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ESSENCE’S “YES, GIRL!” PODCAST TALKS TO ROBYN CRAWFORD: TRUTH ABOUT LIFE WITH WHITNEY HOUSTON

In the latest episode of ESSENCE’s Yes, Girl! podcast, hosts Cori Murray and Charli Penn talk to Whitney Houston’s confidante Robyn Crawford—who reveals a side of the iconic singer that only ESSENCE can share. While at the height of a whirlwind tour promoting her book, A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston, Crawford shares her own truth with […]

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SHOP THE LIST: LIKEtoKNOW.it Releases the Top Shopped Items of 2019

On behalf of LIKEtoKNOW.it – the first app to provide 100% shoppable inspiration letting users shop real looks from influencers and tastemakers – has announced their curated, data-backed list of the top influencer-driven products of 2019. Just in time for the holidays, LIKEtoKNOW.it’s Most Loved Products list reviewed billions of products shopped by over 14M users to […]

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BLOOM: Faith, Fashion, and Business Empowerment Series Spotlight JeFreda R. Brown

Style + Life + Fashion has launched a new empowerment series!  Titled, BLOOM focuses on faith, fashion, and business; spotlighting dynamic women that are movers and shakers in the community. Today’s feature will spotlight Financial Literacy Educator, Business Consultant, and Doctoral Candidate, Doctor of Business Administration JeFreda R. Brown. BLOOM SPOTLIGHT:  JeFreda R. Brown Explain why […]

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Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger Lexy Silverstein Creative Halloween Costumes from Goodwill Industries

Halloween costumes can be scary expensive–but don’t have to be. Fortune reports people spend on average about $70 on their getups, which is terrifying on their own.  The trick is finding the right place to shop. The treat is Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake offering spooktacular savings on all your outfitting needs at all of our retail stores […]

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ESSENCE ANNOUNCES ITS 3RD ANNUAL “WOKE 100 LIST” SALUTING WOMEN OF COLOR WHO ARE CHANGE AGENTS AND INFLUENCERS IMPACTING COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD

ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, announces the 3rd annual Woke 100 List—its salute to women of color challenging the status quo. Featured in its November “Woke” issue, this year’s list features 100 women who exemplify the true meaning of being change agents and power players and are inspiring communities around the world. ESSENCE’s Woke […]

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THE NEW BIRTH INTERNATIONAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL MERGES FAITH WITH CULTURE

The first annual New Birth International Film Festival (NBIFF) is launching the first-of-its-kind, Imaginariums, merging Hollywood & Faith-Based film, television and music sectors for a weekend of entertainment, education and networking, October 18th – 19th, at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Industry veterans Pastor Jamal Bryant and Actress Lisa Wu have come together to offer […]

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The Magic City #DEBBHAM Experience: Le Diner en Blanc Birmingham 2019

Wonder. Wow. Whimsy.  All three words are used to describe last week’s Le Diner en Blanc Birmingham.  This was the inaugural year for the event to be hosted in Birmingham, Alabama. The Magic City (another name for Birmingham) has emerged from its traditional roots and becoming an innovative, sophisticated mecca. Therefore, it’s only fitting that such […]

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Diner En Blanc Table Essentials and Supplies: Easy Go-To Guide

Le Diner En Blanc Birmingham is this weekend!  All of the guests are eagerly gathering supplies and preparing for a magical night. One important factor surrounding this exclusive picnic includes bringing the right supplies.  The keyword to remember is white (or blanc). But, don’t worry we have you covered by sharing the basics: DIY Le Diner […]

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ESSENCE FULL CIRCLE FESTIVAL LAUNCHES IN SUPPORT OF CULTURAL OWNERSHIP AND ECONOMIC COLLABORATION IN AFRICA AND BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN AFRICANS ON THE CONTINENT AND IN THE DIASPORA

Essence Ventures, an independent Black-owned consumer technology company merging content, community, and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color and the parent company of Essence Communications, Inc., today announced that it has partnered with Full Circle Festival, LLC to create the ESSENCE Full Circle Festival.  The ESSENCE Full Circle […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Best Gift Ideas from CaringBridge Community

When you find out someone you love has cancer, you won’t always know exactly what to say or do to make their experience easier. Giving a thoughtful gift is one of the many ways you can show support to a loved one going through cancer treatment.  For inspiration, we asked members of the CaringBridge community who have been […]

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