01/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Essence Magazine Dedicates January Issue To Obama

Essence may have scooped Vogue, sort of, in being the first women's magazine to put Michelle Obama on its cover since the presidential election, but the Time Inc. title did so by relying on archival images. Essence's January issue is dedicated to President-elect Barack Obama, with essays and commentary from Maya Angelou, Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, Gwen Ifill and other notable African-Americans. The

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