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‘Black Panther’ has been nominated for seven Academy Awards👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾! The history-making movie is officially on the brink of adding “Oscar-winning film” to its growing list of accolades. Tap the 🔗in bio for more on the 2019 #OscarNominations. (📷: ESSENCE March 2018, @dennisleupold)

Sometimes our biggest beauty wins come from improvisation. (📷: Oct 2018, photographer @franklinthompson_nyc )

‪Thank you for not only inspiring us to dream of a better world, but to be steadfast in the pursuit of that dream. Happy #MLKDay! #RIP (📷: Getty) ‬

We just thought we’d bless your timeline with a few shots of @quincy. Stay hydrated, friends. #mcm (📷: Dec/Jan 2018, photographer @kouroshsotoodeh )

Come through Black excellence! For their wedding day, Simone and Sean Wellington made a point to share the love at a Black-owned venue with Black wedding vendors. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for more from this modern glam wedding. (📷: @keshalambert )

“The responsibility of fighting inequality and injustice is aconversation.” @ava will host 'Day Of Racial Healing' to promote dialogue. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for more on the event examining effort to end discrimination. (📷: Getty)

Winter wonderlands are the perfect backdrop for your winter whites. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for 10 times Black women brought the heat to cold weather getaways. (📷: @chidiashley)

We heard it through the grapevine! @kamalaharris is rumored to have picked Baltimore as the headquarters for her potential presidential campaign. For more on #Kamala2020 hit the 🔗 in our bio. (📷: Getty)

Cardi keeps winning! @iamcardib will be one of the acts blessing the Grammy stage with a performance. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for a full list of performers. (📷: Getty)

PERIOD. #WomensMarch (📷: @womensmarch )

She acts, she sings, she knows how to heat up a red carpet- @cynthiaerivo is our kind of triple threat. Hit the 🔗 in our bio for more on the British starlet and singer as she chats with us about all things beauty, her Hollywood arrival and how she's taking on Tinseltown on her own terms. (📷: DEC/JAN 2018, photographer @kouroshsotoodeh )

Are you and your girls plotting on the perfect getaway for the summer? Well, the Caribbean-infused French island of Martinique is calling your name. Check out our new series #EssenceEscapes as we take you inside a girls trip to the island to explore the history, cuisine and culture. Tap the 🔗in bio and tag along with @charlipenn on the girls trip of a lifetime.

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