Last night I had the pleasure of attending the “Essence MagazIne X Pantene , Curly Q’s Straight talk” event in NYC at 48 Lounge.
I had the chance to meet so many awesome women that are living out their dreams. 462 more words
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Essence Fest marks its 20th anniversary this year with a kicked-up effort to empower its core community.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Essence magazine editor in chief Vanessa Bush said reaching the milestone year was their chance to extend the conversations started two decades ago. 465 more words
Essence Magazine did an amazing thing for their May 2014 cover! Solange Knowles, Erykah Badu, and Ledisi all make the cover rocking their natural tresses! This is groundbreaking for the natural hair movement since no other magazine has featured three different women with natural hair on their cover (Honorable Mention: Oprah featured herself in a huge Afro extension on the cover of her September 2013 issue). 1,303 more words
Nelson, an award winning author, columnist and Freelance journalist for various outlets won the prestigious Bernardine Stoneham Smith Bailey Award this past week at the 61st Regional MAR Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 138 more words
Hello Gorgeous! Three stunning ladies grace the cover of Essence Magazine–I absolutely love these covers. Check out Solange Knowles, Erykah Badu and Ledisi for Essence May 2014… 53 more words
Thank you to all who have already read the Essence piece, which came out yesterday. For those who are just now catching up :-) a portion of the story is below and you can click on “read more” below for the full story. 140 more words