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Mara Brock Akil: Being Mary Jane Shows Our Full Humanity

Nsenga Burton | Posted 03.09.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Audiences are anxiously awaiting the highly anticipated BET scripted drama Being Mary Jane, the latest offering from show runner Mara Brock Akil, who is creator and executive producer of the show.

Dwyane Wade Reminds Us, 'Standards' Are for Regular Folks

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 03.08.2014 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

Despite what Charles Barkley might have said once upon a time, athletes are absolutely role models. It's not a job offer to be declined as one would decline an invitation to a party. There is no RSVP required and attendance is mandatory.

Inside Dwyane Wade's Proposal To Gabrielle Union

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 12.23.2013 | Weddings

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade enlisted some help with his proposal to Gabrielle Union. The three boys that the Miami Heat guard is raising, his two sons...


AP | By TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 02.20.2014 | Celebrity

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are engaged. The Miami Heat star proposed to his longtime girlfriend Saturday and the ac...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.08.2013 | Black Voices

We all know Naomie Harris is drop dead gorgeous. However, the "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" actress is proving that and more while on the film's wor...

LOOK: Gabby Gets Gorgeous In Green

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.05.2013 | Black Voices

"Being Mary Jane" actress, Gabrielle Union, was just being downright gorgeous Wednesday night while attending the 2013 Alvin Ailey American Dance Thea...

How Many Cakes Does It Take For A Heat Baby Shower?

Posted 10.07.2013 | Miami

When your dad is a two-time NBA champion for the top team in the nation, life is going to be good. First there was this ridiculous image of Chris a...

LOOK: Dwyane Wade And Gabrielle Union Kiss On The Beach

Posted 09.23.2013 | Miami

Sigh. Could they be any cuter? Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and his actress girlfriend Gabrielle Union hit the beach in Malibu over the weekend, ju...

Best of Venice: "Miu Miu Women's Tales" - The Door and Le Donne della Vucciria

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The Venice Film Festival turned 70 this year, but the atmosphere on the Lido is far from being over-the-hill, more like fashionably casual and über-cool.

Coming Out of the Closet for Happiness

Valerie Alexander | Posted 10.27.2013 | Good News
Valerie Alexander

I was afraid that fact might cost me book sales. I was afraid that people who cling to the belief that they have the right to define the marriages of total strangers might not buy my little happiness book if they knew where I stood on the issue.

Gabrielle Union Looks FABULOUS At 40

Posted 08.09.2013 | Celebrity

Gabrielle Union shows us what it's like to be fabulous at 40 in a new bikini'd Instagram. Union posted a photo Tuesday of her wearing a white biki...

LOOK: Gabby Union's Got A New 'Do!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices

Rihanna isn't the only one switching up her hair color this week -- actress Gabrielle Union has decided to tint her tresses as well! While RiRi we...

The Craziest Ending Ever?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment

"Bad Boys II," like "Ocean's 12," is one of the great, misunderstood sequels from the last decade. It's a rollicking action-comedy that hit all the ri...

New BET Series Being Mary Jane Addresses Black Female Singlehood

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 09.07.2013 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

BET's original film Being Mary Jane, which premiered on July 2nd, opens with this quote: "42 percent of African-American women have never been married... This is one black woman's story not meant to represent all black women."

Gabrielle Union: 'It's Not Taboo To Be An Older Mom'

Posted 07.09.2013 | Black Voices

I always knew I was going to wait really long. And I followed the Halle Berry example. So in the next couple years? If I'm lucky. I will make that a r...

'I Didn't Get "Scandal," But I Got Something Better'

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 08.31.2013 | TV

ATLANTA — Even though Gabrielle Union lost the lead role of ABC series "Scandal" to Kerry Washington, she says the experience gave her hope that...

LOOK: Wedding Dress Inspiration From The BET Awards

Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings

White was the color of the night at Sunday's BET Awards! We rounded up the white-hot red carpet looks that offer the best inspiration for your own ...

Gabrielle Union On 'Being Mary Jane'

ESSENCE | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

When Gabrielle Union and a group of girlfriends watched her latest project—the BET dramedy Being Mary Jane (premiering July 2) about single, success...

WATCH: Actresses Tackle The Light Skin Vs. Dark Skin Debate

OWN | Posted 06.26.2013 | OWN

In many parts of the world, people are judged not just by their skin color but also by their skin tone. The devaluing of dark-skinned women, which is ...

WATCH: The Truth About Gabrielle Union's 'Mean-Girl' Past

OWN | Posted 06.20.2013 | OWN

As a successful Hollywood actress, Gabrielle Union has starred in everything from comedies like "Bring It On" to action films like "Bad Boys II." But,...

Celebrity Bodies That Get Better With Age

Vogue | Posted 06.30.2013 | Celebrity

by Evelyn Crowley, Vogue Gravity: fundament of physics, foe of aging physiques. Those of us north of 30 must go the extra mile (literally) to mainta...

ESSENCE Honors Oprah at Black Women in Hollywood Event

Chie Davis | Posted 04.24.2013 | Celebrity
Chie Davis

One of the undisputed most powerful women in recent history, Oprah Winfrey was given the Power Award. Closing out the red carpet, she glided gracefully, stopping to greet press and fans as she led a procession of South African girls from her Leadership Academy.

Stars Dazzle At The ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Awards

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.23.2013 | Black Voices

Pre-Oscar parties are officially in full swing and our favorite soirée of the season took place Thursday afternoon -- the ESSENCE Black Women In Holl...

MUST-SEE: The Most Stunning Fashion Ad We've Ever Seen!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Black Voices

Sit back, relax and prepare to watch the most stunning fashion film you've ever seen. Seriously. Over the past two years, Miu Miu has released a s...

Sam Fine's Makeup Collection Is FINALLY Here!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

It was big news last year when Fashion Fair Cosmetics (FFC), the prestige brand owned by Johnson Publishing Company, tapped celebrity makeup artist Sa...