From Meagan Good to Lena Waithe, here are our favorite looks from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.

Stars of Justin Simien's "Bad Hair," Lena Waithe and Elle Lorraine open up about their respective hair journeys and learning to redefine "bad hair."

Lena Waithe teamed up with The North Face, who pledged $7M, to tackle inequity in the outdoors space.

Lena Waithe is using her platform to promote Melody Ehsani's limited-edition #Vote4EverMerch sweatsuit collection in an effort to increase voter participation in every election.

Growing up as a Black girl, I had a love/hate relationship with my natural hair. When I was younger, my mom would go out of her way to make sure I had at least two perms per year — one at the start of the school year and one at the end. I equated beauty […]

We already knew these Black women are superheroes, but there they are taking over the world and the red carpet one ensemble at a time with their caped gowns. And we love it!

The who's who of Black Hollywood was in Park City, Utah, promoting the best of the best of indie films.


The "Queen and Slim" revealed that the Hollywood power couple got married in a private ceremony!

Jodie Turner-Smith stars in Queen & Slim, a thrilling love story about an unlikely Black couple on the run after a routine traffic stop turns deadly when a police officer is fatally shot. Queen, portrayed by Turner-Smith, is a no nonsense lawyer before all-hell breaks loose. She and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) have to learn to […]

If you’re not familiar with Lena Waithe, you might have been wondering who Halle Berry was kissing in that viral clip tongue down on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live.’ Waithe, creator of The Chi and boundary pusher, is a creative force to be reckon with. She continues to push the culture forward with her content, fashion and overall […]