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Billy Dee Williams is returning to a galaxy far, far away. The actor, who famously played the galactic gambler Lando Calrissian, will reprise the role for…
Janet Jackson publicly spoke on the recent death of her father, Joseph Jackson, for the first time in a touching tribute during her 2018 ESSENCE Festival…
Keyshia Cole is apologizing after she made a fake pregnancy announcement last week. For the full story, visit People.com/Babies.
As she prepares to take over as San Francisco’s mayor Wednesday, London Breed says she is thinking far beyond the partial term she was elected to:…
Mothers around the world are sending words of encouragement to Serena Williams after the tennis champ shared her dismay at missing her daughter’s first steps. For…
As expected, Drake’s fifth album Scorpion has pulled in over 1 billion streams globally in its first week, Drake’s label Republic Records confirms to The Verge.…
Just when you thought there was nothing more to learn about the late Whitney Houston, a new documentary is here to prove otherwise. “Whitney” (in theaters…
Former UCLA and Sacramento Kings basketball player Tyler Honeycutt has died following an exchange of gunfire with Los Angeles police Friday night. A family member on…
When the first black valedictorian of a Rochester, N.Y. high school was mysteriously denied the opportunity to give his graduation speech, he received an even better option.…
It's finally here, the fashion and beauty shopping destination Black women have been waiting for. ESSENCE Marché is a digital e-commerice site dedicated to serving the beauty,…