Emotional OITNB Stars, Regina King Among Essence Honorees
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Emotional OITNB Stars, Regina King Among Essence Honorees

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, ASSOCIATED PRESS   BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The annual Essence Black…

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Jill Scott to be Honored at Essence Grammy Celebration
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Jill Scott to be Honored at Essence Grammy Celebration

Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Essence will kick off a yearlong commemoration…

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Nothing Essential About Essence
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Nothing Essential About Essence

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   I wrote a column three years ago titled, “Black Women No…

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To Be Equal: Urban League Joins ‘Party with a Purpose’
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To Be Equal: Urban League Joins ‘Party with a Purpose’

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   July 3-6 is the date.  New Orleans is…

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Perry, Lee and Poitier Feted at Essence Event
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Perry, Lee and Poitier Feted at Essence Event

NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “This is historic!” a…

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Nyong’o Admits Complexion Was ‘Obstacle’ in Youth
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Nyong’o Admits Complexion Was ‘Obstacle’ in Youth

JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — There wasn’t a dry eye…

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Valerie Jarrett Named “Newsmaker of the Year”
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Valerie Jarrett Named “Newsmaker of the Year”

by George Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – White House adviser Valerie Jarrett has been…

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