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  • CAAM Celebrates Women’s History & Hosts Discussion with Edward Lewis

    Mar 4, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *Los Angeles The California African American Museum (CAAM) celebrates Women’s History Month by hosting a discussion with Edward Lewis, co-founder of Essence Magazine, Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. Moderated by television writer Kathleen McGhee Anderson,  Lewis will discuss how he and three men came together to ignite the importance of giving Black women a “voice” and highlight the beauty, intelligence, and passions […]

  • Is BWIM the New Oscars? Essence and Lincoln Motors’ Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon Set for Feb. 19

    Feb 18, 15 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment


    *Oscars week is heating up, with preparations in Hollywood underway at the Dolby Theater for the show to air live this Sunday (Feb. 22). But the hoopla surrounding this years’ ceremony has tongues of color wagging with disapproval. Many in the black community feel The Academy (AMPAS) has taken leaps backwards this year in terms of […]

  • Essence to Honor Jill Scott at ‘Black Women in Music’ Event

    Dec 18, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Jill Scott will be celebrated by Essence Magazine at its annual Black Women in Music event, to be held Feb. 5 during Grammy Week. The invitation-only affair will also be the official launch of the magazine’s year-long celebration of its 45th anniversary, reports Billboard.com. “It will be 15 years in July that my first album […]

  • Has Essence Lost its … Essence?

    Aug 9, 14 by avereno Leave a comment


    *Essence Magazine is a well renowned monthly publication designed for African-American women. The magazine focuses on appealing to readers from the 18 to 50 age range, and covers the realms of fashion, lifestyle, and beauty. However, it seems as though one man believes that Essence is essentially losing its…essence. Columnist and member of the National […]

  • June 13th, 2014 – Black Hollywood Live’s This Week (Watch)

    Jun 14, 14 by Derrial Christon - Black Hollywood Live Leave a comment


    BHL: This Week — In this episode Black Hollywood Live hosts Derrial Christon, Courtney Stewart and Dj Jesse Janedy discuss news for the week of June 13th, 2014. Jesse opens up with The Whitney Biopic Cast, Essence Magazine Racist For Dropping The White Guy?, and Audra McDonald Breaks Tony Award Records. Courtney switches to talk […]

  • Oprah Gives Her Dress from Essence Cover to Twitter Follower who Simply Asked

    Mar 5, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *One of Oprah Winfrey’s Twitter followers had less of an aha moment, and more of an ask-and-ye-shall-receive experience with the TV legend. A woman named Brandi tweeted the 60-year-old mogul on the social media site after spotting O wearing a Brian Rennie for Basler gown on the March cover. She wrote, “@oprah you look beautiful […]