She’s gorgeous, talented, stylish, and ever-elusive. And today, the woman we know simply as “Sade” turns 60.
It’s awards season, and once again, Essence magazine is right in step with the moment by releasing its annual Black Women in Hollywood issue with four incredible cover stars—who also happen to be this year’s award honorees! Newcomer on the rise KiKi Layne, industry vet-turned leading lady Regina Hall, child star…
Several powerful advocacy organizations are joining forces at the RCA Records headquarters in New York City on Wednesday morning in an ongoing effort to #MuteRKelly.
Another day, another person who has an issue with a black child’s hair.
“No white woman can do it like I did,” Carol Channing told CNN host Larry King in 2003. The beloved singer and actress enjoyed more than 70 years of success on stage and screen before dying of natural causes on Tuesday morning in her home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Channing was 97 years old.
Hell hath no fury like a man who thinks he’s being held accountable.
In the midst of separate but simultaneously disturbing cultural conversations about both the United States’ immigration policies and the sexualization and victimization of underage girls by adult men, another startling report has emerged.
This time last year, Mary J. Blige was paving the way for Lady Gaga’s current awards season as a two-time Oscar nominee in both the Supporting Actress and Best Song categories for her work in Mudbound—and receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her 47th birthday. She was also celebrating her hard-won…
Rwanda just became the latest country to take aggressive action against the widespread practice of skin bleaching, now enforcing a ban on products that contain ingredients intended to lighten the skin—most commonly, hydroquinone.
Bookies have forecast March as the odds-on favorite month for Meghan Markle’s due date, but the Duchess of Sussex herself revealed during an appearance Tuesday that she is due in late April. Speaking with one of the many fans who turned out to see Meghan and Prince Harry in the town of Birkenhead, England, People…
Indya, Laura, Kelela ... a few fresher faces join acclaimed actresses Thandie Newton and Ruth Negga as stars in Louis Vuitton’s performer-driven 2019 Pre-Fall Lookbook, previewing the French luxury label’s next collection.
He croons like a member of the Rat Pack, and on Saturday night, John Legend celebrated in swingin’ style when wife Chrissy Teigen threw him a belated 40th birthday party based on the James Bond film Casino Royale.
With the second major awards show in as many weeks, it’s safe to say awards season is officially in full swing. And while the winners of Sunday night’s Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., add even more fuel to the Oscar-buzz fire, as usual, our eyes were turned to the red—well, blue—carpet to see how…
As big a blockbuster as Black Panther was last when it premiered last February, it was an even bigger moment for over 70,000 underserved kids who got to see it for free, thanks to Frederick T. Joseph and the #BlackPantherChallenge.
In a disturbing case of déjà vu, another six-year-old is being turned away from school for wearing his natural hairstyle.
The BAFTAs may have turned a blind eye to the brilliance of legendary costume designer Ruth E. Carter, but a jury of her peers see the light. Recognizing her incredible artistry in Black Panther, Carter has been nominated for a 2019 Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film for her work on…
If residents of Culver City, Calif., look to the sky above the Sony Music headquarters from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PST on Friday, they’ll see a plane bearing a banner that reads: “RCA/SONY: DROP SEXUAL PREDATOR R. KELLY.”
Will we ever tire of seeing Serena Williams atop magazine covers? Don’t bet on it. We love that Williams—already the most powerful woman in sports—is also having the power of her beauty recognized, again and again.
There’s a final frontier in the black-owned beauty game, and ironically, it’s the final touch that goes on any major look: Mascara.