Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

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Essence magazine has announced that it will switch to a bimonthly publishing schedule starting in 2020. The independently owned lifestyle magazine for Black women will move to an “enhanced double issue,” featuring an additional 80 pages per issue, New York Daily News reports. “As we approach our 50th anniversary as a brand, we are grateful that Essence continues […]

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Essence Festival, which draws thousands to New Orleans during the fourth of July week, is celebrating 25 years of bringing African American women of all ages together for thought-proving conversation and performances from top musical acts. Launched to mark the 25th anniversary of black-owned Essence magazine, the festival has become […]

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The countdown till Black Panther day (February 16) continues as the cast makes its interview rounds throughout the media. Folks like Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan have already appeared on covers like Time magazine and British GQ. Now the whole cast is showing off their melanin glory on the front cover of Essence magazine. […]

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Time wants to keep a smaller interest in the African-American women’s publication and refocus on its other core brands.

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Before you head to the theater to see some of Hollywood’s favorite ladies in the hilarious and raunchy comedy Girls Trip, you have to see just how stunning the cast is on the cover of the latest issue of Essence magazine. Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish look absolutely radiant as they […]

"Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes, MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid, political commentator Angela Rye, and Circle of Mothers founder Sybrina Fulton all made the list.

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Essence has chosen Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay for its March 2017 cover celebrating Women’s History Month. Pausing from her adaptation of the popular children’s book A Wrinkle in Time, the acclaimed filmmaker shot the cover two days before Christmas, fresh off a flight from northern California. Inside, DuVernay chats about everything from her Oscar-nominated documentary […]

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Just in time for the release of "Hidden Figures," the film's stars are absolutely stunning on the magazine's February 2017 cover.

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Vanessa Williams is no stranger to gracing magazines covers with her stunning beauty, after all she has been in the business for over 30 years and still looks as beautiful as she did when she won Miss America back in 1983. However her latest magazine cover courtesy of Essence magazine is likely a little bit […]

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Is Viola Davis on her way to another Oscar?

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The Birth Of A Nation actress gets real about being a rape survivor and raising Black boys.