Leave it to Essence to remind us what black excellence looks like on both sides of the camera. Making their contribution to a season of intense black girl magic—where we are covering a full 50 percent of the 2018 fall fashion issues—the legendary black women’s magazine shows us exactly how excellent a product by a…
“We are not post-racial—at all,” White House correspondent April Ryan told an Essence Festival audience during a panel last Saturday. “But when you dig into the weeds ... it’s beyond race; it’s now going down to the black woman. It’s a deliberate attack on the black woman.”
How do you interview the best known interviewer in the world? Editor-in-chief of British Vogue Edward Enninful found out when he sat down for a chat with his August cover star, Oprah.
There must be royalty inside her DNA, because another queen is taking over England; American royalty Oprah Winfrey is continuing her British invasion (which began at May’s royal wedding), appearing now as cover star of the August 2018 issue of British Vogue. The media mogul—described aptly as a “global…
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Loveis Wise Is in Rare Company
In the fallout over ABC’s cancellation of “Rosanne” over star Rosanne Barr’s racist tweet, much of the commentary congratulatory, some critics raised a challenging question: How can the media cater to red-state voters without mainstreaming the racism that too many of them embrace?
Opinion Writers Ask Whether Protest Isn’t Patriotic
Black Conservative Gets Facts Wrong on Jemele Hill
New Spike Lee Joint Gets Standing Ovation
Media Remind Us of Those Not on Holiday Cards
Critical Report Appears on Own Websites
Ryan Offended by ‘You Don’t Know Much About Me’
Speaking of the Optics of the Annual Dinner . . .
Accidental Deaths Grow Among African Americans
Valentine: ‘Sending Black-White Teams to Blowouts Was an Important Journalistic Policy.’