On Thursday (Feb. 7), the best of the best flocked to Beverly Hills for the 2020 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon presented by Ford. This year, the event made history by awarding the mostly Black transgender cast of the hit ballroom scene drama Pose— Mj Rodriguez, Angelica Ross, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar and Dominique […]

Whether it’s playing Angel on Pose or modeling for Louis Vuitton, Indya Moore is a force to be reckoned with. That, and January 17 is their birthday, sharing this special day with Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Most importantly, they never lived their life with the mantra of “shut up and act” or “shut up and […]

These styles will make you want to visit your stylist and ask for a change.

October 11 is National Coming Out Day! So to celebrate those who are speaking their truth about being LGBTQ, we wanted to shine an extra light on the Black, the bold and the beautiful trans women that continue to pave the way for others to stand in their light. Take a look at these powerful […]

These sistas definitely deserved some Emmy love for everything they gave to the small screen this season.

It’s Capricorn season y’all! As the last sign of the zodiac, Capricorn’s are practical, ambitious and wise. They’re ruled by the planet Saturn and are represented by sea goat, a mythological creature with the body of a goat and tail of a fish, according to Allure.com. Their ambition fuels their desire for success, making them […]

In a year of "If Beale Street Could Talk," "Widows" and "Pose," to shut us out seems incredibly strange. Or does it?

We wish this #BlackExcellence had been recognized this year.