EARLE "GRANDPA HUXTABLE" HYMAN PASSES AWAY AT 91

Acclaimed actor Earle Hyman died Thursday at the age of 91, as first reported by Broadway Black. It is not yet known how he died, but...

MICHELLE OBAMA ON SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ALLEGATIONS: 'THERE IS AN UGLINESS THERE'

Michelle Obama weighed in on the current conversation surrounding sexual harassment and misconduct, saying that the slew of allegations...

 
 
 

BEYONCE SHOWS OFF KILLER OUTFIT AND HAIR FROM SERENA WILLIAMS' WEDDING!

Beyoncé had a front row seat to Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian's wedding Thursday, and she came to slay in her outfit! The Lemonade...

CELEBRITY PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: NOV. 19 - NOV. 25

See Jennifer Lewis, Bell Biv DeVoe, Kerry Washington, Kandi Burruss, Ayesha Curry and more celebrity pics of the week.

 
 
 

JESMYN WARD WINS SECOND NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR ‘SING, UNBURIED, SING'  

MacArthur “Genius” grantee Jesmyn Ward took home the National Book Award prize for Fiction Wednesday, marking the second time she has...

COLIN KAEPERNICK SHARES MEMORABLE MOMENT WITH ICONIC OLYMPIANS TOMMIE SMITH AND JOHN CARLOS

Colin Kaepernick has had one heck of a year as the NFL's most outspoken activist. He joins a list of athletes who have used their platform...

 
 
 

SERENA WILLIAMS SHARES A FIRST LOOK AT HER WEDDING DRESS

Serena Williams officially became a married woman this week and now she's giving the world a first glimpse at the stunning bridal gown...

FIRST LOOK: PBS EXAMINES THE HISTORY OF HBCUS WITH NEW DOCUMENTARY, 'TELL THEM WE ARE RISING'

PBS is taking the lead on offering viewers an opportunity to learn the true history of HBCUs with a compelling new documentary titled,...

 
 
 

DO WE RESPOND DIFFERENTLY TO SEXUAL ASSAULT WHEN BLACK MEN ARE ACCUSED? 

In the wake of women coming forward to accuse Hollywood juggernaut Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, more victims of sexual misconduct...

GET EXCITED FOR YOUTUBE RED'S 'STEP UP: HIGH WATER' WITH THIS NEW CLIP

YouTube Red is bringing back Step Up, but there's a twist. The new series, led by Ne-Yo and actress Naya Rivera, follow ambitious performers...

 
 
 

ESSENCE ON THE HILL: 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN POLITICS THIS WEEK 

African American lawmakers grilled Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a House Judiciary Committee hearing this week about President...

TRACEE ELLIS ROSS PLANS TO PAY A FASHION TRIBUTE TO MOM DIANA ROSS AS HOST OF THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

After launching her holiday fashion line with JCPenney earlier this week, Tracee Ellis Ross is set to host the American Music Awards...

 
 
 

GENECE E. BRINKLEY: WHO IS THE JUDGE IN MEEK MILL'S CASE?

As details about Meek Mill's case continue to emerge, the judge at the center of it all is facing enormous scrutiny. Judge Genece E....

REVIEW: ‘MUDBOUND' REMINDS US THAT RACE RELATIONS HAVEN'T PROGRESSED IN THIS COUNTRY

Mudbound chronicles the stories of two families - one Black, one white - pit against each other thanks to a white capitalist social...

 
 
 

KIRK FRANKLIN AND LEDISI ARE WOWING AUDIENCES ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITH THE 'REBEL, SOUL AND SAINT' TOUR

There's nothing quite like great music to get the holiday season in gear and two of our favorite entertainers have teamed up to bring...

JOE BIDEN NEEDS TO ADDRESS HIS WRONGS WITH ANITA HILL AND BLACK WOMEN BEFORE CONSIDERING A 2020 RUN

In terms of his political ambitions, former Vice President Joe Biden appears to be living in a perpetual state of what might have been. Following...

 
 
 

HERE'S EVERYTHING WE KNOW ABOUT SERENA WILLIAMS' STAR-STUDDED NEW ORLEANS WEDDING  

On Thursday evening, Serena Williams married her longtime love, Alexis Ohanian. The world's greatest tennis player had a million-dollar...

HISTORY! NIGERIA'S BOBSLED TEAM IS HEADED TO THE WINTER OLYMPICS

For the first time in its history, Nigeria will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and it's all thanks to the women's...

 
 
 

FATHER OF 11 STABBED TO DEATH PROTECTING 8-YEAR-OLD SON FROM ROBBERY

A father of 11 was stabbed to death while protecting his 8-year-old son during an attempted robbery in Jersey City, NJ. Jose Malave,...

12 BLACK FRIDAY FASHION DEALS YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

If there's one day of the year that you can score some of the best deals ever, it's definitely Black Friday. Even if you want to avoid...

 
 
 



Selena Gomez Debuts Blonde Hair at the AMAs - and TBH, She's Never Looked Hotter

Selena Gomez Debuts Blonde Hair at the AMAs - and TBH, She's Never Looked Hotter

Blonde ambition! Selena Gomez hit the red carpet at the 2017 American Music Awards in LA on Sunday, Nov. 19, looking hotter than ever with bright,... Read more ...

Selena Gomez Slammed for Lip Syncing Her First Performance Since Undergoing...

Selena Gomez Slammed for Lip Syncing Her First Performance Since Undergoing Kidney Transplant

In her first performance since undergoing a kidney transplant, Selena Gomez proved she is resilient on the American Music Awards stage. However,... Read more ...

Designer Azzedine Alaïa Passes Away at the Age of 77

Designer Azzedine Alaïa Passes Away at the Age of 77

Parisian designer Azzedine Alaïa has died in Paris at the age of 77. Crowned by women around the world as "King of Cling" for his sculpted designs, Alaïa introduced garments... Read more ...

Lena Dunham criticised for defending friend accused of rape

Lena Dunham criticised for defending friend accused of rape

Lena Dunham is trending on Twitter again for all the wrong reasons. After it came to light that Girls writer Murray Miller was accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in 2012... Read more ...

Alessandra Ambrosio Will Reportedly Walk Her Last Victoria's Secret Fashion...

Alessandra Ambrosio Will Reportedly Walk Her Last Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai

On Friday night, various Victoria's Secret fan accounts and Imonation took to social media to announce that Alessandra Ambrosio, one of the lingerie brand's most beloved... Read more ...

THE DAILY OBSESSIONS

THE DAILY OBSESSIONS

The Sailor Bag by Carven. Photography by Nicolas Despis. Styling by Alexandre Roy. Read more ...

Azzedine Alaïa Has Died at Age 77

Azzedine Alaïa Has Died at Age 77

Legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away at the age of 77, according to French publication Le Point. Born in Tunisia, Alaïa rose to fame in the '80s, quickly becoming... Read more ...

Serena Williams Got Married in Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton

Serena Williams Got Married in Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton

On Friday in New Orleans, tennis champion (and the greatest female athlete of all time) Serena Williams wed her longtime beau, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, in a ceremony... Read more ...

Jay-Z says prison system stalks black people like Meek Mill

Jay-Z says prison system stalks black people like Meek Mill

Rapper Meek Mill has had his bail hearing cancelled “due to an administrative error”, after being sentenced to a minimum of two years in prison for violating his probation... Read more ...

Various Lookbooks/Catalogs

Various Lookbooks/Catalogs

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