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Ellianna Placas

Essence Fires White Fashion Director

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.26.2012 | Black Voices

Ellianna Placas, Essence magazine's fashion director, has been fired according to the New York Post. Placas was hired in July 2010 by the magazin...

'Essence' Reassigns White Editor After Racist Facebook Comments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices

Michael Bullerdick has resigned from his post as Managing Editor at Essence magazine and has “accepted a position in another division," reports Medi...

Why Whites Still Dictate Black Style!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Henry Adams

Would a newspaper and website like The Jewish Daily Forward hire a Catholic editor? Would The Advocate engage a straight person as executive director...

Essence's White Fashion Director Ellianna Placas Causes Controversy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Update 7/29: Essence Editor-in-Chief Angela Burt Murray responded to Claire of The Fashion Bomb about the controversy, saying: "I understand that thi...