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The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know

The One Definition of Beauty EVERY Woman Must Know
How do YOU define BEAUTY? The iconic Mikki Taylor was ESSENCE Magazine’s groundbreaking Beauty & Cover Director for three decades and is now Editor-at-Large. We spoke with her at the Steve Harvey and Essence magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy event in Orlando, Florida. Here, Mikki Taylor defines beauty, and it has nothing to do with your... Read more »

Steve Harvey, Lisa Nichols and Yolanda Adams: Top 3 Rules for Success

Steve Harvey, Lisa Nichols and Yolanda Adams: Top 3 Rules for Success
By Zondra Hughes Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy 2015 is a success bootcamp for 100 lucky students; the event also provided some sage advice for parents as well. Here are three rules for success from Steve Harvey, motivational speaker and best-selling author Lisa Nichols and gospel sensation Yolanda Adams. Wake up with... Read more »

Photos: Six Brown Chicks on the Road to Essence!

SBC Correspondents at the Maryland event.
The Six Brown Chicks and official SBC correspondents joined the Road to Essence Festival as panelists in the 4-city national tour that launched on April 26th in Atlanta and closed yesterday in Maryland. The Road to Essence Festival was a collection of four mini-festivals that paid tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival.... Read more »
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The Road to Essence Festival is Coming!

The Road to Essence Festival is a collection of four mini-festivals that promote and pay homage to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival. The event launched in Atlanta today, where Colgate TOTAL hosted “A TOTAL Conversation” that featured panelists Colgate TOTAL’s Dr. Catrise Austin, Dr. Alison Riddle Fletcher, Dr. Aldun Tartt,  Essence relationship editor... Read more »

Essence and Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Launch Film Competition

Essence and Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Launch Film Competition
Essence magazine is “looking to welcome new voices to the Black Women in Hollywood family,” and challenges you to “write and direct an original short film, no longer than 20 minutes long, that presents an image of a Black woman in a unique, refreshing way.” The magazine has launched a short film contest to seek... Read more »

Essence Music Festival Celebrity Photos!

ALL photos by celebrity photographer Chris Mitchell / CME3000 Instagram: @CME3000.
Essence Music Festival is underway in New Orleans, here are some great images from celebrity photographer Chris Mitchell / CME3000 Instagram: @CME3000.
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Calm Down Black Women: Dwayne Johnson Loves You!

Calm Down Black Women: Dwayne Johnson Loves You!
By Zondra Hughes As a Black woman, I understand the rage, after all, why would Essence magazine, a revered title for African American women, reserve its precious cover to show love to a brother who doesn’t like us? Valid argument, indeed; but the venom is reserved for the wrong guy. While an associate editor for... Read more »