These gorgeous, genius women are the epitome of #Blackgirlmagic, and ESSENCE wants the whole world to know it.

That Simone Biles reign just won't let up! The 10-time world champion gold medalist recently signed an endorsement deal with the energy drink company, Core Power.

Atlanta native, Candace Hill can run 100 meters in 10.98 seconds. The 16-year-old is currently training for the 2016 summer Olympics.

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

Angolan supermodel Maria Borges is no stranger to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway, but on Tuesday, the beauty became the first model to rock natural…

Among the honorees were Misty Copeland, Caitlyn Jenner, the U.S women's soccer team, family members and survivors of the Charleston Massacre, Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth Holmes and Cecile Richards.

Genesis, the adorable four-year-old daughter of Viola Davis, refused to dress up as the popular Disney character Elsa or a pirate. Instead, she wanted to be her Emmy Award-winning mother.

As the newest principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland continues to spread more of her “Black Girl Magic” to young dancers everywhere in…


Taraji P. Henson is dominating on the small screen and burning up the pages of Essence Magazine all at once. Covering the magazine’s November 2015…

Quvenzhane Wallis is making leaps and bounds in the publishing world by landing a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster.

Zendaya gets “it”. At the incredibly young age of 19, the actress and singer uses her powerful platform to empower her young fans and fashionably slay us every time she’s in front of the camera. But even style icons are capable of making the occasional faux pas. Zendaya recently made a questionable fashion decision when rocking […]


Is Lauryn Hill closer that anyone imagined to dropping a new album? Her producer says yes. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is easily one of…