Essence editor Angela Burt-Murray

*Uh oh Essence! You done did it now.  Obviously, black women have been patronizing Essence magazine because it was the black women’s magazine.

Now you’ve gone and got yourself a white woman to sit at the helm of the fashion pages and tell a black woman what’s right for her image? Her fierceness?  Her swag?

The move to hire a white woman in the top spot by Essence editor Angela Burt-Murray was not celebrated and has ruffled the feathers of some black women who are incensed by a sort of break in tradition. (more…)