black girl magic

We are in awe after Day's masterful portrayal of Billie Holiday in Lee Daniel's 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday.' Head inside.

Tomoe "Beasty" Carr won Red Bull's Dance Your Style qualifier in Boston on September 9th. At just 20-years-old, Carr beat out both female and male seasoned competitors with her confident moves, which include elements of hip-hop, house, waacking, locking, popping, breaking, ballet and modern dance styles.

These famed UCLA gymnasts, Chae Campbell, Nia Dennis, Margzetta Frazier and Sekai Wright are serving Black girl magic on the April digital cover story of Essence Girls United. They discuss their love for the sport, representation, elevating the culture and getting the attention of one of their musical inspirations. 

This June, Onovu is all set to graduate from Albany High School with a 4.0 GPA, making her the first Black valedictorian in the school's 152-year history.

Abatha plays a royal barber who dreams of owning her own shop.

Andra Day receives all of the love and praise from the Golden Globes for her performance in The United States vs. Billie Holiday and a special congratulatory surprise from another acclaimed actress. 

These actors and actresses have, quite literally, taken over the streaming service with record-breaking viewership and incomparable talent.

Yara Shahidi is making big moves alongside her mom/business partner.

Every few years or so, a new young athlete comes along and changes the way people view their favorite sport. When it comes to Tennis, Coco Gauff is the game’s next big star. At just 15-years old, Gauff (whose real name is Cori) completed one of the biggest upsets in Wimbledon history, beating 39-year-old tennis […]