July 27, 2018

In five seasons of “Orange Is the New Black,” Suzanne Warren, a.k.a. Crazy Eyes, has rarely minced words, spewing unvarnished reality checks at her fellow Litchfield Penitentiary inmates.

“What I learned very early is that Suzanne is truth staring back at you,” sai...

The second season of the Netflix hit Dear White People, a satirical show about race relations at a fictional Ivy League university, performed so well that the streaming giant quickly renewed the show for a third season. It also garnered early awards show buzz for some...

Janelle Monáe is the antithesis of her stage persona in interviews. She is an animated performer, akin to one of her musical heroes David Bowie.

However, Monáe, who will perform at a soldout concert July 23 at the Ritz, dials it down during thoughtful chats about her ca...

In a layered conversation about intersectionality and what’s next in continuing the fight for social change, activists Tarana Burke, Symone Sanders, Tamika Mallory and Luvvie Ajayi join ESSENCE Digital Content Director, Yolanda Sangweni, for the “I’m Woke. Now What?” p...

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