! We've made it to the end of the week, which means the weekend has arrived and so has another list of our favorite singles...

 
 
 

JANELLE MONAE: ‘THE MOST DIFFICULT TRAIL TO BLAZE IS THE ONE THAT TAKES US INSIDE OF WHO WE ARE'

Janelle Monae spoke truth to power on Thursday evening as she took to the stage to accept her Trailblazer Award at the 2018 Billboard...

MICHELLE WILLIAMS AND FIANCÉ CHAD JOHNSON HAVE CALLED IT QUITS

Singer Michelle Williams and her fiancé, sports pastor Chad Johnson, have called off their engagement. The Destiny's Child star broke...

 
 
 

BUYBLACK GIFT GUIDE: 20 HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR HOSTS & HOME ENTHUSIASTS

The season of giving is in full effect and ESSENCE is here to keep you sane. We know you've been invited to a party or two and need...

4TH WOMAN ACCUSES NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is facing yet another accusation of sexual misconduct, even after previously coming out and...

 
 
 



Meghan Markle Loses Second Close Staff Member - But Not Because She's...

Meghan Markle Loses Second Close Staff Member - But Not Because She's ‘Difficult'

Early last month, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's personal assistant Melissa Toubati quit her job after only six months working for the royal family. Now, just about a month... Read more ...

Hailey Baldwin Hilariously Stumped By Justin Bieber-Themed Lie Detector Question

Hailey Baldwin Hilariously Stumped By Justin Bieber-Themed Lie Detector Question

Better brush up on those answers, girl! In a recent episode of Carpool Karaoke, the new Mrs. Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin, and close pal, Kendall Jenner, got up to a lot of... Read more ...

Alla Carta Magazine

Alla Carta Magazine

Alla Carta Magazine November 2018 Cover Read more ...

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Advent Calendar Day 9: Meguru Yamaguchi 'OUT OF BOUNDS NO.93' Painting

Advent Calendar Day 9: Meguru Yamaguchi 'OUT OF BOUNDS NO.93' Painting

Meguru Yamaguchi is a Brooklyn-based artist known for his sprawling sculptural paintings of brushstrokes. The Japanese creative calls his signature technique “Cut & Paste.” The... Read more ...

Advent Calendar Day 9: JW Anderson x Converse Chuck 70 "Toy"

Advent Calendar Day 9: JW Anderson x Converse Chuck 70 "Toy"

Things get bold and bright with our latest entry, the JW Anderson x Converse Chuck 70 "Toy." The collection's “Mountain View/Jolly-Heron” colorway continues this year's Advent... Read more ...

Vogue Italia

Vogue Italia

Sonnet 73 fashion film Read more ...

Nike Takes the Air Max 95 to the Carnival

Nike Takes the Air Max 95 to the Carnival

Nike has another bold Air Max 95 colorway in the pipeline, this time drawing inspiration from the playful colors and patterns of the carnival. This Air Max 95 Essential... Read more ...

Nike's Air Max 95 Essential Gets a Multi-Textile Black & Orange Scheme

Nike's Air Max 95 Essential Gets a Multi-Textile Black & Orange Scheme

Following the release of a Carhartt WIP collaboration , Nike 's Air Max 95 refreshes in another patterned colorway featuring a multi-textile black and orange upper. This bold... Read more ...

Harper's Bazaar Kazakhstan

Harper's Bazaar Kazakhstan

Harper's Bazaar Kazakhstan December 2018 Cover Read more ...