by Dr. Boyce Watkins onMarch 12, 2013
Dr. Boyce Watkins denounces white media takeovers of black publications in a blog post at Black Blue Dog, saying that Essence magazine was once filled with empowering stories, but now it is replete with images of what white people want black women to become.
March 9, 2013
Constance C.R. White says Time Inc. leaders are disregarding the needs of black women.
by Tamara Jeffries onFebruary 16, 2013
Tamara Jeffries, a former editor at the black women's publication, writes at Poynter that the embattled monthly is more than just pages glued together. It's an institution and a reflection of the African-American female experience.
February 10, 2013
Editorial staff head out at the black women's magazine, followed by others.
February 7, 2013
Jill Scott, Kelly Rowland and others salute emerging stars Lianne La Havas and Solange Knowles.
May 5, 2012
Journal-isms: Beyoncé creates a stir by winning a journalism award from Essence and NYABJ.
April 8, 2012
Journal-isms: The CBS News legend dies at 93.
September 20, 2011
Journal-isms: The expansion of the group for journalists of color could redefine its focus.
March 3, 2011
Marcia Ann Gillespie, former editor-in-chief of Essence, will also join the magazine as special projects director.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 3, 2011
Veteran journalist and style expert Constance C.R. White will take over the publication.
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