Tag: Essence

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 »

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 »

Redefined Black Women: Sophia Angeli Nelson, Nikki Woods, and Sonya Sloan

Redefined Black Women: Sophia Angeli Nelson, Nikki Woods, and Sonya Sloan
By Dawniel Winningham, Houston SBC Correspondent The #redefinition will NOT be televised Scott Hebron’s quote on “The revolution will not be televised” “… was about your mind. You have to change your mind before you change the way you live and the way you move…The thing that’s going to change people will be something that... Read more »