SHONDA RHIMES IS THE HIGHEST PAID SHOWRUNNER IN HOLLYWOOD, AND SHE WANTS EVERYONE TO KNOW IT

There's no denying Shonda Rhimes changed television forever. After shaking up primetime with Grey's Anatomy Rhimes has gone on to create...

BLACK STUDENT AT ALABAMA CATHOLIC SCHOOL TORMENTED BY RACIST BULLIES

The parents of a Black student at a Catholic high school in Alabama have filed a lawsuit after the student was allegedly tormented...

 
 
 

THESE COUPLES CAME OUT TO CELEBRATE AND SPREAD LOVE AT ESSENCE'S BLACK LOVE GALA IN NYC

You can't outdo Black Love! Although we highlight the beauty of Black love year-round here at ESSENCE, but on October 13th 2018, at...

WATCH INMYFEED: WE CAPE FOR SERENA WILLIAMS AND TALK ABOUT RACIALLY PROFILING

Welcome to InMyFeed, ESSENCE's daily digital show that offers you a quick look of the hottest headlines on your timeline. Today our...

 
 
 

INSIDE KANDI BURRUSS' CELEBRITY-FILLED DUNGEON PARTY

Over the weekend, Kandi Burruss invited guests to spice things up at her Dungeon Party. The event featured guests like Sevyn Streeter,...

DETROIT COUPLE GETS WEDDING ‘REDO' AFTER INTERNET CRITICS RUINED THEIR FIRST ONE

Not all weddings go exactly as planned, and sometimes events and circumstances that are out of one's control can take away from the...

 
 
 

LIL WAYNE EXPLAINS WHY HE OPENED UP ABOUT HIS SUICIDE ATTEMPT ON ‘THA CARTER V'

Lil Wayne has long said that when he was 12 years old and shot himself in the chest that it was an accident. But now on his a new track,...

TOGETHER AGAIN! LA LA ANTHONY AND CARMELO ANTHONY ARE ‘FIGURING OUT' THEIR MARRIAGE

Keith Sweat said we have to make it last forever, and actress La La Anthony and her NBA hubby Carmelo Anthony are trying to d0 just...

 
 
 

RACIST THIEVES VANDALIZE BLACK FAMILY'S CAR

It is already violating enough to have your car broken into and your possessions taken, but imagine being faced with racist slurs keyed...

CHARLAMAGNE CANCELS CONVERSATION ON MENTAL WITH KANYE WEST BECAUSE ‘IT WOULD NOT BE PRODUCTIVE'

Power 105.1 radio host Charlamagne Tha God no longer thinks it's a good idea to talk to Kanye West about mental health. After the rapper's...

 
 
 

‘UGLY BETTY' IS COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is getting its own version of the hit television show Ugly Betty! According to Variety, the rights to Betty La Fea, the...

PREACH, SIS! JILL SCOTT GOES IN ABOUT LOVE LESSONS LEARNED, THE TYPE OF MEN SHE ABSOLUTELY WILL NOT DATE

Fresh out of a tumultuous marriage, singer Jill Scott is letting future suitors know that they better come correct in order to get...

 
 
 

SAMUEL L. JACKSON TO HOST ‘ENSLAVED' DOCUMENTARY

Samuel L. Jackson will host a new six-part documentary series that centers on the Middle Passage during slavery. According to Deadline,...

TAMAR BRAXTON REVEALS TONI BRAXTON WAS RECENTLY HOSPITALIZED FOR LUPUS

Toni Braxton recently suffered a complication from Lupus that left the singer hospitalized. The news was shared by her younger sister,...

 
 
 

MINNESOTA SENATE CANDIDATE ONCE COMPARED MICHELLE OBAMA TO A ‘CHIMP'

Republican Karin Housley, a state senator in Minnesota who is currently running for the U.S. Senate, has recently come under fire after...

WATCH THE OVEREXPLAINER: UNPACKING AND UNDERSTANDING RAPE CULTURE

This is The OverExplainer, ESSENCE's video series where Danielle Young takes a topic and breaks it down. Rape culture could be simply...

 
 
 

WHITE WOMAN FIRED FROM JOB AFTER BLOCKING BLACK MAN FROM ENTERING HIS CONDO

White women are back at it again, tormenting Black people minding their own business, and using their Beckyphones to call the cops...

RESIDENTS IN FERGUSON WERE ONLY GIVEN 24 HOURS TO MOVE OUT OF CONDEMNED APARTMENTS

Residents at Park Ridge Apartments in Ferguson, Mo.-several of whom have injuries or disabilities-were given less than 24 hours to...

 
 
 

WATCH INMYFEED: A BABY IS ON THE WAY FOR MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY AND MORE!

Welcome to InMyFeed, ESSENCE's daily digital show that offers you a cheat sheet of the hottest topics already on your timeline. Today...

WILL SMITH AND JADA PINKETT SMITH DISCUSS THE ‘WORST' MOMENT IN THEIR MARRIAGE

If you judged the book by its cover, it would be hard to imagine a power couple like Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith being anything...

 
 
 



Pumpkin Spice Makeup Dominated the Elle ‘Women in Hollywood' Red Carpet

Pumpkin Spice Makeup Dominated the Elle ‘Women in Hollywood' Red Carpet

Last night, Yara Shadidi, Shonda Rhimes and Lady Gaga were among a handful of women celebrated during Elle's 25th ‘Women in Hollywood' Celebration. In short, these famous... Read more ...

Khloé Kardashian Worries That Tristan Thompson ‘Will Be An Absent Father To...

Khloé Kardashian Worries That Tristan Thompson ‘Will Be An Absent Father To True. Like He Is To His Son,' Report Says

She's holding on for dear life! Khloé Kardashian is reportedly “clinging” to her baby daddy, Tristan Thompson, for one major reason - her daughter, True Thompson! “Khloé's... Read more ...

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Meghan Markle Wore a Thing: Brandon Maxwell Shirt Dress in Australia Edition

Meghan Markle Wore a Thing: Brandon Maxwell Shirt Dress in Australia Edition

Ever since announcing her engagement to Prince Harry, the world's eyes have been fixed on Meghan Markle - and her style. We'll be following the Meghan Markle Effect™ with our... Read more ...

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British Fashion Council Are Launching A New Designer Pop-Up At Bicester Village

British Fashion Council Are Launching A New Designer Pop-Up At Bicester Village

Online shopping might be a daily go-to at this point in time, but nothing will ever replace some brick and mortar retail therapy. It is our preferred workout routine after all... Read more ...

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Despite ‘Some Setbacks And Complications,' Jazz Jennings Says She's ‘Doing...

Despite ‘Some Setbacks And Complications,' Jazz Jennings Says She's ‘Doing Great' After Gender Confirmation Surgery

It sounds like congratulations are in order for TLC star Jazz Jennings! The 18-year-old, whose transgender journey has been featured on I Am Jazz since 2015, recently had her... Read more ...

Marijuana in the 2018 Midterms: A State-by-State GuideThe year

Marijuana in the 2018 Midterms: A State-by-State GuideThe year

Marijuana in the 2018 Midterms: A State-by-State Guide The year 2016 was a big one for cannabis legislation. According to The Washington Post , voters in California, Nevada... Read more ...

It's A Boy! Pippa Middleton Reportedly Gives Birth To Baby No. 1 With...

It's A Boy! Pippa Middleton Reportedly Gives Birth To Baby No. 1 With Husband James Matthews

Congratulations are in order for Pippa Middleton - she's a new mom! The 35-year-old reportedly gave birth to her first child, a baby boy, with her husband James Matthews on... Read more ...