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NYC Awards $19 Million To Over 150 City Organizations For Census Education and Organizing

Some 155 community-based organizations in New York City were awarded $19 million in census funds, in order to help ensure outreach and full participation in the 2020 census. According to […] The post NYC ...

Added December 09, 2019

How To Wear Pantone’s 2020 Color Of The Year

The new year may mark a fresh start. But you don’t have to wait until January 1, to step into the new you. When you switch up your look, we […] The post How To Wear Pantone’s 2020 Color Of The Year appeared ...

Added December 09, 2019

YouTube Announces Original Special ‘Creators For Change With Michelle Obama’

YouTube Originals has announced a new special featuring our beloved forever first lady Michelle Obama. Creators for Change with Michelle Obama: Girls’ Education is the first installment of Creators for ...

Added December 09, 2019

Drake, Chance The Rapper And Other Celebs Tribute Juice WRLD

The music world was shocked over the weekend when news broke that 21-year-old rapper, Juice WRLD, died Sunday after having a seizure at Chicago’s Midway Airport. The Chicago musician, whose […] The post ...

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Opinion: The Culture Should Cancel Fabolous, Even If Emily B Won’t

Last year, video surfaced of rapper Fabolous making threats in a combative altercation with his longtime girlfriend, Emily B. It was coupled with reports about him brutally knocking out her […] The post ...

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Rickey Thompson Partners With AE For The Holidays

While it’s easy to get wrapped up in the craziness that is holiday season, retailer American Eagle is encouraging customers to get in the spirit of giving this Christmas. This […] The post Rickey Thompson ...

Added December 09, 2019

Opinion: The Culture Should Cancel Fabolous, Even if Emily B Won’t

Last year, video surfaced of rapper Fabolous making threats in a combative altercation with his longtime girlfriend, Emily B. It was coupled with reports about him brutally knocking out her […] The post ...

Added December 09, 2019

The Best Beauty Looks From Art Basel Miami 2019

When you bring over four thousand artists from around the world to one city for a weekend chock-full of art shows and parties, you’re bound to come across quite a […] The post The Best Beauty Looks From ...

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NYPD Officers Submit Affidavit Saying They Were Pressured To Arrest Black And Brown People

A number of retired NYPD police officers, and one active-duty Lieutenant, have offered up affidavits in a discrimination lawsuit that suggests one commander, in particular, was directing subordinates to ...

Added December 09, 2019

Black Travel Vibes: This Utah Escape Was Out Of This World

Red-rock cliffs, sandstone deserts, and snow-covered mountain peaks combine to give Utah an otherworldly look that can make you feel like you’re somewhere other than the United States. When it […] The ...

Added December 09, 2019

8 Must-Have Holiday Gifts For New Moms

We’re days away from the biggest holiday of the year, when people remember how good it feels to give. If you’re scratching your head wondering what to purchase that new […] The post 8 Must-Have Holiday ...

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Cardi B Talks Motherhood And Forgiving Offset’s Infidelity

Cardi B’s arguably had the most impressive glow-up of any artist in the past five years. With fame and enormous success also comes criticism over her personal life, which the […] The post Cardi B Talks ...

Added December 09, 2019

This Is Slick Woods Like We’ve Never Seen Her Before

Slick Woods gave Instagram followers a new reason to fangirl for her beauty when she posted a photo of what appears to be a young(er) version of herself. We’re used […] The post This Is Slick Woods Like ...

Added December 09, 2019

Best Holiday Gifts For The Dog Owners

For the women in your life who love their dogs like family, these holidays gifts will make them both want to jump for joy. The post Best Holiday Gifts For The Dog Owners appeared first on Essence.

Added December 09, 2019

Trending in Travel: Designer Deliveries, Ice Castles, $194 Flights To Mexico And More!

You can’t travel better if you don’t know what’s going on in the world around you. That’s why each week, ESSENCE will bring you the latest in trending travel news […] The post Trending in Travel: Designer ...

Added December 09, 2019

Alabama 5-Year-Old Killed In Crossfire During Argument Between Family Members

A 5-year-old in Birmingham, Alabama, was shot and killed after being caught in the crossfire during an argument between two family members. According to AL.com, Ta’Narius “TJ” Moore Jr., a […] The post ...

Added December 09, 2019

Melina Matsoukas Explains The Infuriating Ending To ‘Queen & Slim’

If you haven’t seen Queen & Slim yet, first of all, how dare you? What are you waiting for? But mostly, you should stop reading because we’re about to talk […] The post Melina Matsoukas Explains The ...

Added December 09, 2019

Beyoncé Teases Re-Release of Ivy Park Line With Must-See Braids

Beyoncé is the Queen of everything. And on Monday, she reminded us of her eminence when she posted images from her Ivy Park campaign with Adidas, where she’s seen rocking […] The post Beyoncé Teases Re ...

Added December 09, 2019

We Found The Curvy Girl Version Of Cardi B’s African Swimsuit

This past weekend, everyone’s favorite unfiltered rapstress Cardi B touched down on the continent for the first time to perform in Nigeria and Ghana for the Livespot X Festival. While […] The post We Found ...

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Golden Globe Awards 2020: A Full List Of Every Black Actor Nominated

The Golden Globe Awards nominations were announced Monday morning and while some of the nominations didn’t come as a surprise, the snubs sure did. Noticeably shut out from the awards […] The post Golden ...

Added December 09, 2019

Cardi B Covers Vogue With Her Daughter Kulture

If one iconic cover wasn’t enough this morning (Beyonce, Elle UK), American Vogue released its 4th cover for its January issue featuring Cardi B. The rapper, actress, and designer posed […] The post Cardi ...

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Beyoncé On Motherhood Giving Her A Higher Purpose

We all know that interviews with the accomplished megastar Beyoncé Knowles-Carter are few and far between. That’s why each time the singer gives her fans a glimpse into her life […] The post Beyoncé On ...

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Cardi B Had The Time Of Her Life On Epic Trip To Nigeria And Ghana

Cardi B spent last weekend in West Africa, performing two back-to-back shows in Nigeria and Ghana. The “Money” rapper had the time of her life on the continent as she […] The post Cardi B Had The Time ...

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Watch The OverExplainer React To ‘Billboard’s’ Hot Hip Hop And R&B Songs Of The 2010s List

Billboard caused an uproar on the Internet last week when they released their lists, celebrating the biggest in music during this decade. And there’s no doubt the expansive lists were […] The post Watch ...

Added December 09, 2019

Beyonce Previews New Ivy Park x Adidas Collection

To kick off our week, Beyonce put this Monday in motion when she released a series of Ivy Park photos to Instagram. Earlier this year, the “Formation” singer teased an […] The post Beyonce Previews New ...

Added December 09, 2019