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MICHELLE OBAMA GRACES ESSENCE MAGAZINE DECEMBER/JANUARY COVER

Michelle Obama: Having Her Say When “Forever First Lady” Michelle Obama opened up to ESSENCE for its upcoming December/January cover story…she definitely went there! After keeping a relatively low profile since leaving the White House, the Becoming author is stepping back into the spotlight to share her extraordinary journey. Looking stunning in a natural hairstyle for the first time, she talks […]

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100 THINGS TO DO IN BIRMINGHAM BEFORE YOU DIE GUIDEBOOK OFFERS A VARIETY OF ENTERTAINING FALL ACTIVITIES

Do you live in Birmingham and are looking for new ways to enjoy your town? Or perhaps you or someone you know is planning a trip to The Magic City? Look no further than 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, a guidebook that locals and tourists alike find invaluable! Below are some suggested fall activities straight from […]

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Amazon Expands Free Shipping to Everyone for the Holiday Season

This holiday season Amazon is giving customers even more convenient and faster delivery options. Starting today, November 5, and for a limited time, all Amazon customers can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for the Christmas holiday. This offer applies to hundreds of millions of items […]

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The Matte Collection: New Cafe Brand-Customizable Kitchen

Last week I was invited to attend a media brunch and view The Matte Collection, fully customizable kitchen. The brand has incorporated innovative technology and style into the design of kitchen staples. After speaking with the company representative, she stated that the new wall ovens can cook a whole chicken in 15 minutes!   The […]

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Amazon's Holiday Kick-Off: New Ways Amazon is #DeliveringSmiles

Today, Amazon officially kicked off the holiday season with the opening of its Black Friday Deals Store (amazon.com/blackfriday), as well as announcing new, convenient ways for customers to shop as well as new, exclusive entertainment for the season. Amazon’s curated shopping guides take the guesswork out of gifting and help customers delight their loved ones, plus treat […]

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ESSENCE ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF NEW INITIATIVE TO INSPIRE FUTURE BLACK WOMEN LEADERS: “ESSENCE GIRLS UNITED”

ESSENCE, the leading media, technology, and commerce company serving Black women, debuts ESSENCE Girls United. This impactful new initiative is designed to inspire young Black women through a year-long mentorship program, as well as an interactive digital/social content hub that will convey the core principles of leadership and self-love. ESSENCE Girls United demonstrates the iconic […]

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2018 ESSENCE FESTIVAL® PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA ANNOUNCES RECORD-BREAKING $280 MILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT

Essence Communications, the leading media, technology, and commerce company serving Black women announced a record-breaking economic impact of $280 million for its 2018 ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola.  Growth in Festival attendance, which reached more than 510,000, and a boost in tourism spending within the host City and State of New Orleans, Louisiana, garnered the highest fiscal input […]

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Bedroom Trends That Are On Point For 2018: Home Decor Tips

There is nothing better than wearing the top style trends for 2018. You also know that being proud of your home is a must, and keeping up to date on all the latest trends isn’t always easy. Featured Photo from Chic Celebrity Bedrooms How often do you look around your bedroom and wish you could completely […]

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ESSENCE.COM EXCLUSIVE: KANDI BURRUSS DENIES PREGNANCY RUMORS

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss is busy! After recently wrapping up filming scenes for the reality show–along with opening two new restaurant locations, developing a cosmetics line and more–the 42-year old songwriter and mother of two are trying to have another baby with husband Todd Tucker. But as she admits to ESSENCE, the road hasn’t been easy. “We’re definitely trying […]

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