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Time Inc. Plans to Sell Essence Magazine by the End of 2017

Time Inc. announced Monday that it is looking to sell a majority stake in Essence…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 36: Essence Sale Continues Debate Over Black Ownership

Sale of "The Voice for Today's Black Women" caused an uproar in the media world

Essence Communications Partners sells the remaining 51% of the company that publishes the leading black…

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Magazine Trailblazer Marcia Ann Gillespie Talks Luck & Legacy

The award-winning editor and respected activist offers insight

Find out what former Essence and Ms magazine Editor-in-Chief, Marcia Ann Gillespie did right, would…

By Safon Floyd

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National Cares Mentoring Movement – for the Love of Our Children

Susan L. Taylor’s organization works with children in poverty

And that was just the beginning of a powerful evening—the National Cares Mentoring Movement’s For…

By Robin White Goode

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Susan L. Taylor on the National CARES Mentoring Movement

January is National Mentoring Month

Susan L. Taylor, editor-in-chief emeritus of Essence magazine and CEO and founder of the National…

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‘I Have a Dream Today….’

Disney Dreamers Academy seeks next generation of big dreamers

Disney Dreamers Academy, an educational mentoring program, motivates youth to dream big, aim high, and…

By Robin White Goode

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Legacy Award Winners Susan L. Taylor and Beverly Tatum to Appear on Women of Power TV

All-new episode of female empowerment and inspiration to air this weekend

Women of Power TV takes viewers behind the legacy of Susan L. Taylor and Beverly…

By Courtney Connley

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Steve Harvey, Essence Magazine and Disney Inspire Future Leaders at Disney Dreamers Academy

One hundred high school students gather for a weekend of inspiration and fun

Steve Harvey, Essence magazine and Disney partner for their 8th annual Disney Dreamers Academy in…

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Top Real-Time Moments: Women of Power Summit Legacy Awards

Four exemplary women received the Legacy Award at the 2015 Black Enterprise Women of Power…

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Book Review: The Man From Essence by Edward Lewis with Audrey Edwards

Whether for business lessons or just for the drama, this is one read you'll find hard to put down

Rarely do business biographies offer glamour and Scandal-meets-Mad-Men intrigue that you get from The Man…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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ESSENCE Magazine Makes History with Faceless Cover

Essence magazine starts new movement and unveils historic cover

Essence magazine is going a different route for its February ’15 issue and making history…

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Skincare Entrepreneur Whips Up Products Good for the ‘Sol’

Shakyna Bolden is on the pursuit of a life filled with passion and purpose

Sometimes a leap of faith can be exactly the spark that’s needed for your next…

By Kimberly Wilson

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B.E. Entrepreneurs Conference: Black America’s Most Historic Entrepreneurs

The 25th anniversary of the BE 100s is upon us

When BLACK ENTERPRISE presented the A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award honoring entrepreneurial excellence at its…

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Essence to Honor Emeli Sande at 2014 Black Women in Music Celebration

The star-studded event sponsored by the Lincoln brand, takes place during the week leading up to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards

Will you be attending?

By Kimberly Wilson

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ESSENCE Festival Brings Estimated $100 Million To City of New Orleans

Weekend had over a half-million attendees

As ESSENCE on Monday announced that over 540,000 people attended its annual weekend festival, the…

By Darren Sands

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Essence Magazine Founder Says he Doesn’t Regret Selling to Time Inc.

Co-founder Edward Lewis defends Time Inc. sale after criticisms from former editor.

Lewis, who sold Essence in 2005, said he would do it all over again if…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Former Essence EIC Says She Was Forced Out by White Management

Former editor Constance White says that white corporate ownership has changed the magazine

Former Essence magazine editor says she was forced out by white management

By Makkada B. Selah

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Is Essence Magazine in Trouble?

Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White was walking out the door

Where does that leave the matriarch of African-American women’s magazines?

By Makkada B. Selah

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Gabby Douglas is Essence Magazine’s Cover Girl

The teenage Olympian is all smiles

Gold medal-winning Olympian Gabby Douglas graces the cover of Essence Magazine’s Women of the Year…

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Women’s History Month: 7 Black Business Leaders Who Were Girl Scouts

These women pave the way for other young, black female leaders

From the boardroom to stage, these industry leaders have one thing in common: They all…

By Janell Hazelwood

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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