Sports Illustrated revealed their 2018 Swimsuit Issue on Tuesday, February 13, and let’s just say they got it right. Compton’s Danielle Herrington is not only the third black woman (after Tyra Banks and Beyoncé Knowles) to grace the cover the highly coveted issue, it’s her first-ever cover period. More photos below, plus a little background on […]

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When this little girl was bullied for her hairstyle, it did not break her spirit. In fact, it made her stronger. She inspired our Women Crush Wednesday this week, which is all about black women rocking locs—because they’re cute, cool, and elegant. Check out the gallery below.

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On Wednesday, Black-owned company, Essence Ventures LLC, announced that they acquired Essence Communications Inc. — the media company behind Essence magazine. Essence Ventures LLC is led by Richelieu Dennis, the same founder Shea Moisture hair and skin products. His company acquired Essence Communications Inc. from Time Inc., which makes Essence magazine a 100% Black owned business again. […]

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