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Mikki Taylor

5 Ways to Defeat Your Dream Killers

Zondra Hughes | Posted 03.06.2017 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Dream killers are more dangerous than haters. A hater disapproves of your dream from the sidelines (or sneakily from within your circle). Haters ar...

Booked for the Evening Gala: Newark Public Library

Madinah James | Posted 02.05.2015 | Arts
Madinah James

During a brisk October evening this past fall in downtown Newark, NJ, guests came out to attend a fundraising benefit for The Newark Public Library entitled "Booked For The Evening" and to celebrate The Library's 125th Anniversary as one of the city's premiere educational and cultural public institutions.

WATCH: Essence's Mikki Taylor Dishes On The Real Secret To Success

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.18.2013 | Black Voices

Since joining Essence magazine's staff over 30 years ago, Mikki Taylor has been dedicated to the business of empowering black women. It's that legacy ...

On the 'A' With Souleo: NJPAC Gala Attendees on Government Shutdown and Oversexualized Pop Stars

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

The empowerment of women and whole communities is a central focus of the Women's Association of NJPAC, which hosted the gala and has helped raise over $40 million for the institution since 1994.

And the Winner is...

Mikki Taylor | Posted 05.12.2012 | Black Voices
Mikki Taylor

Watching the legendary Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte stroll across the stage at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards swept me away. Their timeless elegance made me realize that the old adage "trends come and go, but style remains" is ever more true today.

Julee Wilson

Mikki Taylor Talks 'Commander In Chic' Style (PHOTOS) | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices

Today is (finally) the official release date of Mikki Taylor's highly anticipated book "Commander In Chic." Filled with tips and tricks inspired by Mi...

Style Fellowship

Mikki Taylor | Posted 01.29.2012 | Black Voices
Mikki Taylor

No matter where you're heading to celebrate, make it count -- from the "off-duty chic" look appropo for a trim-the-tree party or the "blue chip glamour" that's a must for New Year's Eve as great style doesn't take a holiday.

From Jackie O to Michelle O: Being in Command of Your Style

Mikki Taylor | Posted 01.03.2012 | Black Voices
Mikki Taylor

As Michelle Obama demonstrates, style is really about how you see yourself from within and the care you in turn give yourself in light of recognizing your value. It's time we take a page from her book and begin to take the utmost care of ourselves.

The Color Of Beauty

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

As I packed my bags to make my way home to Haiti once again, I must have packed and repacked my cosmetic bags at least six times with my personal item...

Girls Who Rule the World: Mentoring Teens to Make Good Choices

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Girls Who Rule the World will provide 100 teen girls in Georgia the opportunity to learn about professional etiquette, appropriate dress, and making the right sexual choices to decrease health risks.