It’s the picture-perfect ending to a historic run. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama grace the cover Essence magazine’s October issue, and it’s the stuff Black fairy tales are made of. Michelle’s hand lay softly on Barack’s chest while he cradles the bend of her back. They’re happily smiling, happily in love. In an exclusive interview […]

Arts & Entertainment

Oprah Winfrey is the kind of person that you feel like you can bare your soul to and share your secrets, dreams, hopes and fears with, luckily she is also just as open with her millions of fans around the world. One of her biggest and most personal struggles is her weight loss journey, which […]

Arts & Entertainment

Whether you’re a fan of her Emmy-winning role on the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, inspired by her dazzling red carpet style or enamored by her all-around awesomeness, chances are Uzo Aduba is on your radar in some form or fashion and she isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The actress is the […]

Health, Beauty & Lifestyle

It’s always a welcoming feeling when black women are showcased for the natural beauty that they possess, especially when our vast color spectrum is placed front and center for the world to see. That is exactly what The Colored Girl Project does and the results of black female beauty are stunning.   You can look […]

From a very public breakup with Future to now living the dream with beau-to-be, Russell Wilson, Ciara talks faith, marriage, and affirming ones life.

It’s been a big week for social media singing sensation Bri (Briana Babineaux) whose debut radio single “I’ll Be The One” moved into the Top 15 on…


These gorgeous, genius women are the epitome of #Blackgirlmagic, and ESSENCE wants the whole world to know it.

Click on the video above to view iconic Essence Magazine cover from 1970 to 2015.  

 Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Article By K. Elliott:: EEW Magazine Entertainment Reporter Gospel-jazz vocalist Kim Burrell, who will be honored at this year’s ESSENCE Fest, recently…

Netflix has made sure that you can stick with them all weekend long for a binge watching good time, that is if you are a fan of Orange Is the New Black. Season Three of the female prison comedy-drama series got an early release Thursday night. Surprise! It’s available today. “Orange” earned more than 20 […]

  Essence magazine is marking a huge milestone in it’s May issue. The magazine is celebrating its 45th anniversary. The cover features five beautiful sisters who are considered trailblazers for African-American women. Read more by clicking here.  

News One Exclusives

Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” take a look at March magazine covers featuring African Americans. In this inaugural edition of “NewsOne Now’s” new segment we…