Michelle Obama Graces Cover of ‘Essence’ October Issue

We love our first lady, Michelle Obama. She looks beautiful on October’s “Power Issue” of Essence magazine, celebrating the 28 Most Influential Black Women. In the interview titled “The Leading Lady,” Mrs. Obama reflects on what she calls the “big, bright light” of her power as first lady and her mission to impart her critical […]

Essence Music Festival 2011 Kicks Off in New Orleans With Chaka Khan

The 2011 Essence Music Festival is looking like a weekend of amazing entertainment with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry along with the nation’s most dynamic speakers, authors and leaders. The festival is not only celebrating the success of the iconic magazine, but it’s also an agent of African American empowerment coast-to-coast, […]