Mother Hester McCardell Ford, The Oldest Living American, Has Died At 116

MOTHER HESTER MCCARDELL FORD, THE OLDEST LIVING AMERICAN, HAS DIED AT 116

Hester Ford | Diedra Laird/Charlotte Observer By Kevin L. Clark · April 18, 2021April 18, 2021 “It's a sad day but it's also a great...

Did You Know That Lt. Caron Nazario Is Related To Eric Garner?

DID YOU KNOW THAT LT. CARON NAZARIO IS RELATED TO ERIC GARNER?

By Kevin L. Clark · April 18, 2021April 18, 2021 More and more headlines are cropping up with the police assaulting or outright murdering...

 
 
 
Ex-Bad Boy Rapper Black Rob Passes Away at 51

EX-BAD BOY RAPPER BLACK ROB PASSES AWAY AT 51

By Kevin L. Clark · April 18, 2021April 18, 2021 It has only been a week since the passing of rap icon

The Best Dressed Black Creatives On Instagram This Week

THE BEST DRESSED BLACK CREATIVES ON INSTAGRAM THIS WEEK

By Nandi Howard and Danielle Wright · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 Summer is not here just yet but, by the way these creatives have...

 
 
 
ESSENCE Hollywood House: Join Some Of Your Faves From ‘Insecure', ‘Bridgerton', ‘Snowfall' & More!

ESSENCE HOLLYWOOD HOUSE: JOIN SOME OF YOUR FAVES FROM ‘INSECURE', ‘BRIDGERTON', ‘SNOWFALL' & MORE!

By Rachaell Davis · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 The countdown is underway for the 2nd annual ESSENCE Hollywood House -virtual edition!

LeToya Luckett Shows Off 30-Pound Post-Baby Weight Loss: “Only 20 More Pounds To Go!”

LETOYA LUCKETT SHOWS OFF 30-POUND POST-BABY WEIGHT LOSS: “ONLY 20 MORE POUNDS TO GO!”

Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET By Victoria Uwumarogie · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 LeToya Luckett has been putting in the work...

 
 
 
Officer Involved in Breonna Taylor Shooting Lands Book Deal 

OFFICER INVOLVED IN BREONNA TAYLOR SHOOTING LANDS BOOK DEAL 

Photo by Montinique Monroe By Ashlee Banks · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 One of the officers who participated in the no-knock raid...

Jamie Foxx Gushes Over Working With His Daughter On New Sitcom

JAMIE FOXX GUSHES OVER WORKING WITH HIS DAUGHTER ON NEW SITCOM

By Brande Victorian · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 While many women in their 20s may try to stay as far away from their fathers as...

 
 
 
15 Times Whoopi Goldberg Unapologetically Shattered Hollywood's Glass Ceiling

15 TIMES WHOOPI GOLDBERG UNAPOLOGETICALLY SHATTERED HOLLYWOOD'S GLASS CEILING

Images/Getty Images By Rachaell Davis · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 Among entertainers with Hollywood career spans of nearly 40 years,...

Andra Day Is No Newcomer

ANDRA DAY IS NO NEWCOMER

By Keyaira Boone · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 Andra Day's debut performance as a wounded jazz singer in The United States vs Billie...

 
 
 
From Kaavia To Kulture: 9 Photos Of Celebrity Kids Being Adorable This Week

FROM KAAVIA TO KULTURE: 9 PHOTOS OF CELEBRITY KIDS BEING ADORABLE THIS WEEK

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Remy Ma Is Recreating Her Narrative on TVOne's ‘Uncensored'

REMY MA IS RECREATING HER NARRATIVE ON TVONE'S ‘UNCENSORED'

By D'Shonda Brown · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 Grammy-nominated rapper Remy Ma grew up in the Bronx during the ‘80s crack epidemic....

 
 
 
Jennifer Hudson On The One Moisturizer She Can't Live Without

JENNIFER HUDSON ON THE ONE MOISTURIZER SHE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

By Blake Newby · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 There are few out there that boast the talent that actress and singer Jennifer Hudson...

“I'M GRANDMA!” MICHAELA ONYENWERE'S GRANDMOTHER WENT VIRAL FOR BEING A WHOLE VIBE DURING THE WNBA DRAFT

By Victoria Uwumarogie ·

 
 
 
These Lawmakers Are Putting Black Maternal Health First and Making A Difference

THESE LAWMAKERS ARE PUTTING BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH FIRST AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE

By Charli Penn ·

Couple Behind Viral Proposal Share Their Love Story - And What Became Of Those Four Other Engagement Rings

COUPLE BEHIND VIRAL PROPOSAL SHARE THEIR LOVE STORY - AND WHAT BECAME OF THOSE FOUR OTHER ENGAGEMENT RINGS

James D. Love By Victoria Uwumarogie · April 16, 2021April 16, 2021 Despite their engagement grabbing national attention recently,...

