Star Power

Charreah K. Jackson is an international speaker, coach and ESSENCE Senior Editor, empowering the brand's global audience of 13 million. Her grounded and informed pointof- view has been featured on CNN, The CW, ABC News, Fortune and TIME. Charreah is the author of Boss Bride: The...
Miss Robbie Montgomery is the owner and resident matriarch of Sweetie Pie's and Sweetie Pie's at the Mangrove, the nationally acclaimed restaurants she founded in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, documented in the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network docu-series “Welcome to Sweetie...
Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and Chief of Breast Services at Bellevue Hospital and Co-Director of the Bea Welters Breast Health Outreach and Navigation Program. She is a graduate of Harvard College and received her...
Love & Hip-Hop Stars Remy Ma and Papoose had a fairytale wedding of their dreams in 2015 but was officially married in 2008 while Remy was in prison. The two has plenty to share about how to keep a marriage together. So Come out and See “The Papoose Black Love Experience...
Rev. Al Sharpton is the founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), a not-for-profit civil rights organization based in Harlem, New York, with over 47 Chapters nationwide. As one of the nation’s most-renowned civil rights leaders, Rev. Sharpton has been praised...
Most can achieve a goal and be pleasantly satisfied with their results but to continually create new tasks to accomplish and to reinvent your self is the mark of a versatile and motivated individual. It is the definition of father, athlete, actor, entrepreneur, talk show host,...
For many years, Bobby has been known as “The King of the Stage.” Only his friends and family knew that he was also “The King of the Kitchen.” Growing up in Boston, Bobby spent plenty of time with his mom in the kitchen learning her recipes, cooking styles, and family stories. As...
A.R. Bernard enjoyed a successful career in finance before opening a small storefront church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. From a handful of members the church has blossomed into the Christian Cultural Center (CCC), one of America’s fastest-growing churches with over 40,000 members...
Bakari Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just 22 years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. In 2014 he was the...