Residents of Lemon Grove, California are ecstatic to see a change in the political makeup of the small city in San Diego county. A few weeks ago, an African American female, Racquel Vasquez was elected mayor, making her the first person of any color to serve on the
Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson of the University of Louisville makes history in becoming the youngest quarterback in history. At age 19, Jackson was selected on Saturday (Dec. 10) as the 82nd winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy, an award presented annually by the Heisman Trophy Trust
Rachel VanWormer and John W. Wells III as Charlotte and Jonny.
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Dorm room and dinner conversations surrounding race, religion and sexuality are topics that make up Bathsheba Doran’s cleverly written and entertaining dramedy, "The Mystery of Love and Sex", now playing at Diversionary Theatre
(San Diego, CA) You’ve seen and heard them at fairs, conferences and conventions all over the city but next month M.A.N.D.A.T.E Records own Men 4 Christ will be in concert and singing their newly released songs from “Breakthrough”, the title of their new CD.
Age ain't nothing but a number. Whomever first said that phrase certainly had it right.
Take a look at 53-year old former beauty queen, singer and actress Vanessa Williams and her gorgeous daughter, Lion Babe’s Jillian Hervey, covering the January issue of ESSENCE. Without a doubt, beauty runs in the
The Writers Guild Awards (WGA) has just announced its nominees for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. Winners will be honored at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at ceremonies in New York City and Los
In a 2 hour special, entertainers join host Steve Harvey for the return of the ultimate talent showcase Showtime at The Apollo. The celebrated entertainment show, premieres tonight at 8 p.m., on Fox.
Check out a few images from the live taping a few days ago featuring performances
Smartphone apps used for ridesharing companies Lyft and Uber have become a big part of the travelers busy lifestyle. Whether it’s business or leisure, flexible transportation services is a booming tech business.
Featured recently in Essence, black-owned app Moovn, first launched in 2015, by entrepreneur Godwin Gabriel, is
(Los Angeles, CA) The Reed for Hope Foundation (RFHF) surprised thousands of guests with a live-guest performance by Doug E. Fresh at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's (AHF) "Keep the Promise" concert last night at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood to kick off RFHF's inaugural Love Healthy Lounge Experience and Love
It’s that festive time of the year again! Putting seasonal decorations up is the best ways to get into the holiday mood. The ambiance of lights, trees and wreaths, help put homes in the holiday spirit.
However, when not used properly, decorations–particularly lights–can create safety hazards