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Answering The Call: Bravo's Dr. Jackie and Dr. Contessa Talk Shifting The Representation of Black Career Women On Reality TV

8 days ago   |   By Essence

By Jasmine Browley · Updated August 4, 2022 The billion-dollar reality TV industry owes so much to Black women. They have powered some of the most memorable moments in the genre, and spawned enduring internet fodder that transcends generations. Yet, pervasive stereotypes still seem to plague the group. Dr's. Contessa Metcalfe and Jackie Walters are looking to change that. Co-stars on the hit Bravo reality series, Married To Medicine , both women are seen championing the narrative of balancing high-responsibility careers as Georgia-based physicians running their own practice alongside other...
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How The Sale, Production & Ownership Of Electric Vehicles Stand To Impact The Black Community

How The Sale, Production & Ownership Of Electric Vehicles Stand To Impact The Black Community

8 days ago   |   By Essence

By Essence · Updated August 4, 2022 During the 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the ESSENCE Tech Summit audience was treated to a conversation presented by Ford that explored how the sale, production and ownership of electric vehicles stand to impact the Black community. Joined by Federal Affairs Director Dr. Nadia Anderson and Mental Health Clinician Tenesha Winfrey, EVHybridNoire Co-Founder Dr. Shelley Francis kicked off the conversation by talking a little about the overall impact that the new mobility option is having and will continue to have on Black communities, both economically...
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Foot Locker Makes $54 Million investment To Help Bolster The Black Community

Foot Locker Makes $54 Million investment To Help Bolster The Black Community

8 days ago   |   By Essence

By Jasmine Browley · Updated August 4, 2022 Thanks to Black consumers, the sneaker industry is valued at more than $70 billion. Now, one of the niche's biggest retailers is giving back. It was recently announced that Foot Lockerlaunched its Leading Education & Economic Development Initiative through January 2022, in which the company invested nearly $54 million in programs designed to bolster educational and economic opportunities for the Black community. This is a part of a larger $200 million commitment in which Black students and employees and will be empowered and supported through...
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Actress Anne Heche dead at 53 after horror car crash

Actress Anne Heche dead at 53 after horror car crash

The actress suffered lung damage and horrific burns in the Aug. 5 car crash which landed her in a coma. Read more ...

Anne Heche dead at 53: How her life fell apart after Ellen DeGeneres affair

Anne Heche dead at 53: How her life fell apart after Ellen DeGeneres affair

Anne Heche was one of Hollywood's hottest young actresses before her high-profile relationship with Ellen DeGeneres overshadowed her blossoming career, dooming her to become... Read more ...

R. Kelly's fiancée Joycelyn Savage pregnant by disgraced singer...

R. Kelly's fiancée Joycelyn Savage pregnant by disgraced singer: jaw-dropping tell-all

She said one "kinky" sex act made her want to "vomit" - "but I didn't. It turned me off- but he bought whatever I wanted if I did that for him. Read more ...

Michelle Branch Arrested On Domestic Assault Charge Following Split News

Michelle Branch Arrested On Domestic Assault Charge Following Split News

The singer had previously released an emotional statement announcing her split from husband Patrick Carney. Read more ...

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Kim Kardashian Wears Sexy Off-Shoulder Bikini Top While Taking a Shot at...

Kim Kardashian Wears Sexy Off-Shoulder Bikini Top While Taking a Shot at Kylie Jenner's B-Day Party

Almost freeing the nip! Kim Kardashian wore a sexy, risqué off-shoulder black bikini top while taking shots at sister Kylie Jenner's birthday party. The Skims founder, 41, was... Read more ...

Jon Batiste leaving ‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert' after 7 seasons

Jon Batiste leaving ‘Late Show With Stephen Colbert' after 7 seasons

The Grammy and Oscar winner has been with the CBS talk show since 2015. Read more ...

Living the Yacht Life! Inside Kylie Jenner's Luxurious 25th Birthday Party...

Living the Yacht Life! Inside Kylie Jenner's Luxurious 25th Birthday Party on the High Seas: Photos

A boat bash! Kylie Jenner's 25th birthday party was thrown on a luxurious yacht and attended by several pals and a few Kardashian-Jenner family members. “Best birthday,” the... Read more ...

Does Bachelorette Rachel Recchia Pick Tino Franco? Spoilers About If They're...

Does Bachelorette Rachel Recchia Pick Tino Franco? Spoilers About If They're Engaged or Still Together

Looking for Mr. Right! Bachelorette star Rachel Recchia's contestant Tino Franco has been a frontrunner during the entirety of season 19, which also stars co-leading lady Gabby... Read more ...