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SheaMoisture Puts Black Women Entrepreneurs First With New $100 Million Fund
The natural hair care and wellness line announced a new fund geared towards women entrepreneurs.
Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige Headlining Essence Fest 2018
*buys ticket to NOLA*
Black Boys Become The Focus Of Verizon’s New Outreach Program
Verizon is using their energy and resources on enriching the lives of black boys across the country.
Apple Music Gave Some Of R&B’s Fastest Risers Their Own Essence Fest Spotlight
Outside of Essence Festival's flagship empowerment and Superdome events, there were offsite options to take in blossoming musical acts.
Getty Images/Erykah Badu Performs At Essence Fest
Essence Festival To Expand To South Africa In 2016
The Essence Festival is going global with its first stop in Durban, South Africa.
Times A Changin’: Luke James And Goapele On The Effects Of A Fast-Paced Music Industry
Soul singers Luke James and Goapele discuss the evolving music industry and how it positively and negatively affects the art, artist and fans.
Ava DuVernay Talks Love For Bree Newsome, Black Twitter And New Hurricane Katrina Film
"The physical action of seeing that sister climb that pole and dismantle the symbol. It was incredible."
Lil’ Mo Shades Prince on Instagram
Via VIBE: Lil’ Mo was a bit exasperated with Prince’s level of fame on Friday night (July 4) at the Essence…
Nas To Headline Essence Festival 2014 Kickoff
After celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic , Nas will help Essence commemorate its double-decade birthday as headliner at the music festival's…
‘My Black Is Beautiful’ Campaign in Search of An Ambassador
The "My Black Is Beautiful" campaign is going on a nationwide search for six women who will be the ambassadors for the empowering…
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"You gotta take care of home."
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"I wish Beto O’Rourke and Democrats weren’t so quick to always blame the police officer, always attack the police officer."
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John Legend Becomes First Black And Youngest Man To Reach EGOT Status
H.E.R., Big Sean And Nas Bring The Heat On Day 1 Of One MusicFest
Mac Miller Talks Former Lean Addiction In VIBE Interview Before Death