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Meet the Powerhouse Exec Behind ESSENCE Music Festival’s Empowerment Experience

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Gina Charbonnet via BlackEnterprise By Mwabi Kaira Within the minutes of talking to Gina Charbonnet, her love for New Orleans is apparent. Sure it’s home but her love goes beyond that; Gina is committed to showing the world New Orleans’ rich culture, contributing to its economy, encouraging young people to create businesses and continuing the cultural traditions important to the…

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7 Must-See Moments from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon!

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  Tess Thompson, Lena Waithe, Tiffany Haddish, Danai Gurira By Michelby Coco Whitehead Have you ever taken a deep breath and thought to yourself, “God, I love being a Black Woman in 2018?!” From Amara La Negra to the women of Wakanda, and Ava DuVernay’s highly anticipated A Wrinkle In Time film, being a sister is lit! And this year’s…

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Founder of SheaMoisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc.

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Rich Dennis By Angela Helm Essence Communications Inc., the 47-year-old mutliplatform brand that owns Essence magazine and the annual Essence Festival, has gone back to black (ownership), having been acquired by Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American-owned company,  Essence Ventures announced in a press release. The Essence brand was not part of the historic, nearly $3 billion sale of Time…

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Why Thinning Edges Happen & The Two-Product Combo That Can Save Them

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By Bukky Ojeifo For Black women, the term “snatched edges” is one of endearment, used to highlight a particularly amazing moment or describe thinning edges in a friendlier way. But if you’ve personally experienced hair loss near the temple area, there’s nothing funny or amazing about the struggle to grow them back. Keep reading for prevention tips and the winning combination…

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5 Tips for a Successful Transition to Natural Hair

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Hola Chicas, It’s Thursday (already) which means we’ve officially taken over Essence for the day! Check out my latest installment, Transitioning Tresses,where I give a new transitioner some pointers. Be sure to leave your tried and true tips and advice for Denise in the comment section below the article, as I have to keep it short and sweet and may…

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Calling All Natural Divas

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Essence.com wants you! Calling all natural hair divas! Send ESSENCE a picture of your hair style and tell us what you love about your natural ‘do. We’re looking for real women rocking their hair natural: Ceasars, fades, twists, curls, locks, long or short–we want to see it! Please send three pictures and your contact info to streetstyle@essence.com today!

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