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Essence Announces Move to Expanded, Bimonthly Print Issues

Essence Communications President Michelle Ebanks (L) and Essence Chief Content & Creative Officer Moana Luu speak onstage during the 2019 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on February 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Aaron J. Thornton (Getty Images for Essence) Starting next year, Essence magazine will move from […]

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One Candidate In, One Candidate Out: This Week in the 2020 Race

Every Saturday morning, we’re publishing “This Week in the 2020 Race”: a quick way to catch up on the presidential campaign and the field of 24 candidates for the Democratic nomination. Here’s our latest edition: One candidate walks out, one candidate walks in Three months to the day after he announced his presidential campaign, saying […]

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Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light

Photo: Emma McIntyre (GETTY IMAGES) As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into the […]

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How to Throw a 25-Year Party: Why Essence Festival Is Your Faves’ Favorite Event of the Year

Regina King (R) takes a selfie with a fan at Essence Festival 2018 on July 6, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana.Photo: Bennett Raglin (Getty Images for Annapurna) What makes a great party? No, I mean a really great party; the kind people look forward to, year after year. This Fourth of July weekend, we’re going […]

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Luxury Comes Home: At My City, 4 Ways, Law Roach Helped Celebrate the Undefeatable Style of Chicago

MC Lyte (l) and Law RoachPhoto: Nigel DeGraff (Ford Motor Company/Essence Communications) With the sometimes troubling narratives spun about Chicago, it can be easy to forget that America’s third largest city is also deeply rich with culture, beauty, style and great taste. But in all its complexity, Chicagoans intimately know how beautiful our city is, […]

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