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The Source Magazine’s L. Londell McMillan Welcomes Essence Back to the Culture of Black-Owned Business


WELCOME BACK TO BLACK !!! Visit for more information On Wednesday, the independently Black-owned company Essence Ventures acquired Essence Communications from Time Inc., making the iconic brand 100 percent Black-owned for the first time in two decades. The magazine was purchased by the founder of Sundial Brands  and owner of Shea Moisture Richelieu Dennis, who seeks […]

Black-Owned Company Acquired Essence Magazine From Time Inc.


Essence Ventures, an independent Black-owned company, acquired Essence Communications on Wednesday from Time Inc., making the iconic brand 100 percent Black owned and led by a Black female executive team with an ownership stake. “We are excited to be able to return this culturally relevant and historically significant platform to ownership by the people and […]

Zendaya Covers Essence’s New Global Issue

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Zendaya covers Essence Magazine’s August issue which just so happens to be the magazine’s second annual global issue shot in Rio de Janeiro. The 19-year-old actress, singer and style icon continues to blaze her own trail on her journey to stardom, and she does so in an unapologetic manner. Visit for more information If […]