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#ESSENCE is saddened to report the passing of famed author, Eric Jerome Dickey. Dickey was an ESSENCE and New York Times best-selling author best known for his novels about contemporary African-American life. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Unveiling our January + February cover art featuring a stunning collaboration with global fashion and beauty founder @rihanna and artist Lorna Simpson. The striking visuals channel iconic black magazine spreads with an ethereal Rihanna. #ESSENCE
Iconic model, entrepreneur, and lifestyle expert B. Smith has passed away. She broke down barriers for women of color in the modeling world and beyond. May she rest in peace. 🕊️(📷: Getty/B. Smith)