Get Healthier In 2018! What Your Body Is Telling You To Check On

December 28, 2017
Your anatomy is constantly changing. With the aches and pains that come along with daily wear and busy lifestyles, it can be easy to

How To Build Your Spirit Team

December 1, 2017
As I’ve come into my spiritual gifts over the years, various forces have assisted me while I sought to enhance my metaphysical abilities and

Maxine Waters Reclaims Her Time On The Dec/Jan Cover Of ESSENCE

November 14, 2017
Black is beautiful is an empowering statement. And I can remember when it first came about. And to hear young black people in particular

7 Celebrity Women Whose Weight Loss And Fitness Journeys Have Inspired Us

November 5, 2017
With the help of diet and exercise (and in some cases, surgery) these celebs have gone through amazing, life-altering transformations for the better. It

Natural Born Leader: Odyssey Media CEO Linda Spradley Dunn Is Making Sure Women Of Color Call The Shots

October 31, 2017
Linda Spradley Dunn answers the phone sounding cheerful and relaxed while vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, the picturesque New England haven where the elite summer

Mira Bell Talks Fashion on Stepping Up with Tina Murphy’s New “Pop Up Fashion Shop LIVE”!

October 30, 2017
Tina Murphy (Beautiful Beginning Boutique) 4314 Market St Wilmington NC 28405 On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Beautiful Beginnings Boutique had their first LIVE Pop

Stepping Up with RD Hill….. The First Black Man to Graduate From Miller Motte College with a Accounting Degree

October 24, 2017
As we debate the headlines about the deaths of young black men and police misconduct, from Baltimore to Ferguson to Staten Island, we fear our society

The Movement of #MeToo

October 16, 2017
About 10 years ago, after I’d graduated college but when I was still waitressing full-time, I attended an empowerment seminar. It was the kind

Haircuts you’ll be asking for in 2018

October 10, 2017
If 2017 was anything for the hair world, it was the year of multi-colored unicorn hair and loose, delightfully lazy lobs, courtesy of the

Must-Read Advice From Black Doctors On Preventing And Battling Cancer

October 7, 2017
What does it take to stay cancer-free? And what should you do once diagnosed? ESSENCE got nine smart tips from African-American M.D.’s on saving
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