Well, we did it ya’ll! We celebrated our 10 year anniversary and couldn’t have been more excited to spend it with friends, family, subscribers,

    (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Essence)     OVER HALF A MILLION ATTENDEES CONVENE FOR THE 2018 ESSENCE FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY COCA-COLA ESSENCE Festival Concert Series Sells Out

[caption id="attachment_24948" align="alignleft" width="467"] Sheryl Lee Ralph and daughter, Coco Maurice - Photo: Jennifer Johnson Photography.[/caption] In celebration of the 15th annual McDonald’s® 365Black® Awards,

By Deah Mitchell Berry If you’re like most Americans, you may be suffering in silence from a prevalent disease known as “hustle-itis”. Hustle-itis can strike

[caption id="attachment_25770" align="aligncenter" width="1296"] (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)[/caption] The ESSENCE Festival® is pleased to announce that Emmy Award-winning writer/producer/actor Lena Waithe will give a keynote conversation

We’ve seen the photos before. We’ve liked these photos a million times. The indigo blue backdrops with melanin rich models contorting their bodies into

 TASTE OF WINE: By Frank  Mangio The tasting of fine wine is really a celebration of life, especially when it’s accompanied by flavorful food that enhances