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While the iconic Black women's magazine refutes claims of a toxic work culture, the idea that a safe haven for us isn't safe is extremely disheartening.

There’s some unfortunate but not all that surprising news to share about the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture. Organizers have confirmed that the festival set to be headlined by Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars will not take place this year. ESSENCE originally announced a fall postponement for the Independence Day weekend fest, now the festival will return in July 2021.

Our friends over at Bossip.com recently reported about Diddy, his children and the way he’s been coping since the death of his longtime girlfriend and mother of his children Kim Porter. The interview was recorded with Diddy’s long-time friend dream hampton. In lighting of Mother’s Day, ESSENCE, with the permission of Diddy, published the audio […]

If you didn't hit Essence Fest, these pics will give you a severe case of FOMO.

These photos prove that Black Excellence was alive and well at Essence Festival.