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This #Netflix roster has more than one ABC mvp, and #ChanningDungey is the latest edition. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for more on Dungey’s new role at Netflix. (📷: Getty)
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This #netflix roster has more than one abc mvp, and #channingdungey is the latest edition. hit the 🔗 in our bio for more on dungey’s new role at netflix. (📷: getty)
316 5 26 minutes ago
Nobody knows Black beauty like ESSENCE and in 2019, we’re taking things next level with #EssenceCarnival, our official three-city beauty tour. Hit the 🔗in bio for tickets and more info.
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Nobody knows black beauty like essence and in 2019, we’re taking things next level with #essencecarnival, our official three-city beauty tour. hit the 🔗in bio for tickets and more info.
1,837 47 20 hours ago
@nicolebyer’s use of the hashtag #veryfatverybrave is one of the many ways the comedienne lives her best and most unbothered life. Hit the 🔗 in our bio to learn how this unbothered attitude is helping Nicole carve out parts for herself in a Hollywood that would rather cast her as an archetype.
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@nicolebyer’s use of the hashtag #veryfatverybrave is one of the many ways the comedienne lives her best and most unbothered life. hit the 🔗 in our bio to learn how this unbothered attitude is helping nicole carve out parts for herself in a hollywood that would rather cast her as an archetype.
1,898 36 22 hours ago
@trinidadjamesgg’s style is as unapologetic as his music. Wednesday 12/19, we’re sharing the secrets to his drip in ESSENCE's new series #MyFashionStory.
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@trinidadjamesgg’s style is as unapologetic as his music. wednesday 12/19, we’re sharing the secrets to his drip in essence's new series #myfashionstory.
822 17 Yesterday
Sis, the way you look in that swimsuit while pregnant is the definition of blessed and highly favored 🙌🏾.(📷: @theyoshedoll ) #essencetravels
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Sis, the way you look in that swimsuit while pregnant is the definition of blessed and highly favored 🙌🏾.(📷: @theyoshedoll ) #essencetravels
9,105 62 Yesterday
If you don’t start nothing, there won’t be nothing. #IdrisElba weighs in on the #MeToo movement. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for his take on how to keep yourself out of trouble in this new era of accountability. (📷: Getty)
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If you don’t start nothing, there won’t be nothing. #idriselba weighs in on the #metoo movement. hit the 🔗 in our bio for his take on how to keep yourself out of trouble in this new era of accountability. (📷: getty)
15,235 187 Yesterday
After #Offset’s very public attempt at reconciliation, #CardiB took to Instagram to let her fans know her breakup was not grounds to bully the father of her daughter. Swipe for Cardi’s message and hit the 🔗 in our bio for the declaration of love that took Cardi by surprise. (📷: Getty)
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After #offset’s very public attempt at reconciliation, #cardib took to instagram to let her fans know her breakup was not grounds to bully the father of her daughter. swipe for cardi’s message and hit the 🔗 in our bio for the declaration of love that took cardi by surprise. (📷: getty)
15,592 649 2 days ago
It’s hard to imagine the humility and strength it takes to prioritize your mental health with the world critiquing your every move. @michellewilliams, you are not only a gift but quite possibly the inspiration someone will use to save their own life. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for more on #MichelleWilliams consistent commitment to her mental health. (📷: Getty)
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It’s hard to imagine the humility and strength it takes to prioritize your mental health with the world critiquing your every move. @michellewilliams, you are not only a gift but quite possibly the inspiration someone will use to save their own life. hit the 🔗 in our bio for more on #michellewilliams consistent commitment to her mental health. (📷: getty)
13,743 170 2 days ago
Things we still haven’t gotten over: THIS. @zendaya, we’d appreciate a warning before you snatch our wigs. (📷: Getty)
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Things we still haven’t gotten over: this. @zendaya, we’d appreciate a warning before you s****h our wigs. (📷: getty)
4,782 38 3 days ago
The angelic #KimPorter was taken from us just weeks before her 48th birthday. The way Kim brought light and love to all who knew her is one of the many reasons she remains sorely missed. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for @diddy’s touching birthday tribute to the model, mother, and longtime love. (📷: ESSENCE 2007, Jim Wright) #KimPorterDay
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The angelic #kimporter was taken from us just weeks before her 48th birthday. the way kim brought light and love to all who knew her is one of the many reasons she remains sorely missed. hit the 🔗 in our bio for @diddy’s touching birthday tribute to the model, mother, and longtime love. (📷: essence 2007, jim wright) #kimporterday
25,229 211 3 days ago
The Golden Child has arrived and it’s a girl 🎀! Congrats @remyma and @papoosepapoose! (📷: Remy Ma)
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The golden child has arrived and it’s a girl 🎀! congrats @remyma and @papoosepapoose! (📷: remy ma)
16,954 295 3 days ago
Hot chocolate alert ☕️! Introducing ESSENCE's #12BaesOfChristmas. This year, all we want for Christmas are these 12 scene-stealers to appear beneath the tree. Let’s hear it for the fellas who commanded our attention and stole our hearts in 2018. Tap the 🔗in bio for more #12BaesOfChristmas!
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Hot chocolate alert ☕️! introducing essence's #12baesofchristmas. this year, all we want for christmas are these 12 scene-stealers to appear beneath the tree. let’s hear it for the fellas who commanded our attention and stole our hearts in 2018. tap the 🔗in bio for more #12baesofchristmas!
4,704 228 3 days ago