Miss Minnesota USA, Somali-American immigrant Halima Aden, made history last November, by becoming the first young woman to wear a hijab and burkini during the swimsuit portion of the competition.
As the 19-year old Muslim model keeps breaking barriers, she make her debut on the runway
[caption id="attachment_21762" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The MOXIE Theatre production of "BLUE DOOR" features Vimel Sephus (left) and Cortez L. Johnson. (Daren Scott)[/caption]
Living in a world where consistent images and celebrations of cultural pride and understanding exist during February—Black History Month, yet today, a good majority of African
The first in-prison program supported by Union Bank will train inmates to develop entrepreneurial and job skills
SAN DIEGO, CA - As part of its ongoing commitment to support the San Diego community, The MUFG Union Bank Foundation donated $50,000 to non-profit Defy Ventures to bring its
In TV-One’s latest film MEDIA, competition, power struggles, passion and unity are all themes that encompass the core of the networks made for T.V. film.
Essentially, in the upcoming original drama, viewers can expect to see a great storyline filled with intriguing characters, played richly by talented actors,
Actor, director, filmmaker, NAACP Image-Award winner and Oscar Nominee, Ava Duvernay looking as amazing as ever, covers Essence's "Black Women in Hollywood" March cover.
Read a few quote's/excerpts from the trailblazer in the upcoming issue which hits newsstands on Friday, February 17.
“I want to do what I
Have we suddenly or as of the November presidential elections and the nomination of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States entered an “alternative sphere?”A different realm of existence in which “real facts” actual occurrences and the truth do not matter?
The late Dr.
From Beyonce and Luther Vandross to DeAngelo and Earth, Wind and Fire here are our top 5 pics for the most romantic (and sexy!) R&B tunes for Valentine's Day. Enjoy!
My Funny Valentine - Although we love Ella Fitzgerald's original recording, we love, love, love the Chaka Khan version from
Well what do ya know, in the history ABC's the Bachelorette, an African American has been cast as the lead.
Happy Black History Month!
Fan favorite Rachel Lindsay, a 31-year-old lawyer currently competing in The Bachelor, will join the ranks of Trista Sutter and JoJo Fletcher, on the
Romance is in the air, greeting cards, red roses, chocolate and relatively anything the heart desires. For Valentine's day we'd like to share a romantic poem by Theodore Mosely titled,
The sound of the rain is caressing her body with clouds of music dancing in
Another legend gone too soon. Just days after being hospitalized for exhaustion, the amazingly talented vocalist passed away at a Los Angeles hospital. According to his agent, the incomparable legendary jazz artists was surrounded by friends and family. The seven time Grammy winner was 76.