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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Essence to Honor African-American Men in Cinema
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Essence to Honor African-American Men in Cinema

JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Essence is known for honoring black…

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Black Love: Ruby Dee Shares Exclusive Photos Of Her and Ossie Davis
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Black Love: Ruby Dee Shares Exclusive Photos Of Her and Ossie Davis

[Essence] “The idea that a good marriage is made in heaven and swung down on a…

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