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Celebs

I never found Reggie Bush sexy … until now! I finally understand Kim Kardashian’s attraction to Reggie, even though he usually looks too short and squat for my tastes. Thanks, Essence, for putting him on the cover of the first-ever “Black Men, Love and Relationships” issue. [Essence] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Melanie Sims wrote an essay called “Dating Like a White Girl” for the November issue of Essence magazine. In the piece, she says she rewrote her “conservative Black girl dating rules” to have fun with dating and get over a man who was unfaithful. Here’s her explanation:

“Yes, I’m stereotyping White girls as… READ MORE »


News

I’m a cat lover, but never have I considered swapping my eyebrows for a cat tattoo. All of the women in these pics should grow bangs. [Just Whatever]
Awww. These guys proposed to their girlfriends in Essence magazine, and now you can help them win a $50,000 dream wedding by voting on their surprise marriage… READ MORE »


News

I was very skeptical when I heard about Essence’s special “Voluptuous Issue” this morning. I thought maybe it would be a gimmick like Vogue Italia’s “Black Issue”. And I didn’t see a need for a special issue celebrating full-figured women because Essence seems to do just that on a consistent basis. One of the reasons… READ MORE »