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Nina Parker Is “Forever Evolving,” Talks About Her New Netflix Show, Favorite Housewives Franchise, and Her Greatest Strength

In this BET.com exclusive chat, the Nightly Pop host also shares who she’d love to rock items from her plus-size collection.
07/26/2022

Serena Williams Announces Her Return To NYFW As A Designer On The Cover Of Essence’s Global Fashion Issue

Serena Williams stuns as their September cover girl!
08/06/2019

See Lion Babe's and Vanessa Williams's Mother-Daughter 'Essence' Cover

The two talk hair, freedom and overcoming obstacles.
12/09/2016

Gabrielle Union Graces ‘Essence,’ Talks Sexual Assault and Police Brutality

She understands if people don't see "Birth of a Nation."
10/11/2016

Look: This Picture of Michelle Obama Has the Entire Internet Doing Squats

POTUS is a lucky, lucky man.
09/08/2016

Taraji P. Henson Always Wanted to ‘Do the Type of Work People Studied’

The Empire star on her long road to success.
10/15/2015

Gabrielle Union Gives Peek Into Her Personal Style

She says, "Some days it’s Beyoncé, some days it’s Ciara."
09/22/2015

Misty Copeland Is 'On Pointe' on the Cover of Essence

She is over the moon with her engagement and new role.
08/12/2015