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Essence & Ebony

From uptown chic to women’s health or starting your own business, Ebony and Essence magazines bring us a slice of life à la the African-American experience.

Ebony—a black-oriented, general, picture magazine dealing primarily with contemporary topics. Feature articles deal with education, history, politics, literature, art, business, personalities, civil rights, sports, entertainment, music and social events. Regular monthly departments include Speaking of People, Fashion Fair, Photo-Editorial, Sounding Off (record review), Ebony Book Shelf, Date With a Dish (culinary art), and House Call (Health and Fitness).

Essence—inspires Black women of all shades and shapes to lead bold, fulfilling lives. We encourage their passions and dreams and celebrate their community. As a trusted friend, Essence reflects their best selves and motivates them to live without limits. Essence reaches 8.1 million readers each month and reaches 37% of African American women in one issue. In 2010, Essence will celebrate its 40th anniversary of being the Spirit of Black Women.