 
 
 
Lizzo Gives A Word On Thin Privilege And The Co-Opting Of Body Positivity:

LIZZO GIVES A WORD ON THIN PRIVILEGE AND THE CO-OPTING OF BODY POSITIVITY:

Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images By Victoria Uwumarogie ·

Shonda Rhimes Responds To Upset Over Regé-Jean Page's Exit From ‘Bridgerton'

SHONDA RHIMES RESPONDS TO UPSET OVER REGÉ-JEAN PAGE'S EXIT FROM ‘BRIDGERTON'

By Mia Uzzell · April 15, 2021April 15, 2021 If you're a fan of Netflix's hit series Bridgerton, chances are your fandom revolved around...

 
 
 
Billy Porter Talks Self-Care and Decluttering Your Mind

BILLY PORTER TALKS SELF-CARE AND DECLUTTERING YOUR MIND

By D'Shonda Brown · April 15, 2021April 15, 2021 Have you ever heard the saying, “your living space is a reflection of your current...

Naomi Campbell Gave A Tour Of Her Gorgeous Kenyan Estate And You Have To See It To Believe It

NAOMI CAMPBELL GAVE A TOUR OF HER GORGEOUS KENYAN ESTATE AND YOU HAVE TO SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT

By Victoria Uwumarogie ·

 
 
 



Edward Snowden's NFT Auctions for $5.5 Million USD

Edward Snowden's NFT Auctions for $5.5 Million USD

Edward Snowden 's NFT has officially sold for a whopping $5.5 million USD, or 2,224 Etherium, at auction. The piece, titled Stay Free , was a digital artwork using pages from... Read more ...

Sotheby's to Auction $40 Million USD Monet 'Water Lilies' Painting In May

Sotheby's to Auction $40 Million USD Monet 'Water Lilies' Painting In May

Sotheby's unveiled a Claude Monet water lilies painting entitled, Le Bassin aux Nymphéas , which will be auctioned in their Impressionist and modern art evening sale at... Read more ...

Sunrise is Teaming With U-Works For a Pair of $240,000 USD Gold Gunpla Kits

Sunrise is Teaming With U-Works For a Pair of $240,000 USD Gold Gunpla Kits

If you've ever built a Gunpla kit and wished that it came in precious metals instead, you're now in luck. Sunrise is teaming up with U-Works to launch a pair of Gundam model... Read more ...

Elon Musk Confirms Starlink Internet Services Expected To Be "Fully Mobile...

Elon Musk Confirms Starlink Internet Services Expected To Be "Fully Mobile" by End of 2021

Though SpaceX 's new Starlink satellite is currently in an extremely limited beta testing period, Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to confirm that SpaceX is already thinking... Read more ...

I-D Italy

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Dog the Bounty Hunter Says Daunte Wright Would Be Alive with Non-Lethal Ammo

Dog the Bounty Hunter says Daunte Wright would still be alive today if police departments around the country heeded his call for law enforcement to switch from lead bullets to... Read more ...

‘Fashion is bathing in its dirty bathwater': Recho Omondi says it as it is

‘Fashion is bathing in its dirty bathwater': Recho Omondi says it as it is

Every second Wednesday, Recho Omondi introduces her podcast, The Cutting Room Floor , as “fashion's only fashion show”, which, strictly speaking, is not true. There are plenty... Read more ...

SNICKERS Reveals Chocolate Bar Mashup With New Almond Brownie Squares

SNICKERS Reveals Chocolate Bar Mashup With New Almond Brownie Squares

SNICKERS has officially launched another their newest chocolate innovation, the SNICKERS Almond Brownie. The latest addition to the SNICKERS brownie portfolio features a new... Read more ...

Nike Newest Air Max 90s are Dressed With Contrasting Polka Dots

Nike Newest Air Max 90s are Dressed With Contrasting Polka Dots

Nike has freshened up its Air Max 90 with two contrasting colorways: "Shimmer" and "Grey Fog" in light and dark polka dot patterns. The former version features a pale... Read more ...

Roger Federer To Return At Roland Garros in 2021 French Open

Roger Federer To Return At Roland Garros in 2021 French Open

Roger Federer took to social media announcing his return to the court for this year's French Open in May. Last seen in the Qatar Open back in March, the Swiss tennis legend... Read more ...